Band 2 - Clinical Support Worker - Nicol Unit

Job ID: 518450
Location: Stratford Upon Avon
Salary: 15,251 to 17,978 pa negotiable
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Job Reference: 203-CR4165

Employer:South Warwickshire NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Nicol UnitLocation:Stratford Upon AvonSalary:15,251 to 17,978 pa

Hello, we are South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Thank you for having a look at one of our vacancies. We think this is a great place to work and hope that by looking through our information you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4000 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don't need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are 'Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care'. Throughout the recruitment process you will asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn't matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

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Band 2 - Clinical Support Worker - Nicol Unit - 37.5 Hours
Our Vision is clear. We want to provide the best possible healthcare to our population. This means using our resources well and making sure our care is of the highest possible.
Competent Clinical Support Workers are essential to assist us with managing the patient flow through our organisation and onwards into the local community and other services. This is one of a number of initiatives aimed to make the patient's journey through our services as good as it can be.

Come and join our team!

If you have an interest in caring for people there is opportunity to begin a career in a support role, which requires no set qualifications.
SWFT have recently introduced the 'Cavendish Care Certificate' (CCC) which means you will be trained to a specific set of standards providing evidence you have the right knowledge, skills and behaviours to provide 'compassionate, safe and high quality care and support'. This will form part of your induction to the organisation where you will be expected to achieve a number of competencies within the first 3 months of employment. You will be expected to attend study days and complete a number of activities. You will receive guidance and support from a clinical educator alongside an assigned mentor to assist you in meeting the assessment requirements.
This is a great opportunity so joining our organisation now as a Clinical Support Worker will be your chance to play a part in shaping our future as an excellent provider of healthcare.
There is also opportunity to then go on to train for a registered nursing degree should you excel in the position and wish to do so.
Nicol Unit
We are a supportive friendly team on the Nicol unit which is a community ward caring for mainly elderly patients requiring a step up or step down facilities. We offer rehabilitation, palliative care and admission prevention beds.
We are looking for a person who is enthusiastic, dynamic, highly motivated, and who is committed to giving high quality care.
Contact Liz Gould Ward Manager 01789 205831 ext 5231 for any further information or ato arrange an informal visit.
To help us achieve our vision of providing the best possible healthcare, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust run Assessment Centres to select its future employees. These vary depending on the vacancy but their core purpose is to create an environment in which you, along with other candidates are able to demonstrate key workplace skills.
The Assessment Centre will be an opportunity for you get a feel for the culture, leadership, and learning opportunities within South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Assessment is based on a numeracy test, an interview and a group exercise which will be undertaken against the core values and behaviours that our employees pride themselves with.
The next Assessment Centre is scheduled for Tuesday 2nd May 2017. Please ensure you are available on this date should your application be shortlisted.
Should you wish discuss the opportunities available or the recruitment process please contact either Claire Hawkins or Matt Clarson on 01926 495321 ext: 4595/ 8437.

Sometimes we get a lot of applications for our roles. On those occasions we might close the job early. If you don't want to miss out we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.

We aim to short list all roles within a week of the closing date. We will contact you via email as to the outcome of your application following this.

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it's a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 Hours/WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:2Staff Group:Additional Clinical ServicesSpecialty/Function:Nicol Unit

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:18/04/2017Contact Name:Liz GouldEmail Address:liz.gould@swft.nhs.ukTelephone:01926 495 321 ext 5232

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