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Trainee Senior Clinical Support Worker

Band 3

Main area
West Kent Integrated Sexual Health
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
359-WS7338
Site
Gravesham Community Hospital
Town
Gravesham Community Hospital
Salary
£18,813 - £20,795 pa pro rata
Closing
31/07/2019 23:59

 

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust provide integrated sexual health and outreach support for West Kent in the districts, Maidstone, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Gravesend & Dartford.

We are now looking for enthusiastic, flexible and committed staff, willing to work in a progressive and supportive environment, willing to learn new skills, who is confident in working with people from all ages and backgrounds with varied sexual health and contraception needs.

This role is a combination of administrative and clinical duties and will require cross site working between Gravesend & Dartford, to include evening and weekend working.

We will support you in career and professional development including working towards an equivalent qualification within health and social care.

You will be expected to attend the Trust’s Clinical Induction Programme for Clinical Support Workers (which starts on the first day of employment). The programme is full-time (please contact the CSW Induction Programme Lead if this is going to be problematic: rallen@nhs.net), lasts for two weeks and will involve travelling to both Trust sites. The programme includes 2 supernumerary shifts in the clinical area (an early and a late shift), all of the other days are classroom-based and run from 9am to 5pm

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st July 2019

Interviews: To be confirmed 

 

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Applicant requirements

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit, please contact Brian Connolly 01474 360833