Healthcare Assistants – Willow Ward, Liskeard Hospital Job at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – in Liskeard
Inpatient Healthcare Support
Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Liskeard Community Hospital
£18,546 – £19,918 Per annum
Thank you for your interest in joining us at Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
We pride ourselves in striving to be an employer of choice.
We will deliver safe, high quality, consistent and personalised care based on best practice. We are working to be a responsive organisation that listens and learns.
We work to be a green organisation, and our sustainability plan will deliver NHS net zero targets. We will support quality care, research and innovation. All our work will be underpinned by clear and transparent principles and systems.
We will work together with our staff to create an organisation that supports our collective health and wellbeing. We will attract, retain and develop great people, and embed a caring, open, inclusive and restorative just culture that supports us to deliver quality care.
With our partners we will deliver health care that improves people’s quality of life, prevents ill health and reduces inequalities. We will spend our money wisely to achieve high quality outcomes that matter to local people.
At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. Unless exempt, we encourage and support staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.
We are looking to recruit a full-time Band 2 Healthcare Assistants to join our nursing team for Willow Ward, a 19 bedded ward, at Liskeard Community Hospital. The role will require the post holder to be committed to the on-going development of the ward and multi disciplinary team working, aiming to deliver the highest standards of patient care to our predominantly elderly patients.
The shifts the postholder would be undertaking are a range of Early, Late and Night duties on a rotational basis in order to support 24 hour nursing care, 7 days per week. Although based at Liskeard Community Hospital, a flexible working approach is required to support other Community Hospitals with the East Locality as service needs require.
At Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we are proud to prioritise the development of our people. To support this, the following opportunities are available:
Career conversations and individual development plans for succession planning and talent management
Protected CPD time for registered staff
Access to a dedicated central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
Leadership and Management development programmes
Coaching and mentoring opportunities
A full clinical induction programme for operational skills
Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
Individual professional development programmes
Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:
Suite of health and wellbeing initiatives to support our colleagues physical and mental health
Free access to individual HARP portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
Free DBS checks where required
Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions
NHS Pension Scheme
Salary sacrifice car scheme
Cycle to work scheme
The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.
The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.
If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.
If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.
Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644
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Company: Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust –
Company Location: Liskeard