Healthcare Support Worker

Ealing, London, Greater London, England
£ 22535 - 24517 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019

Job Description

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental and physical care in the UK. We are rated 'good' by the Care Quality Commission and 'outstanding' for caring and our forensic services.
We are here to care for people with mental and physical illness, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.
We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries, care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.
Our physical healthcare services include intermediate care services in Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Community Independence Service partnership.
Our national, specialist and forensic services include:
  • Medium secure services on the St Bernard's Hospital site in Ealing
  • Services for people with complex and severe personality disorder at the Cassel Hospital in Richmond
  • High secure services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire
We are a teaching Trust with a growing research portfolio, working with academic and industry partners.
Our 3400 staff are dedicated to improving lives, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

Are you looking for a career as a Therapist, Nurse or Health Care Assistant in admission avoidance and therapy services?
West London NHS Trust is delighted to have been awarded the contract to provide community services in Ealing over the next 10 years. We have formed a partnership (Ealing Community Partners) with Central and North West London NHS Trust (CNWL), The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust and a number of other partners to provide community services throughout Ealing. We have an ambitious vision for integrated health & social care services across Ealing and will strive to deliver high standards of care with the aim of improving access to services and the quality of life for all of our patients.
Our staff are central to delivering the service vision and we are keen to recruit high calibre staff who will be offered the support required to fulfil their roles as well as being provided with the training and experience to further their skills and build a career of which they can be proud.
The Intermediate Care team consists of; community admission avoidance team, Discharge to assess(D2A), admission avoidance beds, therapy beds, nuero beds, End Of Life (EOL) and twilight Nursing.
We have a vacancy in our community team for Nurses and Therapists at all levels including newly qualified staff, experienced community and inpatient clinicians and those competent in advanced assessment and Prescribing.
In the community your duties will include; triaging referrals, undertake initial assessments, provide supervision and line management, lead on service improvement and provide teaching to the MDT.
As a community nurse you will be required to travel between patients' homes. It is essential that you have a full UK or EU Driving License and preferably access to a car (personal lease is available via salary sacrifice).
Within the inpatient setting you will be working as part of an MDT with a focus on frailty and CGA models of care led by geriatricians and senior Nurses and Therapists.
Our Mission
"Promoting hope and wellbeing, together"
Our Vision
Our vision is to be an outstanding healthcare provider, committed to improving quality, and caring with compassion.
Our Values
As a member of West London, you can expect to be a respected member of staff at all times. We work to a set of Trust Values and uphold these in all of our interactions. Our Values are like our moral compass, reminding us of the things that matter most when we are caring for people in need. Our Trust Values are:
Togetherness Responsibility Excellence Caring
If you feel you are a person who lives our Trust Values then we'd like to meet you! You can watch videos on our website which shows what our Trust Values mean across our organisation:

We offer an extensive reward package to our staff alongside an exciting and fulfilling career with our Trust. Some of the benefits you can enjoy when you join our team are:
  • A competitive relocation package meaning you can claim up to £8k in expenses when moving over 40 miles to join the Trust.
  • Up to 33 days annual leave as well as the opportunity to buy even more days or sell some leave days that you don't need.
  • As a member of staff you will be able to request up to six shifts off work per rota
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Support towards career development

Ref: ECP50

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