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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: 29-Dec-2022 13:38
Vacancy status: Closed
Closed for applications on: 29-Dec-2022 13:38
- 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.
Support Workers / Carers – Hospital Home Care Team
UHMB are looking for Support Worker / Carer staff within the South Cumbria area to help with patient’s discharges who have care or rehabilitation needs at home whilst their longer term care arrangements are being established. You will be integral in supporting patients to reach their goals as they return home from their stay in hospital.
Our service also provides high quality outreach care at home for our patients whilst they are awaiting a permanent care provider to begin.
If you want to work for a Trust which offers:-
- more than the minimum wage as a salary
- an extra 35% enhanced wage for working on a Saturday and any weekday evenings and an extra 69% for working Sundays and bank holidays
- an annual increase in salary every year
- 14.38% towards your pension every month
- 27 days holiday (pro rata) increasing to 29 after 5 years’ service and 33 days after 10 years PLUS bank holidays
- a huge number of discounts in high street and other stores through NHS Discounts and the Blue Light Card
- In-house Occupational Health and Wellbeing team with speedy referrals for counselling, CBT and MSK issues along with free annual health checks
- A relocation package of 20% of your salary up to £8000 if you live more than 60 miles away from the Trust and need to relocate
- Paid emergency leave (up to 7 days)
- Lease car opportunity
why not come and see what University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has to offer?
What else will we offer you?
- 6 weeks notice of rotas
- Access to a Learning and Development hub
- Opportunities for bank or additional hours
- A supportive team environment which values the input of the team
- A structured two-way appraisal process to support your ongoing development
- A focus on employee involvement where your contribution is valued
- Encouragement for your professional development
- Opportunity to be part of our transformational programme of combining acute and community services
- - Excellent location of our sites near the Lake District to support a healthy worklife balance
As you will be required to travel to patient’s homes within rural locations your own transport or the ability to travel is an essential requirement to this role and you will require ‘business’ on your vehicle insurance. This does not usually incur any additional costs from insurance companies but does allow you to drive between clients homes. Any travel you do in the course of this role will be reimbursed to you. We also have a number of pool cars available for colleagues to use if you don’t have access to or don’t wish to use your own car.
Various hours and shifts will be considered.
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/
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PLEASE NOTE THAT SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL.
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 £38 for Enhanced and £18 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s). This currently only applies to roles Band 6 and above and Medical & Dental posts.
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.
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
- Rosie Seymour
- Job title
- Hospital Home Care Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number