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Band 2 & Band 3 Healthcare Support Worker - Sandalwood Court, Swindon

National Health Service

Sandalwood Court, SW
2 days ago
Sandalwood Court, SW
£18.005k - £18.005k Per Year
2 days ago
£18.005k - £18.005k Per Year

Job Reference: 342-SWN153-0221

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Sandalwood Court, Swindon
Salary:
From £18,005 per annum

Come and join us at AWP Mental Health Trust and become an NHS hero by supporting your local community.

We are very proud of our amazing staff, who are continuing to work throughout the COVID19 pandemic, supporting people with mental health issues across the region.

We are looking for new colleagues, with a passion for helping people, to join us as Healthcare Support Workers in our team based at Sandalwood Court, Swindon.

Working closely with our multi disciplinary teams, supporting service users, you will receive training to complete the NHS Care Certificate and a Level 3 Healthcare apprenticeship. If you have some experience of caring work already that would be great – but if not, we will support you to develop the skills and experience needed.

This role is on a ward that operates on a 24/7 shift basis. Staff will qualify for unsocial enhancements in addition to their basic pay.

What matters to us is your passion, commitment and determination to succeed.

You will have excellent communication skills, and be happy to participate in the internal 24 hours, 7 day a week rota to meet the needs of people who use our services.

We expect you to be able to demonstrate how you have worked effectively in a multi-disciplinary team setting. You will need to demonstrate your commitment to personal development.

Your attitude is crucial. At Applewood, we deliver person-centered care. We believe that with our help, people can improve their mental health, to recover independence and return to the community. We expect you to share our vision for mental health care.

As an NHS employee you will have a wide range of benefits and discounts, including the NHS pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. Best of all you will have the reward of doing a job that really matters, with colleagues who care.

Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact: Pam Rogers, Ward Manager on 01793 836841 or pamrogers1@nhs.net



We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities – we are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system ‘TRAC’. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

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MARKETING CO-ORDINATOR

Topa Thermal

Swindon, SW
18 days ago
Swindon, SW
18 days ago

MARKETING CO-ORDINATOR

Swindon    Bachelor | University    32 to 36 uur

 

Would you like to create and implement marketing plans for our fast growing temperature controlled packaging business? Are you self-motivated, creative, hands-on and do you enjoy technical products? Than you could be our new colleague!

 

Marketing Co-Ordinator

Wiltshire, UK

32-36 hrs per week

 

About the Role

  • As a Marketing Co-Ordinator you will be expected to implement the day to day marketing of the organisation and ensure the marketing strategy, campaigns, materials and activities are all aligned to the company vision. Your main tasks will include:
  • Developing and implementing marketing and advertising campaigns.
  • Supporting sales by providing market trends data and new product information.
  • Researching competitive product - by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market share, pricing, and advertising, maintaining research databases and the preparation of marketing reports.
  • Keeping promotional materials ready by co-ordinating requirements with external design agencies, inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
  • Planning events and trade shows by identifying, assembling, setting assignments and co-ordinating requirements.

 

Your skills and qualifications

  • Due to the fact we are working in a B2B sales-market, we would want to see proven work experience in this area and we expect you to be, like us, hands-on and results driven.
  • Besides this, we would like to see demonstrable experience handling marketing campaigns, overseeing web design and managing social media.
  • If you also have experience with Adobe suite and photography, this would be an advantage but is not necessary.

 

About Us

Topa Thermal is a market leader in temperature controlled packaging products, primarily for the distribution of healthcare products (www.topathermal.com). Our head-quarters are located in the Netherlands, so it is expected that the right candidate would be comfortable working from home and meeting with the Product Director (who is located in Wiltshire, UK) when needed. Monthly visits to the Dutch office, coupled with some international travel would also be a requirement of the role.

 

If you are interested?

Please submit your application by using the APPLY button. Due to the Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be held online.

 

We prefer to find the ideal candidate by ourselves. Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not desired.

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Senior Mental Health Practitioner - CAMHS Liaison

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
1 day ago
Swindon, SW
1 day ago

Senior Mental Health Practitioner - CAMHS Liaison

Oxford Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Are you an RMN, or a Social worker or OT with additional skills and training in mental health looking for a new and exciting challenge?Do you have some skills and experience in assessment and risk management that you would like to enhance and build upon?Are you interested in becoming part of our developing Hospital Liaison team which provides services to hospitals across BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire?Would you be interested in co-creating a role that has variety and allows you to work flexibly across a range of different services within Swindon CAMHS including our Outreach team and our Getting More Help Team?Would you like to be involved in delivering training to staff and facilitating reflective spaces for staff in General Hospitals who are caring for young people experiencing mental health difficulties?

Main duties of the job

You'll work alongside our existing Hospital Liaison practitioner and the wider CAMHS multidisciplinary team to provide assessments at Great Western Hospital in Swindon for young people who have presented in mental health crisis.

The hospital liaison covers core hours of 9am-8pm Monday Friday and 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday and Bank Holidays and you will be part of covering these hours along with contributing to an out of hours on call rota which is supported by Managers, Consultant Psychiatrists and Senior Managers.

The wider team offer evidence based interventions for young people suffering with mild to moderate mental health difficulties as well as offering a number of clinics such as Family Therapy Clinic, Eating Disorder Clinic, Neurodevelopmental Clinic and Consultation Clinic for Complex Cases. Based on your particular skills and interests and service needs we can create a job plan which allows you work across some of these areas.

About us

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES). Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and peoples homes. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.We are a friendly and welcoming team looking for keen and enthusiastic practitioners who put young people at the centre of what they do. We promote a culture of support and supervision and have good links with the other teams across BaNES and Wiltshire and ensure that there is regular opportunity for networking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Hospital liaison involves assessing young people who have presented in mental health crisis who may have self-harmed or self-poisoned. This assessment will involve creating a risk and safety plan to help facilitate a safe discharge. This can include liaising with Social Care, other CAMHS services or other agencies and facilitating discharge planning meetings. Our Hospital Liaison practitioners are fully integrated into the CAMHS MDT and have access to support from Clinical Team Managers and Consultant Psychiatrists during all operational hours.You will also be involved in training and supporting the staff in A+E and the Childrens ward and being involved in Audits and creating guidelines and policies to help support young people who are admitted to general hospitals in mental health crises.This role requires data gathering and in partnership with the existing practitioner you will gather data and audit the effectiveness and efficiency of the hospital liaison role providing reports to the Clinical Team Manager and Service Manager as required.

We are looking for candidates who have skills in assessment and risk management with a good knowledge of safeguarding guidelines. A good understanding of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Childrens Act would be advantageous to this role however full training will be provided.

You will need excellent communication skills and an ability to remain calm under pressure due to the nature of this role.

We welcome applications from people who have appropriate qualifications who may have transferable skills from working with adults or working in ward settings.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • RMN/OT/Social Worker/RNLD
  • Current registration with relevant professional body

Desirable

  • Non medical prescriber

Skills

Essential

  • Risk assessment and management skills, particularly in relation to Safeguarding children and young people
  • Able to manage a caseload, set priorities and work with members of a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable

  • Trained in DBT

Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a Band 5, or equivalent, Mental Health professional
  • Understanding and experience of working with children and young people and or adults with a wide range of mental health needs.
  • Relevant experience in a community setting
  • Experience of care coordination

Desirable

  • Experience of working in CAMHS

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

Oxford Health NHS Trust

Address

Swindon Community CAMHS

Okus Road

Swindon

SN1 4JS


Employer's website

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

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Early Years Family Practitioner

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
Today
Swindon, SW
Today

Early Years Family Practitioner

Swindon Borough Council

The closing date is 10 March 2021

Job overview

Due to expansion of our service, we are looking for new Early Years Family Practitioners to join our team and share our vision of One Childrens Service - Consistently Good Everyday.

Early Years Family Practitioners are valued members of the health visiting team. They work with families to provide early intervention and health promotion advice and often provide reassurance and encouragement to parents as part of the service offer. They are the experts in child development and work with families to ensure milestones are being met, giving advice when delays are identified.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for dynamic, energetic and innovative individuals to join us. The ideal candidates should have demonstrated experience working with children aged 0-5 in either a health or education setting. They should be emotionally intelligent with good communication skills and knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme. A clear understanding of the development of parent-child attachment is advantageous and a passion for child development and health promotion is key for this role. The ability to travel throughout the Borough is essential and therefore a car driver would be preferable.

For the right candidates, we can offer an exciting and rewarding role. A full training package is available which is supported by both senior Early Years Family Practitioners and team leads.

About us

Make a difference, make it better, make it right - putting Swindon and its people at the heart of everything we do.

We are committed to providing our employees with a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance.

Our current benefits include:

Flexible working

28 days +8 Bank holidays

A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme

Purchase of annual leave

Leisure and Legal Services discounts

Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

Please note Swindon Borough Council terms and conditions apply to this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our aim is to promote the long term health and wellbeing of young children and their families by offering the national Healthy Child Programme (Pre-birth to 5 years). This includes universal contacts offered to all families and more intensive targeted support to those who have been identified as having vulnerability factors or for whom there are acknowledged risks including safeguarding concerns.

The post holder will be managed as part of the locality health visiting team and all activities will contribute to the overall delivery of the commissioned health visiting service.

Activities undertaken will include working in partnership with the named health visitor in delivering delegated aspects of the universal Healthy Child Programme as well as assisting in the assessing of a familys needs and delivering an agreed package of care. Partnership working with other members of the locality team as well as with other services and agencies will be key to successful working.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BTEC level 3 Diploma in Early Years Or
  • CACHE Diploma in Child care and Education, Level 3 (2 year course) Or
  • NVQ/SNVQ level 3 in Early Years and Education Or
  • NNEB Diploma
  • Valid driving license and access to car for work
  • Or equivalent

Desirable

  • See full role profile

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Swindon Borough Council

Address

Wat Tyler House

Princes Street

Swindon

Wilts

SN1 2JG


Employer's website

https://www.swindon.gov.uk/

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Receptionist/Administrator

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
1 day ago
Swindon, SW
1 day ago

Receptionist/Administrator

Victoria Cross & Eldene Surgery

The closing date is 08 March 2021

Job overview

Part-time Receptionist/Administrator based at our branch site -Eldene Surgery.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Receptionist/Administrator to join our busy, friendly GP Practice.

We are offering between 25-30 hours per week to the successful candidate.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and must be flexible, reliable and be able to work shift patterns which includes opening/closing of the Surgery.

Previous experience working within a GP practice is preferred and knowledge of SystmOne would be an advantage, however full training will be provided.

About us

We are a multi-sited practice based in Central/East Swindon with a list size of 17,500 patients. The culture is encouraging, supportive, forward thinking and there is a commitment to continually improving the quality of healthcare focusing on its patients.

The Practice offers the following:

  • High QOF Achievement, CQC rating - good
  • SystmOne clinical system
  • NHS Pension
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Supportive induction period

Job description

Job responsibilities

Purpose of the Job:

To assist and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare professional To provide a courteous, efficient and effective reception service to all patients, staff members and outside bodies To ensure effective communication between patients and all members of the primary health care team To maintain and monitor the practice appointments system To collate, process and record information in accordance with practice procedures

Main Duties/Key Tasks:

Greet and appropriately direct all telephone callers and visitors to the practice

Process and distribute incoming mail when required

Take messages and pass on information

Book appointments

File and retrieve paperwork

Input/allocate data

Process and print repeat prescriptions for signature by doctors

Initiate contact with patients, other team member and health care agencies

Provide administration assistance to practice staff as required from time to time, including typing and photocopying

Ensure correspondence, reports, results etc., are scanned and assigned on the computer system on a daily basis and file or shred paper records according to practice procedures

Monitoring stationery and supplies and reporting to supervisor if low

Accept clinical samples according to practice procedures

Health & Safety duties

Provide refreshments for staff and visitors as required

Keep the reception area, notice boards and leaflet dispensers tidy and free from obstructions and clutter

Act as chaperone in clinical consultations as required

Holiday and sickness cover for colleagues

Attend and participate in practice meetings as required

Participation in the Saturday Rota

Participation in the buddy system for evening cover for colleagues

Competences Required:

Courteous and efficient reception skills

Keyboard skills

Ability to follow a strictly regimented filing system

Attention to detail

Ability to follow instructions carefully

Good written and oral presentation skills

Mature outlook

Understanding of the need to maintain absolute confidentiality

Clear understanding of the importance of health and safety in the workplace

Daily Contacts:

Partners and other staff

Patients and their representatives

Health Visitors, District Nurses and other attached staff

NHS England and Hospital Trust staff

Staff from Social Services

Insurance companies and solicitors

Suppliers

Medical representatives

Health & Safety:

  • The post holder will be expected to promote the safety and well being of staff and patients, as defined in the practice Health and Safety Policy, and will report any untoward occurrences or concerns.
  • The post holder will ensure that patients, other staff and members of the public are not put at risk by any omission or action on their part.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of performing these duties the post holder will have access to confidential material about patients, staff and the practice as a business organisation. All such information is to be treated as confidential.
  • On no account must information relating to identifiable patients be divulged to anyone other than authorised persons, for example, medical, nursing or other professional staff, as appropriate, who are concerned directly with the care, diagnosis and/or treatment of the patient.
  • Breach of this confidence may result in dismissal.

General:

The above duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to take on other duties as appropriate to the role

The Senior Partner/Practice & Business Manager reserve the right to amend this job description in consultation with the post holder.

Person Specification

Experience

Desirable

  • TPP (systmOne) knowledge

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A to C in English and Maths

Employer details

Employer name

Victoria Cross & Eldene Surgery

Address

Victoria Road

Swindon

SN1 3BU


Employer's website

https://victoriacrosssurgery.co.uk/

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Band 2 & Band 3 Healthcare Support Worker - Sandalwood Court, Swindon

National Health Service

Sandalwood Court, SW
2 days ago
Sandalwood Court, SW
£18.005k - £18.005k Per Year
2 days ago
£18.005k - £18.005k Per Year

Job Reference: 342-SWN153-0221

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Sandalwood Court, Swindon
Salary:
From £18,005 per annum

Come and join us at AWP Mental Health Trust and become an NHS hero by supporting your local community.

We are very proud of our amazing staff, who are continuing to work throughout the COVID19 pandemic, supporting people with mental health issues across the region.

We are looking for new colleagues, with a passion for helping people, to join us as Healthcare Support Workers in our team based at Sandalwood Court, Swindon.

Working closely with our multi disciplinary teams, supporting service users, you will receive training to complete the NHS Care Certificate and a Level 3 Healthcare apprenticeship. If you have some experience of caring work already that would be great – but if not, we will support you to develop the skills and experience needed.

This role is on a ward that operates on a 24/7 shift basis. Staff will qualify for unsocial enhancements in addition to their basic pay.

What matters to us is your passion, commitment and determination to succeed.

You will have excellent communication skills, and be happy to participate in the internal 24 hours, 7 day a week rota to meet the needs of people who use our services.

We expect you to be able to demonstrate how you have worked effectively in a multi-disciplinary team setting. You will need to demonstrate your commitment to personal development.

Your attitude is crucial. At Applewood, we deliver person-centered care. We believe that with our help, people can improve their mental health, to recover independence and return to the community. We expect you to share our vision for mental health care.

As an NHS employee you will have a wide range of benefits and discounts, including the NHS pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. Best of all you will have the reward of doing a job that really matters, with colleagues who care.

Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact: Pam Rogers, Ward Manager on 01793 836841 or pamrogers1@nhs.net



We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities – we are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system ‘TRAC’. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

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Salaried GP

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
2 days ago
Swindon, SW
2 days ago

Salaried GP

Park Lane Practice

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Park Lane Practice, Swindon are seeking a forward thinking innovative GP or GPs to join our practice in an exciting time of working with Primary Care Network within the Brunel Health Group. We are looking for at least 10 sessions and would consider a combination of GPs to cover these sessions i.e. 2 GPs undertaking 5 sessions each or any other combination would happily be considered. This opportunity is being offered on a permanent basis. We are a friendly, proactive & dynamic practice looking to develop and explore new opportunities as they present themselves. Current initiatives the practice are working with are Primary Care Network workforce team of social prescribers, physiotherapists, clinical pharmacists and mental health workers.

Main duties of the job

Our Contract for salaried doctors includes a defined workload with a fixed number of patient contacts, no extended hours and minimal paperwork.

We are keen to hear from doctors who want to be part of a happy, positive, family friendly team.

The practice welcomes both newly qualified GPs and those looking to further their career in a professional, supportive environment.

About us

The practice profile is: Registered patients 6700. GP Partner, Salaried GPs, ANPs, Nurse Team, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, in house counsellor, midwifes and paramedic home visiting service.

Park Lane is aspiring to become a training practice from Summer 2021

Park Lane Practice TIER 2 registered practice

CQC- Good MAY 2020

QOF- High Achievement

SystmOne Clinical system

For more information, or to arrange an informal visit to the practice, please contact Dr Humaira Ramzan at parklane.manager@nhs.net

Informal enquiries and practice visits welcome.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB TITLE: SALARIED GENERAL PRACTITIONER

REPORTS TO: THE SENIOR PARTNER (Clinically)

THE PRACTICE & BUSINESS MANAGER (Administratively)

HOURS: TBC

Job summary:

The post-holder will manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

Clinical responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties, including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion
  • Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation
  • Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems
  • Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness
  • Developing care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols
  • Providing counselling and health education
  • Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards
  • Collecting data for audit purposes
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible)
  • Prescribing in accordance with the practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate
  • In general, the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

Other responsibilities within the organisation:

  • Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety
  • A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice
  • Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation
  • Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records
  • Contributing to the summarising of patient records and read-coding patient data
  • Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Health & safety:

The post-holder will implement and lead on a full range of promotion and management of their own and others health and safety and infection control as defined in the practice health & safety policy, the practice health & safety manual, and the practice infection control policy and published procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Awareness of national standards of infection control and cleanliness and regulatory / contractual / professional requirements, and good practice guidelines
  • Providing advice on the correct and safe management of the specimens process, including collection, labelling, handling, use of correct and clean containers, storage and transport arrangements
  • Correct personal use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensuring correct use of PPE by others, advising on appropriate circumstances for use by clinicians, staff and patients.
  • Management of the full range of infection control procedures in both routine and extraordinary circumstances (e.g. pandemic or individual infectious circumstances)
  • Hand hygiene standards for self and others
  • Managing directly all incidents of accidental exposure
  • Management and advice relating to infection control and clinically based patient care protocols, and implementation of those protocols across the practice
  • Active observation of current working practices across the practice in relation to infection control, cleanliness and related activities, ensuring that procedures are followed and weaknesses/training needs are identified, escalating issues as appropriate to the responsible person
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across clinical and patient process
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others across the full range of infection control and patient processes
  • Monitoring practice facilities and equipment in relation to infection control, ensuring that proper use is made of hand-cleansing facilities, wipes etc., and that these are sufficient to ensure a good clinical working environment. Lack of facilities to be escalated as appropriate to the responsible manager
  • Safe management of sharps use, storage and disposal
  • Maintenance of own clean working environment
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy, clean and sterile and safe way, free from hazards. Initiation of remedial / corrective action where needed or escalation to responsible management
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correcting health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general/patient areas generally clean, sterile, identifying issues and hazards/risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with responsible managers
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum twice annually)
  • Correct waste and instrument management, including handling, segregation, and container use
  • Maintenance of sterile environments
  • Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Equality and diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/professional development:

In addition to maintaining continued education through attendance at any courses and/or study days necessary to ensure that professional development requirements for PREP are met, the post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, with such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognise the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate.

General:

The above duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to take on other duties appropriate to the role.

The Senior Partner reserves the right to amend this job description in consultation with the post holder.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in Primary Care

Desirable

  • Experience of working in Primary Care

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). 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 (opens in a new window).

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

Park Lane Practice

Address

7-9 Park Lane

Swindon

SN1 5HG


Employer's website

https://www.parklanepracticeswindon.nhs.uk/

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Senior Mental Health Practitioner - CAMHS Liaison

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
1 day ago
Swindon, SW
1 day ago

Senior Mental Health Practitioner - CAMHS Liaison

Oxford Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Are you an RMN, or a Social worker or OT with additional skills and training in mental health looking for a new and exciting challenge?Do you have some skills and experience in assessment and risk management that you would like to enhance and build upon?Are you interested in becoming part of our developing Hospital Liaison team which provides services to hospitals across BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire?Would you be interested in co-creating a role that has variety and allows you to work flexibly across a range of different services within Swindon CAMHS including our Outreach team and our Getting More Help Team?Would you like to be involved in delivering training to staff and facilitating reflective spaces for staff in General Hospitals who are caring for young people experiencing mental health difficulties?

Main duties of the job

You'll work alongside our existing Hospital Liaison practitioner and the wider CAMHS multidisciplinary team to provide assessments at Great Western Hospital in Swindon for young people who have presented in mental health crisis.

The hospital liaison covers core hours of 9am-8pm Monday Friday and 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday and Bank Holidays and you will be part of covering these hours along with contributing to an out of hours on call rota which is supported by Managers, Consultant Psychiatrists and Senior Managers.

The wider team offer evidence based interventions for young people suffering with mild to moderate mental health difficulties as well as offering a number of clinics such as Family Therapy Clinic, Eating Disorder Clinic, Neurodevelopmental Clinic and Consultation Clinic for Complex Cases. Based on your particular skills and interests and service needs we can create a job plan which allows you work across some of these areas.

About us

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES). Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and peoples homes. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.We are a friendly and welcoming team looking for keen and enthusiastic practitioners who put young people at the centre of what they do. We promote a culture of support and supervision and have good links with the other teams across BaNES and Wiltshire and ensure that there is regular opportunity for networking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Hospital liaison involves assessing young people who have presented in mental health crisis who may have self-harmed or self-poisoned. This assessment will involve creating a risk and safety plan to help facilitate a safe discharge. This can include liaising with Social Care, other CAMHS services or other agencies and facilitating discharge planning meetings. Our Hospital Liaison practitioners are fully integrated into the CAMHS MDT and have access to support from Clinical Team Managers and Consultant Psychiatrists during all operational hours.You will also be involved in training and supporting the staff in A+E and the Childrens ward and being involved in Audits and creating guidelines and policies to help support young people who are admitted to general hospitals in mental health crises.This role requires data gathering and in partnership with the existing practitioner you will gather data and audit the effectiveness and efficiency of the hospital liaison role providing reports to the Clinical Team Manager and Service Manager as required.

We are looking for candidates who have skills in assessment and risk management with a good knowledge of safeguarding guidelines. A good understanding of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Childrens Act would be advantageous to this role however full training will be provided.

You will need excellent communication skills and an ability to remain calm under pressure due to the nature of this role.

We welcome applications from people who have appropriate qualifications who may have transferable skills from working with adults or working in ward settings.

Person Specification

Qualification

Essential

  • RMN/OT/Social Worker/RNLD
  • Current registration with relevant professional body

Desirable

  • Non medical prescriber

Skills

Essential

  • Risk assessment and management skills, particularly in relation to Safeguarding children and young people
  • Able to manage a caseload, set priorities and work with members of a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable

  • Trained in DBT

Experience

Essential

  • Experience as a Band 5, or equivalent, Mental Health professional
  • Understanding and experience of working with children and young people and or adults with a wide range of mental health needs.
  • Relevant experience in a community setting
  • Experience of care coordination

Desirable

  • Experience of working in CAMHS

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

Oxford Health NHS Trust

Address

Swindon Community CAMHS

Okus Road

Swindon

SN1 4JS


Employer's website

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

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Salaried GP

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
2 days ago
Swindon, SW
2 days ago

Salaried GP

Park Lane Practice

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Park Lane Practice, Swindon are seeking a forward thinking innovative GP or GPs to join our practice in an exciting time of working with Primary Care Network within the Brunel Health Group. We are looking for at least 10 sessions and would consider a combination of GPs to cover these sessions i.e. 2 GPs undertaking 5 sessions each or any other combination would happily be considered. This opportunity is being offered on a permanent basis. We are a friendly, proactive & dynamic practice looking to develop and explore new opportunities as they present themselves. Current initiatives the practice are working with are Primary Care Network workforce team of social prescribers, physiotherapists, clinical pharmacists and mental health workers.

Main duties of the job

Our Contract for salaried doctors includes a defined workload with a fixed number of patient contacts, no extended hours and minimal paperwork.

We are keen to hear from doctors who want to be part of a happy, positive, family friendly team.

The practice welcomes both newly qualified GPs and those looking to further their career in a professional, supportive environment.

About us

The practice profile is: Registered patients 6700. GP Partner, Salaried GPs, ANPs, Nurse Team, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, in house counsellor, midwifes and paramedic home visiting service.

Park Lane is aspiring to become a training practice from Summer 2021

Park Lane Practice TIER 2 registered practice

CQC- Good MAY 2020

QOF- High Achievement

SystmOne Clinical system

For more information, or to arrange an informal visit to the practice, please contact Dr Humaira Ramzan at parklane.manager@nhs.net

Informal enquiries and practice visits welcome.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB TITLE: SALARIED GENERAL PRACTITIONER

REPORTS TO: THE SENIOR PARTNER (Clinically)

THE PRACTICE & BUSINESS MANAGER (Administratively)

HOURS: TBC

Job summary:

The post-holder will manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

Clinical responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties, including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion
  • Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation
  • Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems
  • Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness
  • Developing care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols
  • Providing counselling and health education
  • Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards
  • Collecting data for audit purposes
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible)
  • Prescribing in accordance with the practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate
  • In general, the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

Other responsibilities within the organisation:

  • Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety
  • A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice
  • Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation
  • Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records
  • Contributing to the summarising of patient records and read-coding patient data
  • Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Health & safety:

The post-holder will implement and lead on a full range of promotion and management of their own and others health and safety and infection control as defined in the practice health & safety policy, the practice health & safety manual, and the practice infection control policy and published procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Awareness of national standards of infection control and cleanliness and regulatory / contractual / professional requirements, and good practice guidelines
  • Providing advice on the correct and safe management of the specimens process, including collection, labelling, handling, use of correct and clean containers, storage and transport arrangements
  • Correct personal use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensuring correct use of PPE by others, advising on appropriate circumstances for use by clinicians, staff and patients.
  • Management of the full range of infection control procedures in both routine and extraordinary circumstances (e.g. pandemic or individual infectious circumstances)
  • Hand hygiene standards for self and others
  • Managing directly all incidents of accidental exposure
  • Management and advice relating to infection control and clinically based patient care protocols, and implementation of those protocols across the practice
  • Active observation of current working practices across the practice in relation to infection control, cleanliness and related activities, ensuring that procedures are followed and weaknesses/training needs are identified, escalating issues as appropriate to the responsible person
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across clinical and patient process
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others across the full range of infection control and patient processes
  • Monitoring practice facilities and equipment in relation to infection control, ensuring that proper use is made of hand-cleansing facilities, wipes etc., and that these are sufficient to ensure a good clinical working environment. Lack of facilities to be escalated as appropriate to the responsible manager
  • Safe management of sharps use, storage and disposal
  • Maintenance of own clean working environment
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy, clean and sterile and safe way, free from hazards. Initiation of remedial / corrective action where needed or escalation to responsible management
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correcting health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general/patient areas generally clean, sterile, identifying issues and hazards/risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with responsible managers
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum twice annually)
  • Correct waste and instrument management, including handling, segregation, and container use
  • Maintenance of sterile environments
  • Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Equality and diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/professional development:

In addition to maintaining continued education through attendance at any courses and/or study days necessary to ensure that professional development requirements for PREP are met, the post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, with such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognise the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate.

General:

The above duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to take on other duties appropriate to the role.

The Senior Partner reserves the right to amend this job description in consultation with the post holder.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in Primary Care

Desirable

  • Experience of working in Primary Care

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). 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 (opens in a new window).

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

Park Lane Practice

Address

7-9 Park Lane

Swindon

SN1 5HG


Employer's website

https://www.parklanepracticeswindon.nhs.uk/

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Receptionist/Administrator

National Health Service

Swindon, SW
1 day ago
Swindon, SW
1 day ago

Receptionist/Administrator

Victoria Cross & Eldene Surgery

The closing date is 08 March 2021

Job overview

Part-time Receptionist/Administrator based at our branch site -Eldene Surgery.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Receptionist/Administrator to join our busy, friendly GP Practice.

We are offering between 25-30 hours per week to the successful candidate.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, and must be flexible, reliable and be able to work shift patterns which includes opening/closing of the Surgery.

Previous experience working within a GP practice is preferred and knowledge of SystmOne would be an advantage, however full training will be provided.

About us

We are a multi-sited practice based in Central/East Swindon with a list size of 17,500 patients. The culture is encouraging, supportive, forward thinking and there is a commitment to continually improving the quality of healthcare focusing on its patients.

The Practice offers the following:

  • High QOF Achievement, CQC rating - good
  • SystmOne clinical system
  • NHS Pension
  • 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Supportive induction period

Job description

Job responsibilities

Purpose of the Job:

To assist and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare professional To provide a courteous, efficient and effective reception service to all patients, staff members and outside bodies To ensure effective communication between patients and all members of the primary health care team To maintain and monitor the practice appointments system To collate, process and record information in accordance with practice procedures

Main Duties/Key Tasks:

Greet and appropriately direct all telephone callers and visitors to the practice

Process and distribute incoming mail when required

Take messages and pass on information

Book appointments

File and retrieve paperwork

Input/allocate data

Process and print repeat prescriptions for signature by doctors

Initiate contact with patients, other team member and health care agencies

Provide administration assistance to practice staff as required from time to time, including typing and photocopying

Ensure correspondence, reports, results etc., are scanned and assigned on the computer system on a daily basis and file or shred paper records according to practice procedures

Monitoring stationery and supplies and reporting to supervisor if low

Accept clinical samples according to practice procedures

Health & Safety duties

Provide refreshments for staff and visitors as required

Keep the reception area, notice boards and leaflet dispensers tidy and free from obstructions and clutter

Act as chaperone in clinical consultations as required

Holiday and sickness cover for colleagues

Attend and participate in practice meetings as required

Participation in the Saturday Rota

Participation in the buddy system for evening cover for colleagues

Competences Required:

Courteous and efficient reception skills

Keyboard skills

Ability to follow a strictly regimented filing system

Attention to detail

Ability to follow instructions carefully

Good written and oral presentation skills

Mature outlook

Understanding of the need to maintain absolute confidentiality

Clear understanding of the importance of health and safety in the workplace

Daily Contacts:

Partners and other staff

Patients and their representatives

Health Visitors, District Nurses and other attached staff

NHS England and Hospital Trust staff

Staff from Social Services

Insurance companies and solicitors

Suppliers

Medical representatives

Health & Safety:

  • The post holder will be expected to promote the safety and well being of staff and patients, as defined in the practice Health and Safety Policy, and will report any untoward occurrences or concerns.
  • The post holder will ensure that patients, other staff and members of the public are not put at risk by any omission or action on their part.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of performing these duties the post holder will have access to confidential material about patients, staff and the practice as a business organisation. All such information is to be treated as confidential.
  • On no account must information relating to identifiable patients be divulged to anyone other than authorised persons, for example, medical, nursing or other professional staff, as appropriate, who are concerned directly with the care, diagnosis and/or treatment of the patient.
  • Breach of this confidence may result in dismissal.

General:

The above duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to take on other duties as appropriate to the role

The Senior Partner/Practice & Business Manager reserve the right to amend this job description in consultation with the post holder.

Person Specification

Experience

Desirable

  • TPP (systmOne) knowledge

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A to C in English and Maths

Employer details

Employer name

Victoria Cross & Eldene Surgery

Address

Victoria Road

Swindon

SN1 3BU


Employer's website

https://victoriacrosssurgery.co.uk/

Salary

£18.005k - £18.005k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 342-SWN153-0221

Employer:
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Sandalwood Court, Swindon
Salary:
From £18,005 per annum

Come and join us at AWP Mental Health Trust and become an NHS hero by supporting your local community.

We are very proud of our amazing staff, who are continuing to work throughout the COVID19 pandemic, supporting people with mental health issues across the region.

We are looking for new colleagues, with a passion for helping people, to join us as Healthcare Support Workers in our team based at Sandalwood Court, Swindon.

Working closely with our multi disciplinary teams, supporting service users, you will receive training to complete the NHS Care Certificate and a Level 3 Healthcare apprenticeship. If you have some experience of caring work already that would be great – but if not, we will support you to develop the skills and experience needed.

This role is on a ward that operates on a 24/7 shift basis. Staff will qualify for unsocial enhancements in addition to their basic pay.

What matters to us is your passion, commitment and determination to succeed.

You will have excellent communication skills, and be happy to participate in the internal 24 hours, 7 day a week rota to meet the needs of people who use our services.

We expect you to be able to demonstrate how you have worked effectively in a multi-disciplinary team setting. You will need to demonstrate your commitment to personal development.

Your attitude is crucial. At Applewood, we deliver person-centered care. We believe that with our help, people can improve their mental health, to recover independence and return to the community. We expect you to share our vision for mental health care.

As an NHS employee you will have a wide range of benefits and discounts, including the NHS pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement. Best of all you will have the reward of doing a job that really matters, with colleagues who care.

Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact: Pam Rogers, Ward Manager on 01793 836841 or pamrogers1@nhs.net




We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities – we are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system ‘TRAC’. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.