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Health Care Assistant

Employer
Oxford Health NHS Foun
Location
St Leonards Ward, Wallingford Community Hospital, Wallingford
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
23 Sep 2021
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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Are you looking for a new exciting career opportunity within healthcare?

We are looking for enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants to be part of our wonderful nursing team and be passionate about working in healthcare.

You will support the nursing team to deliver outstanding care, showing support to our patients and their families; helping to promote independence, dignity and positively enhancing the lives of our older patients in our care.

We welcome applications from experienced Healthcare Assistants wishing to change to community nursing or for individuals who are looking for a new and rewarding career opportunity.

As a team member you will receive on-going support with an excellent development programme to help you reach your full potential. We can also provide opportunities for you to progress in your career with Apprenticeships and Nursing Associate Training available.

If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve then we would love to hear from you.

The role is available on a permanent contract. A flexible requirement to work a variety of shift patterns is essential. Our shift patterns are: 7.30am-3.30pm / 1.00pm-9pm / 8.30pm-8.00am.

Flexibility to be able to undertake early/late/night shifts is required.

Informal phone calls and visits are actively encouraged for more information.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAndy Armsby

Job titleWard Manager

Email addressandy.armsby@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Telephone number01865 904354

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  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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