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Health Care Support Worker

Bradford District Care
Across 2 sites Shipley Health Centre and Bingley Canalside, Shipley/Bingley
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Sep 2021
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Bradford District Care Trust is an award-winning Trust that provides a range of innovative services that have been recognised as best practice nationally. As a provider of care for people of all ages who have mental and/or community health needs we are dedicated to providing a high quality service, close to where people live and as much as possible tailored to an individual's needs.

The Trust's purpose is to create connected communities and help people to feel as healthy as they can be at every point in their lives and our vision is to connect people to the best quality care, when and where they need it and be a national role model as an employer and provide our staff with the best place to work.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values:- We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

Are you a passionate and caring person looking to work in a dynamic and innovative community nursing team?

If so, then we would like to meet you.

Our Community Matron team is looking to recruit a health care support worker at Band 3 to support the team with caring for patients with complex health needs across 2 Primary Care Networks in Bingley and Shipley areas . The post is for part time 24 hours a week splitting your time between the Shipley and Bingley areas

as this is a community based role it is essential that you are able to travel across the area independently

Whether you're a new to this type of role or and experienced HCSW, we'll support your personal and professional development, including our preceptorship program or mentorship that is tailored to meet your needs, and your continued clinical development to further develop your nursing skills.

Unique opportunities also include the opportunity to apply for nursing apprenticeship schemes and Nursing associate roles, with peer support, to get you ready for the next step up if you desire. As a high-performing, learning organisation, you will also benefit from our coaching and mentoring programme to support your development goals.

As a member of the Community Matron service, you will be providing high quality care for people in their own homes, and in residential care homes ranging from long term conditions, to complex care and palliative care. You'll be working as part of a specialised service, in partnership with our community nursing teams, with the support of agile technology to help you deliver timely, high quality care, with support from specialists across the Trust.

You will be joining a Trust that offers a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working and a range of options to support your health and wellbeing, to suit your needs and Preceptorship programmes or mentorship that is tailored.

Closing date - 17th September 2021

Shortlisting date - 20th September 2021

Proposed interview date - 27th September 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name :Carla Smith

Job title :Service Development Lead Community Matrons

Email address

Telephone number : 07860749694

Additional contact information

anna.kennedy@bdct, 07710917063

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Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

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