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Care Assistant - Nights

Future Care Group

Kidderminster, MID
2 days ago
Kidderminster, MID
2 days ago

Job Description

Care Assistants (nights) – full-time, part-time 

Holmwood Care Centre

Kidderminster, DY10 3DJ

PAY RATE from £8.90 per hour

Have you ever thought about a career in Social Care? Or you maybe already work in the Social Care Sector and looking for an employer who would take care of your future? Look no further - The Future Care Group offers career progression, training and development, amazing employee benefits and highly competitive rates. And in this uncertain times, Social care is one of the few sectors that can offer you employment and continuous income, as well as school services for your children. 

Would you like to work within a company that is supportive and believes that your future matters? A company that offers job security and genuine career progression?

We are actively looking to recruit Care Assistants right now at Holmwood Care Centre

As Care Assistant within Holmwood Care Centre you will be working as part of a focused, skilled team of fully supported staff who have our resident’s wellbeing at the core of all they do.

As a Care Assistant you will be responsible for providing the highest standards of person centred care to our resident's whilst maintaining dignity, respect and wellbeing. Holmwood is committed to supporting and developing all Care Assistants with ongoing training & leadership across all areas.

Previous experience within the Care sector is desired. However, full comprehensive training will be provided. As an organisation we are extremely proud of the training and career development we offer.

A Care Assistant at Holmwood will be a rewarding and satisfying job - no two days will be the same

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Employee Benefit Package – great savings, discounts and rewards, including discounts at major supermarkets, High Street Stores, Cinemas and many more
  • £1000 refer a Registered nurse bonus and £250 bonus if you refer a friend for any other position
  • Free onsite parking
  • Close to transport links
  • Friendly team and supportive Manager
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Full training and Induction programme for all staff. Non-experienced staff have the opportunity to work towards a recognised care qualification.
  • Working with Buddy and Mentor experience
  • Fully funded apprenticeship programme available with opportunity to develop your career
  • Great opportunities for promotion

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • Naturally compassionate with a caring disposition
  • Effective written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience preferred but not essential

 

The Future Care Group is an amalgamation of three smaller family-owned care providers. Currently operating 19 nursing homes, we provide the highest quality of care for over 1,000 residents. We are unyielding in our pursuit of excellence; this comes down to our culture, the engagement and training of our team members and our current and future leadership. We are committed to continual improvement, which sees us constantly looking for ways to progress and enhance our services.

 We aim to make a difference to the lives of anyone we engage with and our moto is “Your Future Matters”. We work hard to ensure that every resident receives personalised care to meet their individual needs and this is combined with a focus on promoting self-esteem and ensuring that residents have a choice – building independence for every individual and ensuring they have the necessary support to nurture current and future interests.

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Care Assistant - Nights

The Future Care Group

Kidderminster, MID
3 days ago
Kidderminster, MID
£8.9 - £9.2 Per Hour
3 days ago
£8.9 - £9.2 Per Hour

Care Assistants (nights) - full-time, part-time
Holmwood Care Centre
Kidderminster, DY10 3DJ
PAY RATE from £8.90 per hour
Have you ever thought about a career in Social Care? Or you maybe already work in the Social Care Sector and looking for an employer who would take care of your future? Look no further - The Future Care Group offers career progression, training and development, amazing employee benefits and highly competitive rates. And in this uncertain times, Social care is one of the few sectors that can offer you employment and continuous income, as well as school services for your children.
Would you like to work within a company that is supportive and believes that your future matters? A company that offers job security and genuine career progression?
We are actively looking to recruit Care Assistants right now at Holmwood Care Centre
As Care Assistant within Holmwood Care Centre you will be working as part of a focused, skilled team of fully supported staff who have our resident's wellbeing at the core of all they do.
As a Care Assistant you will be responsible for providing the highest standards of person centred care to our resident's whilst maintaining dignity, respect and wellbeing. Holmwood is committed to supporting and developing all Care Assistants with ongoing training & leadership across all areas.
Previous experience within the Care sector is desired. However, full comprehensive training will be provided. As an organisation we are extremely proud of the training and career development we offer.
A Care Assistant at Holmwood will be a rewarding and satisfying job - no two days will be the same
Rewards and Benefits:
  • Employee Benefit Package - great savings, discounts and rewards, including discounts at major supermarkets, High Street Stores, Cinemas and many more
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Close to transport links
  • Friendly team and supportive Manager
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Full training and Induction programme for all staff. Non-experienced staff have the opportunity to work towards a recognised care qualification.
  • Working with Buddy and Mentor experience
  • Fully funded apprenticeship programme available with opportunity to develop your career
  • Great opportunities for promotion

The ideal candidate for the role will have:
  • Naturally compassionate with a caring disposition
  • Effective written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience preferred but not essential

The Future Care Group is an amalgamation of three smaller family-owned care providers. Currently operating 19 nursing homes, we provide the highest quality of care for over 1,000 residents. We are unyielding in our pursuit of excellence; this comes down to our culture, the engagement and training of our team members and our current and future leadership. We are committed to continual improvement, which sees us constantly looking for ways to progress and enhance our services.
We aim to make a difference to the lives of anyone we engage with and our moto is "Your Future Matters". We work hard to ensure that every resident receives personalised care to meet their individual needs and this is combined with a focus on promoting self-esteem and ensuring that residents have a choice - building independence for every individual and ensuring they have the necessary support to nurture current and future interests.
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Childrens Senior Support Worker

Randstad Care

Kidderminster, MID
9 days ago
Kidderminster, MID
£10 - £11 Per Hour
9 days ago
£10 - £11 Per Hour

Are you a qualified childrens support worker who is looking for a career change or a step up to a senior role ? We are looking for an inspirational, passionate and energetic person to join a team in Kidderminster
The organisation offers specialist support to children and young people who have a range of complex needs and have experienced trauma or neglect. They have a huge commitment to ensure that they make significant differences to the young people they support, helping and assisting in shaping their futures. The staff teams seek to foster positive and nurturing relationships with the young people alongside thoughtful and consistent boundaries.
The home is in the Kidderminster area and is 3 bedded for children and young people aged up to 17 years. It provides a safe and homely environment where you will be able to build great relationships with the young people, promoting the values of healthy family living and providing structure, personal space and also a relaxing environment when needed. A salary of £10 - £11per hour is being offered plus a sleep in allowance of £35.00
As a senior support worker you will be responsible for
Supporting the manager in the successful running of the home and the staff team
Assisting manager with staff supervisions
Delivering the highest standard of care to the young people in relation to emotional, behavioural and physical needs
Assisting senior staff with writing and maintaining care plans
Acting as a key worker and encouraging young people to strive to ensure goals and aspirations are achieved. Attending review meetings and liaising with external agencies
Taking part in daily activities which may include family contact , activities in the community or at local clubs.
Encouraging and supporting educational engagement
For this role it is imperative that you have
NVQ3 in Caring for Children and Young People, Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent
Experience of supporting children and young people in a residential setting.
The ability to work well as part of a team and is committed to providing care and support to young people.
Experience of working with challenging behaviour and complex needs
Knowledge and a clear understanding of the National Care Standards, Safeguarding and other relevant legislation
The ability to be able to work shifts which will include weekends and bank holidays


A full UK driving licence
If you feel you are the ideal person for this role and are committed to making a difference to the lives of children and young people, please forward your CV to myself

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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Care Assistant

Home Instead

Stourbridge, EN
6 days ago
Stourbridge, EN
6 days ago
Company Description

We are a family run company, with a CQC rating of OUTSTANDING, and winner of a 5 Star "Best Employers in Care" Award.  We are part of the multi Award Winning Home Instead Senior Care network which operates in 14 countries.  What matters to us, above everything else, is that we provide the very best care possible for the seniors who come to us for support.  We like to raise people’s expectations of what care is all about which is why we are so proud of our amazing CAREGivers.

Job Description

Care Assistant  -  What working with us looks like

Home Instead offers a choice of contracts from guaranteed income to unique schedules designed for each CAREGiver's needs.  Our  visits are ALWAYS AT LEAST ONE HOUR and you are matched to your own small group of clients, so you really can give them the quality of care that they deserve.  

  • We are looking for people with kind, compassionate hearts who want to make a true difference to the quality of life for our clients to join our team in Stourbridge, Hagley and Halesowen.
  • As a Care Assistant, you will visit the same seniors every week and by building relationships with them, you can be the difference that helps them - not just to live in their own home, but to live WELL at home.  
  • With us, every visit is AT LEAST ONE HOUR long so you are not rushed and can deliver the sort of care that you would want for your own family, empowering them to remain independent within their own homes for as long as possible. These visits could involve Companionship, Personal Care and Home Help.
  • As a Care Assistant, you will receive industry leading training, great rates of pay and excellent support.  We will work closely with you to build your hours and your own unique schedule - anything upwards from 10 hours per week.
  • Our Care Assistants do not wear uniforms which can create a barrier so you look and feel more like a friend or part of the family.
Qualifications

Care Assistants - Qualifications?

  • You do not need any experience or particular qualifications to become a CAREGiver, you just need to be a genuine caring person and have a big heart.  
  • You do need to have a passion for supporting others and pride yourself on delivering an outstanding service, and be reliable, trustworthy and respectful.
  • Car and Full Driving licence are essential.

Additional Information

Care Assistant Benefits:

  • Excellent rate of pay - £10.25ph
  • Guaranteed Income or Variable Hours Contracts Available
  • Paid holiday on top of your hourly rate
  • Double pay for bank holidays
  • Every visit at least one hour long
  • Your own unique schedule
  • Mileage paid in a compact geographical area
  • Travel time paid within hourly rate
  • Auto enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Full Induction Programme and Mentoring
  • Industry leading training and learning and development programme
  • CAREGiver social events and meetings
  • Refer a friend incentive scheme
  •  Alternate weekends off
  • Consistent recognition and appreciation with our "Going the Extra Mile" GEM Awards 
  • On call support throughout all shifts

Additional Care Assistant Information

  • If you have a passion for caring and the motivation to help us achieve our ambitions, we would love to hear from you.
  • We encourage applications from all sections of the community as we want to reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work. Home Instead Senior Care is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Care Awards

CQC Rated Outstanding.  We are extremely proud of this achievement as the Award has only been given to 4% of Home Care Companies

Homecare.co.uk and Laing and Buisson have ranked Home Instead Group the No 1 Home Care Group in the UK that provide companionship, home help and personal care services.

The Sunday Times, published February 2019, in their annual listings, ranked our National Office in the top 100 Small Businesses, in all sectors, to work for, which is why 97% of our Stourbridge Care Assistants say they are proud to work for Home Instead and would recommend us to their friends.

Winner of the 5 Star Best Employers in Care Award

If you're looking for work which is extremely rewarding, we would love to hear from you. Please click on 'I'm Interested' or alternatively, contact us on 01562 884956

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Field Care Supervisor- 25hrs per week

Internal Recruitment

Wolverhampton, MID
8 days ago
Wolverhampton, MID
8 days ago

Field Care Supervisor - Domiciliary Care - Wolverhampton, WV4 6JX

Salary: £11,999pa 25hrs  per week

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an efficient, organised and experienced Field Care Supervisor to join a highly reputable, established and rapidly expanding Domiciliary Care Business.

The role of the field care supervisor is to support the delivery of the highest quality care support services by carrying out a range of functions in the field, including the assessment and review of individual services and the practical supervision, instruction and support of care workers.

Field care supervisors are expected to spend the majority of their working time in the community carrying out their primary functions, but their role will typically also entail a certain amount of office-based administrative work.

This is a great chance to be part of one of the UK’s most exciting business’s within Domiciliary Care, who are going from strength to strength focusing on their growth and quality of care.

As a Field care Supervisor your role will include the following duties:

  • Carry out initial risk and needs assessments in respect of individual service users, either in the service user’s home or, where required, in other settings such as hospitals or residential/nursing homes;

  • Work in partnership with service users, their family, carers, advocates, healthcare professionals and others to ensure the seamless delivery of holistic packages of individual care support;

  • Work with care coordinators to support the planning of realistic, effective care worker rotas, with due regard for the particular needs of the individual and the particular skills and attributes of the worker;

  • Carry out regular reviews of individual services, including repeated and renewed needs and risk assessments;

  • Participate as required in multi-disciplinary review of service users’ needs.

  • Shadow new care workers in the field to ensure their competence;

  • Carry out the on-site observation and evaluation of care worker practice as part of routine supervision, in response to particular performance concerns, or as otherwise directed;

  • Provide ad hoc support and instruction to care workers in the field, including in an emergency.

  • Promote a safe working environment and safe systems of work in respect of care workers in the field and those that might be affected by their activities;

  • Understand and follow hazard and accident reporting procedures

  • Be alert to any changes in service users’ condition and circumstances and act appropriately when these change

 

This is a part time permanent position, with a fantastic company who promote within and encourage their staff to reach their full potential. Continuous training and support will be provided.

Custom Care is an equal opportunities employer and part of the City and County Healthcare Group.

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Care Assistant / Support Worker / Care Worker

Sir Josiah Mason Trust

Birmingham, MID
Today
Birmingham, MID
£9.32 - £9.32 Per Hour
Today
£9.32 - £9.32 Per Hour

Job Title: Care Assistant
Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF
Salary: £9.32 per hour
Job Type: Permanent, Part Time (28 Hours per week)
Closing Date: 5th March 2021
The Trust:
The Trust is a family of charities & community of people supporting those most in need in the West Midlands. They want everyone, regardless of age or circumstances, to feel secure, have opportunities and to thrive.
The services provided include:
  • Safe, affordable and well-maintained alms-housing
  • Residential and extra care
  • Community and housing related support
  • Services to advance the opportunities of children and young people in need

Everything they do is rooted in their 370 year history and driven by their vision for the future.
The Role:
The Trust currently has a vacancy for a permanent Care Assistant working 28 hours per week. The role is based in its residential care home, Alexandra House.
As a Care Assistant you will put the residents' care and wellbeing at the heart of everything you do. The Trust promotes independence, dignity and quality of life always in a person centred, caring and supportive environment.
You will assist with personal care, help with activities, assist at meal times and keep written records of your work; whilst at all times ensuring dignity and respect are maintained for those that use the Trust's care service.
Key things about you:
  • Some experience in long term care, assisted living or home care is beneficial but training will be provided
  • Ideally you will have your NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care but this is not essential
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Exhibit a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • An enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates

What they offer:
Well trained, well rewarded staff provide a better level of care. You will receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the Trust.
They continue to reward their staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including
  • Starting on 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (increases with service)
  • An annual 'wellbeing' day for all staff
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Long service awards
  • Ongoing career development and refresher training

Equal Opportunities:
The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
To apply for these roles please click APPLY button and information will be sent to your inbox
IMPORTANT: Please read through this information carefully as this must be completed to submit your application fully
Please note should sufficient applications be received the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.
Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Domiciliary Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Team Leader, Care Work Assistant, Resident Care Assistant, Resident Care Worker, Elderly Care Worker, Elderly Care Assistant, Elderly Support Worker, Elderly Care, Support Assistant, Enabler, Healthcare Assistant will also be considered for this role.
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Care Assistant / Support Worker / Care Worker - Nights

Sir Josiah Mason Trust

Birmingham, MID
Today
Birmingham, MID
£10.23 - £10.23 Per Hour
Today
£10.23 - £10.23 Per Hour

Job Title: Night Care Assistants
Based: Olton, Solihull, B27 6PF
Salary: £10.23 per hour
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: 19th March 2021
The Trust:
The Trust is a family of charities & community of people supporting those most in need in the West Midlands. They want everyone, regardless of age or circumstances, to feel secure, have opportunities and to thrive.
The services provided include:
  • Safe, affordable and well-maintained alms-housing
  • Residential and extra care
  • Community and housing related support
  • Services to advance the opportunities of children and young people in need

Everything they do is rooted in their 370 year history and driven by their vision for the future.
The Role:
The Trust currently has a full-time (35 hrs per week) vacancy for a Night Care Assistant to work shifts at Alexandra House, their residential care home.
As a Night Care Assistant you will put the residents' care and wellbeing at the heart of everything you do. The Trust promotes independence, dignity and quality of life always in a person centred, caring and supportive environment.
You will assist with both physical and emotional support and personal care, assisting residents who need support going to bed or getting up in the morning, you will perform regular resident checks throughout the night and complete reports as needed.
Key things about you:
  • Ideally you will have your NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care but they will provide this training if needed
  • Some experience in long term care, assisted living or home care but this is not essential, training can be provided
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Exhibit a caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • An enhanced DBS check will be taken up for successful candidates

What they offer:
Well trained, well rewarded staff provide a better level of care. You will receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the Trust.
They continue to reward their staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including
  • Starting on 31 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (increases with service)
  • An annual 'wellbeing' day for all staff
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Long service awards
  • Ongoing career development and refresher training

Equal Opportunities:
The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
To apply for these roles please click APPLY button and you will be directed to the careers page.
IMPORTANT: Please read through this information carefully as this must be completed to submit your application fully
Please note should sufficient applications be received the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time and recruit at any stage. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.
Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Support Worker, Care Worker, Nights Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Team Leader, Care Work Assistant, Resident Care Assistant, Resident Care Worker, Elderly Care Worker, Elderly Care Assistant, Elderly Support Worker, Elderly Care, Support Assistant, Enabler, Healthcare Assistant will also be considered for this role.
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Staff Nurse - Critical Care

National Health Service

Dudley, MID
1 day ago
Dudley, MID
1 day ago

Staff Nurse - Critical Care

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 18 March 2021

Job overview

Critical Care Staff Nurse

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?

If so, look no further than Critical Care at the Dudley Group we are looking to recruit caring, motivated, band 5 nurses for our service reconfiguration.

Critical Care at the Dudley Group comprises of a 9 bedded Intensive Care Unit, an 8 bedded Surgical High Dependency Unit and a 10 bedded Medical High Dependency Unit.

The successful candidates will provide high standards of clinical nursing to critically ill patients, to include: assessment of patient needs, develop programmes of care, implement and evaluate care delivered.

When assessed as competent undertake supervision of a clinical area.

The post holder must present a positive, professional image of the organisation and the nursing profession.

Through rotation you will gain all the requisite skills to enable you to care safely for critically ill adults.

Main duties of the job

To provide high standards of clinical nursing to critically ill patients, to include assessment of needs, develop programmes of care, implementation and evaluation of care. When assessed as competent undertake supervision of a clinical area. The post holder must present a positive, professional image of the organisation and the nursing profession

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.

We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.

At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • 6 c's
  • Basic Life Support
  • Venepuncture, Canulation etc

Desirable

  • Acute care skills

Experience

Essential

  • Student nurse experience
  • Acute care placement
  • Critical Care placement

Desirable

  • Acute care experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good standard of general education
  • GCSE English
  • First Level Registered nurse

Desirable

  • Additional qualifications relevant to role

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road

Dudley

DY1 2HQ


Employer's website

https://www.dgft.nhs.uk/

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Staff Nurse - Critical Care

National Health Service

New Cross Hospital, MID
1 day ago
New Cross Hospital, MID
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
1 day ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 225-DIV1-NW1352055-D-L

Employer:
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Department:
Critical Care
Location:
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata for part time hours

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We welcome the rich diversity that exists within our communities and workforce and are building a workforce that can help us to realise our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We are passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC, following our inspection in 2019 and just like you, we are ambitious about what we do. We achieved Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff – The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust for The Clinical Fellowship Programme and nursing systems framework.

Bring your dedication and determination here, and you will benefit from the support of an experienced and enthusiastic multi-professional team committed to the delivery of brilliant patient care.

We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.

If you want to be part of an inclusive and diverse organisation we welcome your application. If you would like to talk to someone about working at RWT and some of the diversity initiatives we support please contact us.


We are looking to recruit Band 5 staff nurses to join our Integrated Critical Care Department

If you are an interested, motivated and enthusiastic nurse then why not come and join our existing Critical Care Team.

Our Critical Care department currently combines 28 ITU General and Cardiac, we have beds which are used flexibly to meet patient and service needs. We are looking to expand our service and increase our bed capacity to enable us to provide further care to our critically ill patients, needing our dedicated care and attention.

We can offer successful candidates:

• An excellent structured preceptorship programme supported by a period of supernumerary practice.
• Regular study and learning opportunities working with our education team in the clinical area
• Flexibility in shift patterns
• Friendly and supportive workplace
• Extensive and varied clinical experience and development of Critical Care skills
You should be a Registered Nurse ideally with some experience in critical care although this is not an essential requirement for this post. You should have good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills and be able to work effectively as a member of our critical care team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sara Lawley Operational Nurse Manager ICCU 01902 307999 Ex t85122



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

By applying for this post you are consenting to The Royal Wolverhampton Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, Trac. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Your submitted application form will remain in the Trac system for 400 days, unless a start date is agreed which adds a further 200 days after which time it will be automatically deleted.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. As of 1 January 2021, free movement ended and the UK introduced a points-based immigration system. The new system will treat EU and non-EU citizens equally and transform the way in which all migrants come to the UK to work.

All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and processed in a lawful, fair and transparent manner.

Should you have any queries please contact a member of the Resourcing Team by email rwh-tr.staffresourcingteam@nhs.net.


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Children's Palliative Care Nurse

National Health Service

Sandwell/Birmingham, MID
1 day ago
Sandwell/Birmingham, MID
1 day ago

Children's Palliative Care Nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

The closing date is 17 March 2021

Job overview

Children's Palliative Care Nurse

Our integrated community children's therapy and nursing service is an award winning service, recognised as 'Outstanding' by CQC and achieved Beacon status for innovation within our trust.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Sandwell for a Children's Palliative Care Nurse!

The post holder will work in collaboration with children, young people and their families providing nursing interventions based on a holistic assessment, to deliver specialist palliative care. This includes management of a caseload of patients and will need to be flexible when providing end of life care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the management of the palliative care caseload.

You will

  • Have a nursing degree
  • Be registered with the NMC
  • Take a collaborative lead to service development
  • Have experience in community nursing/palliative care
  • Have experience in providing end of life care
  • Have experience of working across agencies; education, social care services
  • Have experience of working with children and young people
  • Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective organisational skills
  • Have a current driving license and have access to a car

About us

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic Children's Palliative Care Nurse to support in developing the complex care service.

We offer;

  • Excellent support and supervision
  • Annual appraisal
  • A strong commitment to continuing professional development

Job description

Job responsibilities

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Clinical

To regularly undertake specialised assessments and interventions reflecting the young persons needs.

To be responsible for effective identification and action regarding welfare/safeguarding children concerns and issues.

Prioritise own workload balancing numerous demands

Requires some flexibility in planning to meet the daily demands on specialist time.

Work closely with other team members to provide a cohesive service.

Work closely with all agencies to promote inclusion and ensure children and young people with palliative care needs maximise their potential.

Support and organise working patterns and training within packages of care.

Organise and support the teams workload

Day to day leadership, direction and organisation of the team

Assess, plan, implement and evaluation of programmes of care for individual child\young person and family

Demonstrate empathetic interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with patients and carers through the patient pathway from the point of diagnosis through to advanced disease and end of life care (as appropriate).

Demonstrate knowledge, skills and innovative practice in relevant specialist area. Adhere to the Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trusts nursing strategy and business plan.

Demonstrate continual evaluation of practice within nursing area, recommending changes.

Assess and monitor risk in own and others practice acting on results thereby ensuring safe delivery of care.

To recognise when young persons medical needs have deteriorated which may mean they can no longer be supported in the community and communicate with the childs medical team regarding their condition.

To communicate sensitive information to Parents\Carer Child|Young person.

  1. Education / Training

In conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, ensure that information provided to health professionals and patients are representative of research based recommendations and are within the National Standards Framework where appropriate.

Promote the services provided at the Trust through attendance at conferences and published papers.

Participate in training needs analysis and assist the Clinical Nurse Specialist to develop and deliver a programme which ensures the practice development of those nurses caring for their patients in the speciality.

Deliver informal and formal educational initiatives for staff, patient and carer.

Contribute to and participate in the Trusts Education Strategy.

Maintain a personal professional profile, which demonstrates expert practice.

Attend mandatory training lectures and Clinical Governance meetings according to Trust Policies.

Lead on syringe driver training/update with the overall responsibility for providing annual update within the CCN team

  1. Management / Leadership

Maintain a regional network of contacts.

Actively demonstrate commitment to clinical supervision.

Participate in the development of policies, protocols and clinical guidelines necessary to support the developing specialist nursing areas under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Contribute to and influence decisions regarding service delivery through the participation in meetings.

Ensure practice is research based.

Under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Specialist facilitate and monitor quality initiatives in line with local and national requirements or guidelines.

Ensure all available resources are used efficiently.

Actively contribute to developing sound multi-disciplinary relationships and contribute to the MDT discussion.

Demonstrate an ability to work across organisational and professional boundaries as directed by the Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Demonstrate the ability to reconcile conflicting interests, which may arise in the specific service.

Contribute to the business and strategic plans for specialist care.

Act as a role model demonstrating high standards of holistic care and provide clinical leadership in relevant specialist area.

Contribute to the production of an annual report.

Budgetary awareness in line with the Trust Financial Plan.

  1. Research

Demonstrate knowledge of clinical trials relevant to the specialist area.

Identify areas of research/audit with the team, sources of funding and in conjunction with the Clinical Nurse Specialist initiate research/audit projects.

Demonstrate pro-active approach to audit and evaluation to monitor effectiveness of current therapeutic regimes and to improve health outcomes.

Participate actively in evidence based audits and contribute to research projects to further own and teams clinical practice.

  1. Speciality Specific (Band 6)

To provide support to the established CCN Team.

To be a resource for professionals and other agencies supporting families with palliative care needs.

To assist the line manager in the teaching, training and supervision of a team of nurses and carers for a child with palliative care needs.

To work flexibly to ensure that needs of families are catered for out of hours during the end stage of the childs life.

To often undertake assessment of children with special needs who have a wide variety of complex, physical, learning, social and emotional needs.

To accurately assess and immediately adjust specialist input and support to the child/family/carer in a setting to reflect the childs needs.

Accurately assess and immediately adjust medication to meet the needs of child young person and family

To administer medication through various routes to include oral, intravenous, central venous catheters and sub cutaneous therapy this can include the use of pumps and syringe drivers

To provide clinical nursing care to children with palliative care needs this may include management of airways (including tracheostomies and ventilators), passing of nasogastric tubes, replacing button devices and the passing of urinary catheters. This list is not exhaustive

To provide practical and sensitive support and care to the child and family during the end of life phase

To ensure follow up and continued support to families once their child has died.

To liaise with the Trust Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children when concerns are raised and /or if the post holder has concerns.

Liaise with the Paediatric Discharge Planner to assist in the co ordination of discharge from the Paediatric in patient unit.

Liaison with local and regional paediatricians in planning implementation and monitoring of individual child\young person care.

To provide staff with instruction and training necessary for health and safety, taking action on risk assessments in childrens homes.

To assist in the selection and recruitment process and induction of new staff to the team.

To develop on call system for child\young person at the end stage of their life.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • 3 years post registration experience
  • Experience of managing and delivering children's pallative care services
  • Experience of caseload management
  • Ability to work in partnership with other agencies

Desirable

  • Community children's nursing experience
  • Experience of participating with service development

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc Hons Nursing RN Child
  • Supporting Learning and Assessment in practice or equivalent

Desirable

  • Post Qualification in Principles in Palliative care or equivalent
  • Non-medical prescribing

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Address

SWB NHS Trust

Sandwell/Birmingham

B71 4HJ


Employer's website

https://www.swbh.nhs.uk/

Job Type

full-time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Job Description

Care Assistants (nights) – full-time, part-time 

Holmwood Care Centre

Kidderminster, DY10 3DJ

PAY RATE from £8.90 per hour

Have you ever thought about a career in Social Care? Or you maybe already work in the Social Care Sector and looking for an employer who would take care of your future? Look no further - The Future Care Group offers career progression, training and development, amazing employee benefits and highly competitive rates. And in this uncertain times, Social care is one of the few sectors that can offer you employment and continuous income, as well as school services for your children. 

Would you like to work within a company that is supportive and believes that your future matters? A company that offers job security and genuine career progression?

We are actively looking to recruit Care Assistants right now at Holmwood Care Centre

As Care Assistant within Holmwood Care Centre you will be working as part of a focused, skilled team of fully supported staff who have our resident’s wellbeing at the core of all they do.

As a Care Assistant you will be responsible for providing the highest standards of person centred care to our resident's whilst maintaining dignity, respect and wellbeing. Holmwood is committed to supporting and developing all Care Assistants with ongoing training & leadership across all areas.

Previous experience within the Care sector is desired. However, full comprehensive training will be provided. As an organisation we are extremely proud of the training and career development we offer.

A Care Assistant at Holmwood will be a rewarding and satisfying job - no two days will be the same

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Employee Benefit Package – great savings, discounts and rewards, including discounts at major supermarkets, High Street Stores, Cinemas and many more
  • £1000 refer a Registered nurse bonus and £250 bonus if you refer a friend for any other position
  • Free onsite parking
  • Close to transport links
  • Friendly team and supportive Manager
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Full training and Induction programme for all staff. Non-experienced staff have the opportunity to work towards a recognised care qualification.
  • Working with Buddy and Mentor experience
  • Fully funded apprenticeship programme available with opportunity to develop your career
  • Great opportunities for promotion

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate for the role will have:

  • Naturally compassionate with a caring disposition
  • Effective written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience preferred but not essential

 

The Future Care Group is an amalgamation of three smaller family-owned care providers. Currently operating 19 nursing homes, we provide the highest quality of care for over 1,000 residents. We are unyielding in our pursuit of excellence; this comes down to our culture, the engagement and training of our team members and our current and future leadership. We are committed to continual improvement, which sees us constantly looking for ways to progress and enhance our services.

 We aim to make a difference to the lives of anyone we engage with and our moto is “Your Future Matters”. We work hard to ensure that every resident receives personalised care to meet their individual needs and this is combined with a focus on promoting self-esteem and ensuring that residents have a choice – building independence for every individual and ensuring they have the necessary support to nurture current and future interests.