Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust was formed in 2006 and became integrated with NHS Coventry in April 2011.
The Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
PLEASE NOTE that this vacancy will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. It is strongly advised that you complete and return your application form and online values assessment as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment. Staff at risk within the Trust will be given priority.
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To apply for this post you will need to apply online via NHS Jobs (please register as a new user, if you haven't already). If you have any queries regarding your application please phone the Partnership Trust Recruitment Department or hiring manager (telephone number stated on the advert) and quote the job reference number starting with 444-.
CV'S OR APPLICATIONS VIA AGENCIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (NOTE TO AGENCIES - PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT MANAGERS).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The online assessment must be submitted no later than 24 hours after the vacancy closing date, any assessments submitted after this will not be considered.
Advert closing date: 7th November 2016 at 23:59
Adolescent Service-Brooklands, Marston Green
7 wte Vacancies
Brooklands Hospital is a specialist service, providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to people with a learning disability. We have a range of services on site, including an adolescent service.
We are looking to recruit experienced Healthcare Assistants to support the delivery of care and treatment to children aged 12 -18. You will contribute to their care, monitor their response to interventions and support them within the on-site school environment.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of mental health and/or learning disabilities, an NVQ in Care as well as an understanding of challenging behaviour. In return, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust offers comprehensive training, personal development, generous annual leave, NHS Pension and opportunities to progress or work in other specialist areas.
For questions or for an informal discussion please contact Karen Szrejder on ( Phone number removed ) .
As part of your application you will be invited to complete an online assessment around Values. If you choose not to complete this assessment it will mean that your application will not be submitted for consideration/shortlisting.
Please ensure you complete the Values assessment as soon as possible as vacancies can be closed before the closing date if they have reached sufficient applications and non-completion of the assessment will result in your application not being considered.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff to be registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service. All staff recruited to the Trust after 1 July 2015 will pay for and maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action. The initial cost of the DBS check will be taken from your salary over the first three months of employment. Membership fees of the DBS Update Service will be paid by you directly.
The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation. Guidance and criteria on the filtering criminal cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.
All members of staff have a responsibility to ensure that vulnerable adults and children are safe from abuse or harm. Employees must follow the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust’s vulnerable adults and safeguarding children policies. In any instance of concern, staff can contact the Trust Named Nurse for Safeguarding Adults & Children or a member of the Safeguarding Children Team for advice and support. It is an employee’s responsibility to comply with all current legislation, breaches of which may lead to an employee being subject to disciplinary action.
As an employee of Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust you are responsible for protecting yourself and others against the risk of acquiring a Healthcare Associated Infection. All staff, clinical or non-clinical are expected to comply with infection control policies and procedures. You will attend the mandatory infection control training and updates as required by the Trust.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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