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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
We became a Foundation Trust (FT) on 1 October 2010.
We operate from three main hospital sites - Furness General Hospital in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal and two centres - Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
Furness General Hospital and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary have a range of 'General Hospital' services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and Consultant led beds. Westmorland General Hospital provides a range of General Hospital services, together with a Primary Care Assessment Service (PCAS) and GP led inpatient beds, operated by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Bank -Community Clinical Support Worker - Hospital Home Care
Closed for applications on: 7-Dec-2021 00:01
Vacancy status: Closed
Closed for applications on: 7-Dec-2021 00:01
- Across Bay
- Cross bay including FGH / RLI and South Lakes area
- LA9 7RG
- Major / Minor Region
Contract type & working pattern
- Bank: Relative Mileage will be paid for this role
- Part time
- Flexible working
- £20,330 - £21,777 per annum/pro rata
- Salary period
- (NHS AfC: Band 3)
- Main area
''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.
Are you a dynamic, motivated, resilient individual with exceptional clinical and reablement skills?
Are you passionate about providing a high quality service?
UHMB are looking for Community Clinical Therapy Support staff to help support patients to return home using the trusts supported discharge model and continue the patient’s rehabilitation pathway in the community. This role involves supporting patients to reach their goals as they return home from the acute settings
Our service also provides high quality outreach care at home for our patients whilst they are awaiting a permanent care provider to begin.
You will be required to travel to patients homes within rural locations – please note having your own transport/the ability to travel is an essential requirement to this role and you will require to have business on your vehicle insurance.
Relative mileage will be paid for this role.
You will work independently in the community to support patients who are medically optimised to return home from the hospital setting. You will support patients and their families with activities of daily living including personal care, meal preparation and medication support along with working with patients on their rehabilitation goals.
You will be supported by the Hospital Home Care Clinical Lead, Hospital Home Care Clinical Supervisor and Coordinator and other essential community support services including Occupational Therapists and District Nurses. This will enable the patient’ rehabilitation journey to continue in the community and for patient’s to be cared for in their own home.
Working for our organisation
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/
The Behavioural Standards Framework
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** Please Note: all interviews will be undertaken virtually via Microsoft Team Meetings this is to ensure we all stay safe and are COVID secure
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The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities and aim to be Effortlessly Inclusive .
The trust operates a No Smoking Policy.
Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our Person Specification will be shortlisted for Interview.
We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.
The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert
If the post is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service checking, (formally CRB) a charge of £40 for Enhanced and £23 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s).
Anyone newly appointed to the trust under the Agenda For Change contract, will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
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.
Education and qualifications
- • NVQ Level 3 - in therapy or health and social care related subject and/or adequate exercise
- • Food Hygiene Certificate
- • Experience in a care setting
- • Experience working within a community setting
- • Previous experience as a Technical Instructor
Skills, ability and knowledge
- • Ability to work under pressure
- • Ability to work unsupervised
- • Effective communication skills
- • Ability to communicate effectively, using a variety of methods including written and verbal communication
- • Reliable and honest, with a respect for privacy and confidentiality
- • Genuine empathy and understanding of others
- • Using a caring approach to working with others
- • To use a person centred approach at all times
- • Ability to follow instructions
- • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
- • Excellent time-keeping skills
- • Understand the need for confidentiality
- • Knowledge of moving & handling
- • Ability to contribute ideas and following through when appropriate
- • Good understanding of Client group
- • Understanding of CQC requirements
- • Ability to perform moderate to intense physical effort for short periods throughout the working day
- • Ability to comply with the Trust's policies
- • Ability to travel as required
- • Must be willing to work night duties as required
- • Ability to be flexible to accommodate the needs of the service
- • ability to maintain patient confidentiality
- JD Clinical Therapy Support Worker (PDF, 321.7KB)
- P Spec Clinical Therapy Support Worker (PDF, 131.6KB)
- Car Park Information (DOC, 28.0KB)
- Behavioural Standards Framework - on a page (PDF, 246.3KB)
- The Behavioural Standards Framework (PDF, 1.1MB)
- Furness General Hospital Accessibility Plan (PDF, 174.8KB)
- Royal Lancaster Infirmary Accessibility Plan 2017 (PDF, 170.6KB)
- Westmorland General Hospital Hospital Accessibility Plan (DOCX, 112.6KB)
- LGBT Network Leaflet (PDF, 226.6KB)
- Annual Report 2019/2020 (PDF, 5.7MB)
- Access to Work information sheet (PDF, 172.0KB)
Further details / informal visits contact
- Debra Green
- Job title
- Hospital Home Care Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information
Hospital Home Care Manager
Hospital Home Care Clinical Lead