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Band 3 Bank Community Care Support Worker

Location:
Hertfordshire
Salary:
Hourly

 

Band 3 Bank Community Care Support Worker

(flexible and long term opportunities available)

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Locations covered:Sort Valley ICT, Royston ICT, Stevenage ICT, North Herts ICT, Lower Lea Valley ICT, Upper Lea Valley ICT and Welwyn & Hatfield ICT

Pay rates

Basic

Day: £10.04

Night/Sat: £14.04

Sun/Bank Holiday: £17.57

 

Fringe

Day: £10.92

Night/Sat: £14.56

Sun/Bank Holiday: £18.09

 

‘Earlies’, ‘Lates’, ‘Days’, ‘Nights’ & ‘Weekend’ bank shift patterns available. Rates include holiday pay which is accrued for hours worked and paid separately

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust - often referred to as HCT - provides services across the county and in West Essex,making about 1.1 million contacts a year with service users. This Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, community settings and in its community hospitals.

They employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at theforefront of NHS care and support.

Staff reach the deepest into an individual's life working with wider colleagues in the NHS, social care, education, charities and local government to personalise care packages which supportthem to maintain their independence for as long as possible.

We are looking for Community Healthcare Assistants to provide high value health care to patients in a community as part of a large integrated community team of Band 7, Band 6, Band 5, and Band 3 nurses.

You will be required to:

  • To monitor patients whilst carrying out the activities and identify and report any changes in the patient’s health and wellbeing.
  • Ensure all changes relevant to patient care are communicated to the nursing staff, prior to end of shift and documented appropriately in patients’ notes, correctly carry out those aspects of the Care Plan that have been delegated and agreed within the Community Nursing team
    • Communicate and work together with other teams within Provider Services, and other providers to ensure optimum patient centred care.
    • Car driver essential, or access to a car, unless you have a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995
    • Use equipment to manoeuvre patients as appropriate.
    • To respect patient’s dignity, wishes and beliefs, involving them in shared decision, Making and obtaining patient consent for specific activities.

Essential skills:

  • Supporting patients within their own homes(Essential)
  • Supporting activities of daily living (Essential)
  • Medication prompts (Essential)
  • Good communication skills (Essential)
  • wound care (Essential)
  • Comfortable with using IT (Essential)
  • Car driver (Essential)
  • Phlebotomy (Desirable)

 

We’re committed to giving you more flexibility and control over your working life. By joining the NHSP bank you’ll gain access to the best choice of available shifts.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

- Competitive, weekly pay

- Priority access to available shifts

- Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension

- Paid annual leave, statutory maternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)

- Training and development opportunities

- First choice of shifts

- Uniform and other workplace benefits

Please note that you will be contacted via email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

 
15/03/2022