Healthcare Assistants/Trainees

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
15 Jan 2020
14 Feb 2020

Job Description

The successful candidates must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have Literacy and Numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Healthcare Assistant competencies within their probationary period (first 6 months in role).

The successful candidates who do not have the required qualifications will be expected to enrol on the Healthcare Assistant Framework which will include the acquisition of the level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care, level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent and achievement of competencies. You will have a maximum of 2 years to complete this.

Exciting opportunities forHealthcare Assistants have arisen to join Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, within the Secure Inpatient Service. Ridgeway provides nursing care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health problems, autism and other complex health care needs within low and medium secure settings.

Our secure services offer high quality care across an entire care pathway which is delivered by experienced staff in a world class purpose built facility. Our culture of continuous quality improvement ensures that our secure services improve the delivery and efficiency of services.

We demonstrate excellence in all of our activities to improve outcomes and experiences for users of our services, their careers and families and staff and expect our staff to fully embrace and follow the Trust statement of values and behaviours which support us in delivery a first class service to our patients and service users.

The successful candidates must threfore be able to demonstrate a non-judgemental approach, have an understanding of person centred care, be compassionate and have excellent communication skills both with the service users, their families and also a wide range of professionals.

Whilst experience of working within forensic services would be desirable, an understanding of learning disabilities, mental health and autism is essential.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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