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Community Services
Band 3
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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East London NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Twinwoods Health Resource Centre
£20,330 - £21,777
Salary period
21/10/2021 23:59
Interview date

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East London NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Health Care Assistant

Band 3

ELFT has long been recognised as a centre of excellence for mental and health care, innovation and improvement. So it is a very exciting time for you to come and work for us. Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Community Health Care Assistant

Would you be interested in a career within the NHS as a Health Care Assistant in the community? Are you passionate about providing a patient centered support service and want to deliver excellent and compassionate care to people over the age of 18 that live in Bedfordshire?

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic person who has excellent communication, IT literate and problem solving skills alongside a passion for patient centered care. You will work corporately within our Primary Care Team North and will be supporting the Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists providing high quality care to housebound residents who live with a wide range of physical and mental health conditions.

You will work generically across the nursing and therapy service as needed in order to provide a holistic approach to those you visit in their residential environment, this will include nursing aspects such as clinical assessments/ monitoring and reporting and equipment provision for rehabilitation programs. You will be part of a MDT team in which you will receive clinical and managerial support, which is also part of a wider MDT team that is aligned to social care professionals in reflection of the NHS 10 year plan.

Our Trust is known for offering excellent training, personal development programs, supportive coaching, and competency frameworks; all to support enhanced skills and career development which meet the goals and aspirations of the individual.

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and assist colleagues to cover service needs, which will include working across the wider integrated team. Access to a car in order to carry out service duties is essential.

A full induction program will be provided.

Position: Health Care Assistant

Location: Bedford

The Community Nursing Service operates between 08.00 to 21.00 hours and the working pattern will include a variety of rotational shifts which will include weekend, evening, and Bank Holiday working.

Further Information:

Melanie Harris (Team Lead): 07773 205181

Sarah Denmead (PCH Manager):  07825 273833

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Denmead, telephone 07825273833, email