Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of health and social care services across Northamptonshire. These include mental health, learning disability, sexual health, drug & alcohol, district nursing, health visiting, palliative care and a wide range of community-based services. In July 2011, we took on most of the services previously by provided by Northamptonshire provider services, making us the largest NHS employer in Northamptonshire. A full list of our services is available on our website, www.nht.nhs.uk
We are committed to delivering the highest standards of patient safety, quality outcomes and patient experience. We employ and seek highly-motivated staff, whose local experience and skills provide the bedrock for service transformation and excellent, patient-centred care. Our vision is to deliver outstanding and innovative health and social care services in which our communities have confidence. To achieve this, our services will become more flexible and responsive to the needs of local people and shift closer to where our patients live, with prevention, quality and easy access given high priority.
We offer excellent working conditions including a contributory pension scheme and a wide range of family friendly polices and flexible working practices. We are actively committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We view lifelong learning and personal development as vital to both our staff and Trusts progression, and continue to invest significantly through internal and external courses.
Applications are invited for a well motivated individual to assist the therapy staff on Beechwood Unit at Isebrook Hospital.
Duties include assisting patients with therapeutic activities, exercise regimes and activities of daily living.
Basic keyboard and office skills will be needed.
The successful applicant must be an excellent communicator, well organised, be able to work as part of a team and be able to carry out moderate to intensive physical tasks throughout the day.
Previous experience of working within a care environment within a multi-disciplinary team including therapy staff would be advantageous.
Full training will be given against a comprehensive set of competencies.
Preference will be given in the first instance to 'at risk' employees within Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and those 'at risk' within the East Midlands Healthcare Community.
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust operates a smoke free policy. Therefore smoking is not allowed in or on any of the Trust's grounds or premises or in any Trust owned or leased pool vehicle. Those seeking, considering or accepting employment should be aware that it will not be possible to smoke throughout working hours.
In line with Section 8 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all shortlisted candidates will be required to produce original documentation proving their entitlement to work within the United Kingdom, at interview. The Trust reserves the right to obtain further verification from the Border & Immigration Agency - Employer Checking Service.
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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website.
Following agreement on the implementation of a new pay framework for the NHS, the pay, terms and conditions of all NHS posts, with the exception of Doctors, Dentists and Senior Executives, are in accordance with the provisions of Agenda for Change. Further information on Agenda for Change can be found of the Department of Health website.
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