Healthcare Support Worker - Twilight - London

Recruiter
Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experience. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping a our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.
We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.


Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is an integrated community and acute trust providing a seamless service to residents of the borough. The adult Community Nursing Service is divided into 4 neighbourhoods to which are all covered by the Twilight team and care is provided for patients in their own homes and in community clinics. The successful candidate will be expected to share our Trust values.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Health Care Support Worker who is passionate about delivering safe, high quality, holistic care to a dedicated client group.

You will be required to work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability and expected to be motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and team working skills as well as a positive attitude to change.

You will visit patients in their own homes and provide a comprehensive range of clinical nursing activities including the administration of insulin as well as working closely with GPs/ SELDOC and other community colleagues to help plan and deliver complex packages of care to enable patients to remain in their home environment for as long as possible.

You will also experience the challenges of working within a diverse multicultural society which with the backing of a supportive team can prove to be very rewarding.

In return you will be supported with a comprehensive induction programme and access to further education for your own personal professional development such as Preceptorship and Mentorship to enhance career progression.

The Trust is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Evidence of a full current UK driving licence and daily access to a car is essential, for this role.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Christine Dawson, Neighbourhood Nurse Manager on 07876591889.










Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.
For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.Shortlisted applicants for posts up to and including band 4 may be invited to sit a basic numeracy and literacy test as part of the interview process. If you have any concerns about your ability in either area you are strongly advised to visit the Excellence Gateway website and try some of the activities and practice questions. If you have been shortlisted and previously passed either test, please make us aware.
Our employment checking processes require that all appointed candidates provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If you have a disability which makes completing an application form difficult please contact:
For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on 020 8836 5770; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on 020 8836 6777/6749, Clinical roles at UHL call 020 8333 3215, 020 8333 3147, for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on 020 8836 6825/5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.














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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.







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