Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.
A vacancy has arisen for a Band 3 HCSW (Nursing Assistant) in the Vascular & Diabetes Unit for 20 hours per week or on some occasions 40 hours over 2 weeks. Some weekend working will be required (approx. 6 weekends per year).
Specific training will be given on the job though we expect you to have at least 2 years experience in the health care setting.
Candidates without experience will be considered and supported to complete an 18 month apprenticeship course. The employment conditions in this case will be on a band 2 basis, moving to band 3 on completion.
You will need to have good communication skills and be numerate.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Ruth Boyes or Linda Harris
Vascular & Diabetes Unit
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Salisbury, SP2 8BJ.
Tel no: 01722 336262 ext 4937
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.
GETTING TO WORK
We offer parking on site at Salisbury District Hospital, a daily charge applies. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through the bus services to the city centre and other areas.
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUALITY
Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.
The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, martial status and age.
If this job requires you to have DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment, you will be required to replay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed in installments from your salary. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13 per annum but you need to sign up for this via their website.
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