Healthcare Worker

Dartford, Kent, England
DA1 1JW
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 18.546 - 19.918 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 18.546 - 19.918 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 May 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Job Dimensions/Responsibilities

Support the work of the multidisciplinary team by:

  • Consistently delivering a patient focused service, which promotes optimum independence.
  • Offering appropriate support and advice to the patients.
  • Recording accurately all care given as required.
  • Enable patients to maintain and improve their independence by promoting involvement in the therapeutic activity programme.
  • Noting and reporting accurately any care given and/or information required by the nurse in charge.
  • Give physical care as required or instructed.
  • Promote patient's appearance and personal hygiene by offering support, advice and ensure that suitable requisites are available.
  • Promote a healthy, safe and secure environment by adhering to Trust statutory health and safety requirements and maintain confidentiality of information at all times in compliance with Trust and Forensic & Specialists Care Group policies.
  • Assist patients and nursing team to maintain a clean and healthy ward environment and assist patients in all aspects of daily living skills as required.

Person specificationExperienceEssential criteria
  • Previous experience of working in care

Desirable criteria
  • Experience in working in secure services


Communication skillsEssential criteria
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable criteria
  • Computer literacy


PLEASE NOTE: If role is patient-facing, candidates will be required to meet any government requirements for Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment to be appointed. A full course of the Covid-19 vaccination (or where applicable a valid exemption) may be required to be evidenced prior to receiving an unconditional job offer.

KMPT Staff Benefits:
NHS pension scheme

Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
Annual leave for Agenda for Change

On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
Recommend a friend campaign

If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
Flexible working

Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

Dependant on length of NHS service
Other paid/unpaid leave

This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.

Non paid leave for career breaks
Staff Support

KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.
NHS discounts and shopping vouchers

Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.
Learning and Development opportunities

In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.

Induction.
KMPT is committed to supporting all new staff and this includes a comprehensive Induction programme. The duration of the programme is dependent on role and can be from 2 days to 4 weeks (not always consecutive days).
The Induction programme will provide an excellent opportunity for new staff to meet and engage with KMPT's subject specialists and will include the essential training required.
The programme may involve some travel to the various training venues across Kent and Medway, the main ones being Canterbury, Maidstone and Dartford.

Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on.........!

New starter bonus. At the Trust we really value our nurses and the skills they bring. To recognise this we offer a New Hire Bonus of £1200 pro rata

Ref: FR0074A

Job Details

Healthcare Worker

Dartford, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Pay
£ 18.546 - 19.918 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
13 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
11 Jun 2022

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