Advanced Support Worker: Visa sponsorship

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

The closing date is 12 June 2024

Job summary

The Support Worker will work together with the CCNS and members of the multidisciplinary team to provide a high standard of care to patients and provide support to their families within the school setting.

They will be based at Green Park Special School , according to service need.

They will be expected to play an active part in the continuing development of the service and actively contribute to the maintenance of an environment conducive to the delivery of high standards of patient care by promoting good communication and relationships between staff, patients, relatives and visitors.

Main duties of the job

He / she will be trained and competencies assessed in taking and recording designated observations, clinical procedures and the administration of medication under the direction and guidance of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse. They will ensure appropriate equipment is available, maintained with support from the Senior Sister.

The post holder, with awareness of the multiple needs of the patients and their families, will provide skilled children’s nursing care and support and promote the optimum level of independence and the quality of life for allchildren within the caseload.

About us

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 are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We’re 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“Good”by CQC. We have achievednumerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To undertake tasks and procedures without direct supervision, in which competency has been assessed and recorded specific to the clinical/care environment, including for example venepuncture.

Support the registered nurse in implementation of an agreed plan of care with the patient and in accordance with instructions and training received working regularly without direct supervision.

Administer medication in line with medication policy and the individuals care plans. To assist in maintaining accurate and legible nursing records of care and other documentation as required by the post.

Managing Equipment and ensuring equipment is stored and serviced appropriately, remains in good working order and actively reports any problems and/or faults to the appropriate supervisor/manager/department.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Level 3 Health qualification
  • Experience working with children who are severely ill, disabled or have complex needs
  • Demonstrates ability to follow instruction and work independently

Desirable

  • A number of training courses to enhance learning role

Qualifications

Essential

  • Health experience
  • Patient Observation experience
  • Car Driver and access to a car daily

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Address

The Gem Centre

Neachells Lane

Wolverhampton

WV10 0QP

Employer’s website

https://www.royalwolverhampton.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

To apply for this job please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk.