Community Support Worker/Trainee

Selby, North Yorkshire, England
YO8 8AA
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust £ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Closes
20 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Maintains safety, privacy and dignity of all patients in the delivery of patient centred care, recognising and respecting differences including spiritual and cultural beliefs.

Responsible for recognising the signs of patient harm, abuse or neglect, including poor clinical practice, identifying issues regarding the safeguarding of children who may be at risk and reporting all such concerns in accordance with Trust Safeguarding procedures.

Undertakes delegated activities within level of own competency, and with due regard to risk assessment, to assist with the implementation of intervention plans as part of the multidisciplinary team. Patients have a range of mental health conditions, may demonstrate behaviours that challenge and may have difficult family situations of relevance.

Completes patient assessment tools and accurately summarises within patient care records.

Identifies changes in patients' presentation and acts, reports and records appropriately.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care level 3 or equivalent Care Certificate
  • Key skills in Literacy and Numeracy level 2
  • Diploma in Health and Social Care level 3 must be achieved within 2 years of commencement in post
  • Care Certificate must be achieved within 12 weeks of commencement in post
  • Successful completion of the Trust's full HCA Framework, including key skills in Literacy and Numeracy level 2, within 2 years of commencement in post


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Previous experience as a Band 2/3 HCA or equivalent in a care environment.


Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience of working with people with mental/social health needs or learning disabilities.


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Compassionate in meeting the needs of vulnerable people and their families and carers.
  • Able to work flexibly and co-operatively as part of a team
  • Committed to continual quality and service improvement
  • Self awareness and committed to continual personal development.


TEWV encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

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 apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted

Ref: NYA18622

Job Details

Community Support Worker/Trainee

Selby, North Yorkshire, Englandd Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
20 Jul 2022

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