Make a difference with us
If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.
We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.
To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
To deliver the best value for money
We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic Healthcare Support Worker who is committed to excellence, team working and patient focused care to work within the Adult District Nursing Team based in the Western Community Hospital, Southampton.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who enjoys working as part of a team, is eager to learn and engage in all aspects of patient care. District Nursing runs a 7-day flexible working service so you need to be able to work weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. Shifts are either 0830 to 1630, 1000 to 1800 or 1400 to 2200 hours and you will be expected to work every 1 in 4 weekends.
Our commitment to our staff ensures you are well supported by the team and receive the appropriate initial and ongoing training and supervision, enabling you to be competent and excel in all aspects of patient care whilst gaining fulfilment from this rewarding job role.
If you would like to arrange a visit to the Team before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Claire White to arrange.
Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.
Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:
27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
Purchase of additional annual leave
Training and development opportunities
An extensive health and wellbeing service
Flexible working options
Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
NHS discounts from leading retailers
Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.
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.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants
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