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Health Care Support Worker

Job Description

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides services through its three hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester. We provide all general hospital services for planned and emergency care as well as specialist services. These include Pseudomyxoma Peritonei for which we are one of the only two national centres treating this rare abdominal cancer. The Trust also provides services at the Countess of Brecknock Hospice in Andover and outpatient services are provided in Alton, Bordon and Romsey.

The Trust employs around 5,000 staff and our values apply to every member of our Team. These values are centred around caring about our patients and our staff; being accountable and responsible; having respect for all and integrity in everything we do and always encouraging and challenging each other to do our best. To be successful, applicants will need to demonstrate that they fully share these values.

The Child Health Department within Family & Clinical support services provides a comprehensive integrated service to children. We have an exciting opportunity for a Health Care Support Worker to join our Paediatric nursing team.

The Paediatric Unit is based on 2 sites at Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester and Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital at Basingstoke. There is a General Paediatric Ward, a Paediatric Assessment Unit and day case surgery on each site.

Northbrook Ward strives to ensure the quality and safety of children’s family centred care. This Acute Inpatient unit offers a wide range of experience, caring for children and young people with medical, orthopaedic, oncological and surgical conditions including those undergoing day case surgery.You will be joining a team of Paediatric nurses that are taking forward the nursing vision of pride, passion and professionalism. There is excellent support and the opportunity to undertake competency training in extended appropriate skills to enhance the role. We are committed to support your personal development.

If you have the qualities to succeed in this post, we would like to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Ward Sister: Raewyn Twaddle
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Judith Bennett (Clinical Matron): ( Email address removed )
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The Trust is committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our staff. Applications are therefore encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

For more information please visit the Trust website.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted 5 working days before the scheduled interview date.

All communication is via email in the first instance.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. This provides an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.

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