Healthcare Support Worker

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
CB1 1LF
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Hours
Part time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Nov 2021
Closes
19 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
  • Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.
This vacancy will close on the 28th of November.
Interviews are due to be held on the 8th of December.
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • 1. Literacy and Numeracy (level 2) and complete FBC activity and Values and behaviours assessment 2. Completed Trust band 2 competencies if internal applicant
Desirable criteria
  • Diploma Level 2/3 in Care/Health or other relevant qualification
Experience
Essential criteria
  • Proven clinical practice within an acute setting as a band 2 HCA
Desirable criteria
  • Experience within a surgical specialty
Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Understands the importance of respect / 6Cs 2. Promote the importance of maintaining confidentiality 3. Recognise the extent and limitations of own and others competence 4. Use own initiative recognising when to escalate concerns to a senior member of staff 5. Understands the importance of consistently providing individualised care based on current research and evidence 6. Demonstrate awareness of the needs of area specific patient group 7. Understanding of the anxiety and distress of some patients and relatives 8. Basic anatomy and physiology
Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of National and local priorities and initiatives.
Skills
Essential criteria
  • 1. Well developed verbal and written communication skills. 2. Respects patient dignity, wishes and beliefs demonstrating behaviours that are caring and compassionate 3. Ability to promote best practice 4. Support and induct new junior colleagues and assist them to meet their Performance Standards 5. Work as an effective and responsible member of the multidisciplinary team 6. Ability to identify a need for and negotiate changes in practice within the team 7. Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a demanding workload in order to provide quality care to patient 8. Maintenance of clinical competencies
Desirable criteria
  • 1. Prepared to undertake a Link role 2. within directorate 3. Prepared to undertake recognised 4. mentoring / coaching role. 5. Reflective practitioner 6. IT skills
Additional Requirements
Essential criteria
  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Safe, Kind, Excellent. 1. Identify and assess potential risks involved in work activities 2. Take responsibility for own personal development 3. Use and maintain resources efficiently and Effectively You will be expected to complete the Trust band 3 competencies within a 6 month (pro rata) timeframe
Desirable criteria
  • Responsible for training and inducting junior colleagues and assisting them to meet their Performance Standards
Applicant requirements
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Healthcare Assistant ( PDF , 854.0 KB )
  • Information for applicants - Completing your application ( PDF , 118.0 KB )
  • Performance Standards ( PDF , 180.2 KB )
  • Staff Benefits ( PDF , 121.4 KB )
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Further details / informal visits contact
Name Lisa Brignell Job title Senior Sister Email address Apply Telephone number Apply

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    Healthcare Support Worker

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
    Pay
    £ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Part time
    Posted
    20 Nov 2021
    Type
    Bank
    Closes
    19 Dec 2021

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