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Higher Clinical Support Worker (#1,387,205,163) 

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Ottery Saint Mary We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ?Outstanding? Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of ?good?. We were rated as ?outstanding? for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.
The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.
The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.
Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.

We are seeking to recruit a Band 3 Higher Clinical support workers (30 hours/week) to join our teams based in Ottery St Mary and Axminster hospitals. The Rowan & Linden and Conybeare & Willow Day Centres provide day care for people who have dementia and other cognitive changes that may affect their lives.
We focus on providing social interaction through a range of activities which include baking, gardening, board games and quizzes. As a Higher Clinical Support Worker you will be expected to run these activities and provide support to those who attend the service.
The HCSW team are also actively involved in the assessment of people?s cognitive, emotional and physical needs both within the centres, but also in their own homes. There will be some clinical input including assistance with continence needs and assisting with safe mobilising around the centre- or outside when we go on trips/walks with the people who use our service.
You will need to have enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and the ability to meet a variety of needs in a day service setting. Experience in a care setting is essential as is knowledge and experience for caring for those with dementia. We will provide supervision and professional development.

The post is 30 hours per week across a rota of Tuesday to Friday working and the post holder will be expected to cover both centres so the ability to travel is essential. Privacy Notice

During the course of this recruitment process, the Trust will be collecting your data and processing it in accordance with relevant Data Protection Legislation. Please see our website for more information with regards to the Trust?s Privacy Notice (RD&E website - Information Governance page). This Privacy Notice is designed to provide you with further information on how we will be using your data for this purpose and to comply with the relevant legislation.
The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history.Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit):Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

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