Band 3 Community Support Worker – Hospital Discharge

Band 3 Community Support Worker – Hospital Discharge

Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England

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Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England

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NHS Employee Benefits

Applications are invited for suitably qualified and experienced Support Workers to join the NHS Community Response Team in Chesterfield, supporting patients discharged from Acute Hospital admissions and requiring short-term/interim care at home.
This role covers the Chesterfield area (S40 3HW) and requires a full UK driving licence and your own vehicle, with mileage reimbursed at NHS rates.
This is a full-time (36 hours per week) permanent post but we are open to hearing from applicants seeking to negotiate a part-time hours opportunity. 
Shifts are morning and afternoon, seven days but no night duty.

As part of this team you will;
Support individuals in their home. 
Assisting with various tasks including personal care to a range of patients.
Patients include Medical, Surgical, Care of the Older Person and Palliative Care.

Person requirements:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social care or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of one year UK-based Healthcare experience 
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • Able to demonstrate good communication and literacy skills.
  • Be flexible to meet the demands of the service.
  • Be compassionate, empathetic and able to work alone.

Full NHS Benefits (including NHS Pension) apply in addition to enjoying the following:

  • A rewarding team to be a part of
  • CQC-rated ‘Outstanding’ 
  • Continued Professional development.
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme
  • An employer committed to equality, diversity and inclusion

You will share this Trust’s values:
1) To get the basics right, 2) To act with compassion and respect, 3) To make a difference, 4) To value and develop teamwork and 5) To value everyone’s contribution because everyone matters

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