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Senior Healthcare Assistant, Band 3

Job Description

Job / Department Overview

Do you fancy a change in your career? Want to try something different? We may have the role you need. The Crystal Centre is currently looking for Senior Healthcare Assistant to join its inpatient team. You will be recruited to the Crystal Centre with an expectation of working across the two wards in line with service demands. Topaz Ward is 17 bed Acute Assessment Ward for Dementia and Ruby Ward is a 17 bed Acute Assessment Ward for functional illnesses.

If you would like to arrange an informal visit/ chat please contact Ben Morris,  ( Phone number removed ) .

Qualifications/ Professional requirement

You will be required to undertake and successfully complete the new national Care Certificate within a 12 week time frame for which you will receive full training and support at basic or higher level depending on previous experience.

The Care Certificate sets out 15 new national care standards that must be achieved by all health and social staff to demonstrate that they have the skills and knowledge needed to provide safe and excellent quality of care.

This is a condition of your continued employment and must be achieved by the end of your first 6 months of employment. If you already have a national care certificate you will be required to evidence this at interview.

The Trust reserves the right to close this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date. For adverts where we anticipate a large response we will only accept a maximum of 50 applicants.This is in line with the Department of Health's policy.

Consideration will be given to those NHS Staff who have been designated as 'Staff affected by change' or 'At Risk'.

Please note that if you apply online and are short listed, you will be invited for interview via your NHS Account.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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