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Senior Nursing Assistant - Violence & Aggression support

Band 3

Main area
Community Services
Band 3
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£23,213 - £25,195 p.a inc HCA
29/09/2019 23:59

We have an exciting opportunity for a brand new post within our Community Nursing teams. Your role will be to provide support to Healthcare Professionals visiting challenging patients displaying violent and aggressive signs, working across Lambeth and Southwark.  This exciting opportunity will offer the successful candidate a prospect to have input into the development of the post. Duties will include: Supporting nurses discussing acceptable behaviour,  drawing up behavioural contracts and endorsing the Trust Zero Tolerance policy.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, caring nursing assistant, able to work alongside patients, and the community team.  They will have the ability to establish rapport with people quickly in stressful situations.

We will provide you with support and training to help you fulfill and succeed in this role through a comprehensive induction programme and continued development. This is an autonomous role and a great opportunity for a band 3 wanting to take that next step.

If you are experienced, clinically up to date and would like to work with exciting teams during an exciting time in community services, then we would be keen to see your application.

It is essential you write on your application form your reasons for wanting a job in community and what skills you have to offer that will enable this.

Closing date 29/09/2019

Interview date 09/10/2019


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Applicant requirements

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. 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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Karen Jackson via email:

Adam Fitzgerald via email:                                                                                    

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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