Kernowflex (Bank) Healthcare Support Worker - Band 2

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
25 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our flexible workforce supporting the hospital and colleagues to provide excellent patient care. There are a range of working hours available to you including as and when required and short term contracts potentially leading to substantive employment.

We offer:

  • Weekly pay

Are you looking for occasional or regular work in a caring and friendly environment? Kernowflex, the staff bank for Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, is seeking Health Care Support Workers who are able to work effectively in a variety of settings, wards and departments as part of a multi-disciplinary team committed to delivering first class care to its patients.

Applications are invited for the above post from caring and enthusiastic Health Care Support Workers. Candidates must have experience of delivering care in this or an equivalent role within a health care providing organisation. To successfully register to provide work through Kernowflex you will be required to attend a skills assessment and an interview.

If you are successful in this role you will be required to undertake 3 days Corporate Induction and 2 healthcare training days prior to commencing in your post.

Please note: information submitted in your application via NHS Jobs will be transferred to Trac, our third party recruitment system. This will be for the management of the recruitment process including retaining any related documents. Your data remains confidential and will not be shared with any other parties. By submitting an application, you authorise Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

If your application is successful, your details will be retained for as long as you remain our employee (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). If your application is unsuccessful, your job application and related documents will be retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to how we handle your personal data please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer by email ( Email address removed ).

We are committed to ensuring all of our colleagues are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways. The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust is a non-smoking organisation; smoking is not permitted on any of our sites.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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 to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

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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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