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There are many good reasons to choose to come and work at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. 1st September 2015 was a landmark date for Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex hospitals as we officially came together to form the enlarged Foundation Trust. This helps secure the future of both major acute hospitals and by combining into a single, unified trust there will be more scope to innovate and develop even better services for our patients. We aim to be a hospital of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff.

In order to improve all aspects of the patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce. Our vision is to be a first class hospital for our community and we will build a strong and sustainable foundation trust which provides high-quality, value-for-money services to meet the health needs of the local population. It’ s a very exciting time to come and work for us. Clinical Support Worker, Band 3 We are looking for highly motivated individual to support the delivery of high quality and excellent patient care within the Clinical Site Team.

The Clinical Support Worker will provide support out of hours to the medical teams, including phlebotomy and other extended skills, previous experience desirable but full training will be giving to successful candidates. It is an exciting time at the Trust and the post holder will work in partnership with other members of the multidisciplinary team, in particular the Clinicians and Ward nurses. Our main aims for these services for the coming year are: 1) Improve our patient experience 2) To standardise working practices across our two sites 3) To support training 4) Review current Hospital at Night model Post holders require to have experience at a Band 2 HCA, be able to prioritise workload, work independently and as part of a team. Communication skills are essential verbal and written.

You will be part of a dedicated team that provides an essential service to ensure patients not just receive a high quality of service but one that is delivered efficiently. We would like all candidates to understand that when applying for a role at either Chelsea or Westminster or West Middlesex sites, they are applying for a role within the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust For further details / informal visits contact: Tracy Larocque ( Email address removed ) Nicholas Wright ( Email address removed ) The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.

Please note: The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.Interview arrangements will be communicated via your TRAC account following the closing date. If you decide to apply for this post but have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful on this occasion**In submitting an application form, you authorise Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.*****Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e.

passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided*** ****Employment at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is offered subject to successful completion of a 6 month Probationary Period**** 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 (formerly a Work Permit) 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.

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