Clinical Support Worker -Ward 22

Band 2

Main area
Urgent Care
Band 2
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tunbridge Wells Hospital
£15,404 - £18,157 pa
20/02/2018 23:59

Ward 22 Stroke Ward is a 32 bedded Ward comprising of 10 Acute Stroke beds, 12 Stroke Rehabilitation beds as well as 10 General Medicine beds. We care for patients in the acute phase after a stroke, as well as those who are recovering from Stroke and requiring neurological rehabilitation. The ward has a friendly atmosphere and the team are approachable and hard-working.

You will be expected to provide a high standard of nursing care and assist the trained nurses in their work as well as keeping the ward clean and tidy. Good standards of documentation are expected and a commitment to working in a kind and compassionate manner as well as working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team. Internal rotation is in place and you are expected to be flexible.

You will be supported by a mentor and a buddy on the ward and will need to attend the two week Trust Induction Programme followed by monthly reviews for the first six months. We will also provide a yearly appraisal and an individual personal development plan.

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:, 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)

Closing Date: Tuesday 20th February 2018

Interviews: Wednesday 7th March 2018

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Applicant requirements

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

Interested applicants are welcome to have an informal visit. Please contact Ward Manager Sakheleni (Saki) Makena on 01892 635442/ 635967.

If you have problems applying, contact

01622 220118