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Health Care Assistant

Wirral Community Healt
St Catherines Health Centre, Birkenhead
Competitive salary
Closing date
1 Nov 2021

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The values at our HEART, focus on how we all provide care to patients.

Health and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do

Exceptional person-centred care

Actively supporting each other

Responsive, professional, innovative

Trusted to deliver

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health and social services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our populations, partners, commissioners and staff.

Working for Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.

Fixed Term 12 Month Contract to 30th June 2022

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and be part of Access and Intermediate care, delivering care in the community as part of the admission prevention and hospital discharge pathways.

Are you an experienced and enthusiastic person with experience in delivering care and looking to make a difference to the lives of people in your local community? Do you want flexibility with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and abilities to support people in your local community...if so your local NHS needs you!

This post requires good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable. We are looking for candidates with experience of providing care in the community and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

You will be supported through training as part of induction and development in your role. You will be supported to complete the NHS Care Certificate and be provided with opportunities to develop and enhance skills. This role provides opportunities to participate within a multi-disciplinary team of health and social care professionals, and development within the wider Wirral Community NHS services.

You will be supporting people with activities of daily living, personal care, moving and handling, prompting medication, meal preparation and social care and support. You will be supporting people to remain independent in their own homes and also in the period of transition following a short stay in hospital whilst awaiting for other home care services.

There are also opportunities for ward based positions within Clatterbridge. Preferences can be discussed at interview

required to work over a 7 day shift pattern 8am - 10pm Monday - Sunday

Internal applicants should speak to their manager about secondment opportunities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSteve SmithJob titleTeam managerEmail

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Important Information

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record system.

For further information explaining how we use your information in line with GDPR please see our 'Guidance for applicants' document.

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Closing Dates: The Trust reserves the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.

Reference Information: Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid business email addresses for them . The Trust will not accept personal references from friends or family.

Salary Expectations: The Trust pays staff in line with national NHS Terms and Conditions. Relevant experience may be considered when salary offers are made.

Further Information: WCHC is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of disability, age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status.

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to discharging its statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and adults and will support staff to fulfil this duty.

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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