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Healthcare Assistant - Band 4

Band 4

Main area
Nursing
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-CHB5514
Site
CHB Home Team - Bed SuperHub, Bedford
Town
BEDFORD
Salary
£21,089 to £23,761 pa
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
05/09/2019

Bedfordshire Community Health Services are provided in partnership by East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) and Cambridgeshire Community Services (CCS) NHS Trust.

This role is for an ELFT position within Bedfordshire Community Health Services.

ELFT is making a positive difference to thousands of people's lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover.

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.

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Band 4 Health Care Assistant - Community Health Services


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 4 HealthCare Assistant to work in the community Primary Care Healthcare team in Bedford. If you have experience in nursing and rehabilitation care to adults with physical conditions and have a keen interest in enabling patients to regain independence in their own homes, we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic individual who has excellent communication skills, is IT literate and has good problem solving skills alongside a passion for patient centered care. You will work within a high functioning and supportive team, providing high quality Nursing, occupational therapy and rehabilitation and equipment to patients in their own homes.


We are passionate about patient centered care, support our staff to lead and deliver excellent and compassionate care and value our clinical teams as the real heart of the NHS.


Our Trust is known for offering excellent training, personal development programmes, supportive coaching and competency frameworks; all to support enhanced skills and career development which meet the goals and aspirations of the individual.


The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and assist colleagues to cover service needs, which may include working across the wider integrated team. Access to a car in order to carry out service duties is essential.


A full induction programme will be provided.
Position: Full time
Location: Kempston, Bedford
Further Information: Locality Manager Leanne Welch on 07903 559808

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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

Leanne WELCH, telephone 07976783250, email leanne.welch4@nhs.net