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Healthcare Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Mental Health
Band 2
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Mulberry 3 Fulbourn Hospital
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata
Salary period
17/01/2021 23:59

The opportunity has arisen for a full time (37.5 hours per week) Healthcare Assistant Band 2 who is  enthusiastic and motivated  to join our Adult inpatient team, based at Fulbourn Hospital.

Mulberry 3 is a acute recovery ward welcoming patients from the acute and forensic pathway for a period of up to 3 months. 

The ideal candidate will have a commitment to team work, a sense of accountability, plus an ability to work under pressure.

We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff and encourage greater opportunities within the Trust.
If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team making a difference to our community then we want to hear from you.

In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, working within the unique Adult 3-3-3 inpatient system will give you the opportunity to practice a full range of core mental health nursing skills and to also teach, supervise and support colleagues.

If you are enthusiastic and motivated and looking for a new challenge, then we would love you to apply.

We offer regular individual and group supervision and a 5-day induction on commencement in post.

CPFT are dedicated to the development of its workforce with many in house leadership courses and clinical skills modules. There is access to professional leadership programmes through the NHS Academy. The Trust also has strong relationships with Anglia Ruskin University and has access to higher education modules to support continuing professional development. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent patient care, research and education.

Benefits of working for CPFT include:

Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)

Pension scheme

Flexible job share opportunities

Salary sacrifice schemes

Staff discount schemes

Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmes

Stress awareness training

Mindfulness training

Counselling service

Please read the Job Description for a comprehensive guide to what the job entails, and the personal specification to see what requirements / skills are required to fulfill the post.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Chloe Taylor - Ward Manager

Jessica Wright - Deputy Ward Manager

01223 219508

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501