Community Support Worker

York, North Yorkshire, England
YO30 4UR
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
29 Nov 2019
29 Dec 2019

Job Description

The successful candidate must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have literacy and numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Health Care Assistant competencies within the first year. Internal staff must have completed the full framework before they can apply.

We are seeking individuals whoare motivated, flexible, and able to communicate effectively and have a commitment to providing a Person Centred delivery of services and, to the involvement of service users, family members and carers in all aspects of service delivery. It is essential that the post holder possesses a good clinical knowledge base, has experience within Learning Disability settings and should have an awareness of the Mental Health, Mental Capacity Act, and is also motivated and can demonstrate innovation and forward thinking.

To support Transforming Care implementation the post holderswillbe part of an existing Secure Outreach Services which operate within Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust which support people to safely transition into the communityfrom secure settings.

Applicants must have a flexible approach to their work as they will be expected to take part in the on-call rota and should be able to travel independently to various locations within the Trust on a regular basis.

The post holder will work in a supportive environment that is committed to personal and professional development.

This post requires the post holder to frequently travel to various locations within the Trust. A lease car scheme is in operation

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 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 within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Tier 2 Visa Applicants - From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependants will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. The requirement has been designed to strengthen the safeguards against individuals with a criminal history who are seeking to come into the UK.

Ref: FLD5018D

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