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Health care support worker

Employer
Robert Jones and Agnes
Location
The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopeadic Hospital NHS Trust, Oswestry
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Oct 2021
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Job Details

Here at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Trust, we are very proud of our reputation for providing outstanding care to our patients. Our continued success is accomplished through the skills and expertise of our staff, which is underpinned by our values: Friendly, Caring, Excellence, Professional and Respect. If your values align to ours, and you would like to join us in aspiring to deliver world class patient care, we would love to hear from you.

Health care support worker

The NHS is the biggest employer in Europe. It's a world-renowned institution and an exciting place to work, full of challenges and opportunities.

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) is one of the leading specialist orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for innovation. We work together as a team of over 1,600 expert members of staff to make a difference for our patients and their families.

Our latest CQC Report was published in February 2019 and saw us rated as 'Good' overall and 'Outstanding' for care.

Who are we looking for

We are looking for a proactive & positive support worker who will work effectively work in our adult outpatients service. The successful candidate will demonstrate Trust values at the core of their day to day working to ensure provision of quality patient focused care.

The focus of the post is to prepare , assist in provision of , and ensure successful completion of outpatient services for our outpatients , whilst working with clinical multidisciplinary teams with in the specialties of Orthopaedics, rheumatology , and metabolic medicine .

This role is for someone who is willing to lead by example , able to mentor , support ,train other support workers, apprentices & students in all aspects of the HCSW role .Technical skills required will include phlebotomy , ECG taking , splint fitting , physiological measurements (training will be provided as required )

Why work at RJAH?

Joining RJAH is more than just a job - we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.

Whether you're starting out in your career, or have a wealth of experience - we're always looking to recruit outstanding individuals in a range of clinical areas, as well as support and administrative roles.

We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding professional development opportunities.

RJAH has strong links with a range of universities including Staffordshire, Keele, Glyndwr, Chester and Birmingham.

Shropshire is also one of the most attractive parts of the country, with a rich historic culture and excellent transport links. The hospital is located on a site outside Oswestry, just off the A5. The nearest train station is in Gobowen, approximately two miles from the hospital. The station is part of the Chester to Birmingham line.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Elizabeth Reece, Job title: Main Outpatients Manager
Email address: elizabeth.reece1@nhs.net Telephone number: 01691 404572

or

Sara Lalam, Main outpatients sister
Tel: 01691 404572

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We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the post.

We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received. The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert.

All employees of the Trust are expected to demonstrate our five values which underpin the delivery of outstanding patient care (Friendly, Excellence, Caring, Professional, Respect)

Prospective employees are therefore also expected to demonstrate these values throughout the process, and we would like to make you aware that every interaction with the Trust during the recruitment and selection process will be assessed against the Trust's Values.

In submitting an application form to NHS Jobs, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. You also authorise the RJAH Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

Your application form and reference must include a minimum of 3 years employment or education history. Please explain any gaps in your employment/education history and reasons for these gaps.

The Trust reserves the right to withdraw any offers of employment if pre-employment checks are not satisfactory, including references and previous attendance record.

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