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Opportunities to join Sirona

Working for Sirona will give you the opportunity to develop your career in health and social care.  We offer excellent rates of pay, training and development and staff benefits.

We are always interested in hearing from people who are looking for a job in health and social care – if you know of someone who may be interested and who would like a call from us, please give us their details here …

Care Support Worker – SIR576

Sirona care and health are establishing a new care and support service to work alongside our community rehabilitation teams in both Kingswood and Severnvale localities in South Gloucestershire. This new team will be delivering home care and reablement in people’s homes. You will be part of a long established team, supporting people who have been discharged from hospital and or following rehabilitation who required long term care. Support to undertake the Care Certificate will be available if you do not already hold this, along with access to other development opportunities.

Supervision and support will be available from the therapy rehabilitation teams. You will be required to cover morning and evening 6 hour shifts from 8am-2pm and/or 4pm-10pm and will need to be available to work weekends on a rota basis..

Successful candidates will hold a full driving license and need access to a car. You will be paid mileage and be provided with a mobile phone, a tablet and a uniform and have access to our corporate induction and on-going training. Becoming a member of this exciting new team will be a great opportunity whether you are an experienced carer or new to the care sector

The successful candidates will have a real passion for their work, with excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and respect for those we support, their carers and families as well as our colleagues in the wider multi-disciplinary Team.

If you would like any further information please contact Bev Mason 07780802802. Informal visits can be arranged prior to interview.

Salary:
£14,812 - £17,618
Hours:
Permanent Full time
Closing Date:
February 17, 2019

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Clerical Officer CCHP633

Would you like the opportunity to work within a friendly team, fulfilling an extremely busy, varied role within the Community Children's Health Partnership?

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Clerical Officer to provide a comprehensive service for patients referred into the Community Paediatric Child Health Service.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a fast paced office environment, along with the relevant administrative skills as specified in the attached job description/specification. An awareness and understanding of Confidentiality and Information Governance would be an advantage, along with a working knowledge of Healthcare/NHS.

For more information please contact Stephanie Tucker – Area Coordinator – on 07795 291580.

*Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date*

Salary:
£14,812 rising to £17,618 per annum
Hours:
32 hours per week - Fixed Term
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Clinic Preparation Administrator – CCHP579

Would you like the opportunity to work within a friendly team, fulfilling an extremely busy, varied role within Community Children's Health Partnership?

We are looking to appoint a enthusiastic Administrator to provide a comprehensive Clerical service for patients referred into the Community Paediatric Child Health Service.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a fast paced office environment, along with the relevant administrative skills stated in the attached job description/person specification. An awareness and understanding of Confidentiality and Information Governance would be an advantage.

The role will be based at the Eastgate Centre, contracted for 37.5 hpw, working Monday to Friday.

For more information please contact Stephanie Tucker - Area Support Coordinator - 07795 291580

Salary:
£14,812 rising to £17,618 pro rata
Hours:
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Community Children’s Nurse SIR554

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic community children's nurse to work within the core nursing team in the Lifetime Service, in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area.

The successful candidate will be a Registered Children’s Nurse with a special interest in gaining experience in working as a Community Children’s Nurse and will have excellent communication skills with an ability to work in multi-disciplinary environments.

You will undertake allocated nursing tasks identified by caseload managers to deliver holistic nursing care to ensure children with life-limiting conditions and complex nursing needs are cared for in the environment of their choice.

Assist with the training and development of parents, carers, Lifetime Support Workers and others to enable children to be cared for safely in a variety of settings.

Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and will receive appropriate levels of supervision through the preceptorship programme within Lifetime and the support structures available to all Lifetime staff.

You will spend time both within an office environment and travelling between service users and other services within Bristol and South Gloucestershire in the 4 CCG areas. You will need the ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service to cover days and/or waking nights over a 7 day period covering 365 days per year.

You will need to have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

For further information please review the job description attached or contact the recruitment team on 0300 124 5444.

Salary:
Band 19 £23,420 rising to £28,591 per annum
Hours:
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date:
March 3, 2019

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Community Staff Nurse (Maternity Cover) -SIR501

Exciting opportunities have risen for dynamic a enthusiastic nurses interested in working in the community within the Kingswood Locality. We have both full time and part time opportunities available and would welcome applications from newly qualified nurses.

The team is friendly, supportive and hard working and have a real commitment to delivering excellent patient centred care as part of the wider multidisciplinary team. We are looking for nurses with excellent decision making, organisational, prioritisation and time management skills who are able to work alone, as part of a team and support the team leader to deliver compassionate, dignified care,You will also need excellent communication skills including negotiating, diplomacy and an ability to deal with sensitive issues.

You will work closely with the team leader and need to have a good understanding and ability to deliver many clinical skills (palliative care, wound care, safeguarding, complex patients, and prevention of unnecessary admissions) and complex situations. You will need to be able to form excellent working relationships with all levels of staff including GP practices and hospital services.

If you have a real passion to care and believe you can support the team to deliver exceptional quality care where patients are at the heart of everything you do, we would like to hear from you.

We have a full time maternity cover vacancy in the Kingswood locality with the Rural District nursing team based out of Three Shires Surgery in Pucklechurch.

Any further information please contact: Carol Rowland, Locality Manager Kingswood Locality 07786391421, or Nicola Crichton Team Leader on 07825231391

Salary:
£23,420 - £28,591 (Per annum pro rata)
Hours:
Full Time Fixed term (Maternity Cover Unit Sept 2019)
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Cook – Cleeve Court -SIR544

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and qualified Cook for 24.25 hours a week to support the catering team at Cleeve Court Community Resource Centre in Twerton, Bath.

In this role you will be part of a small team that eagerly serves and prepares a range of breakfasts, lunches and afternoon meals to our residents.

You will work within a busy and vibrant kitchen and be responsible for daily food preparation and cooking, working to the highest standards of cleanliness, safety and compliance with hygiene regulations.

Duties will involve: Food preparation and cooking, some meal planning, portion control and cleaning. You will be involved in food ordering as well as attending meetings to plan the weekly menus. You will have a valid Food Hygiene Certificate, desirable or NVQ equivalent.

Good communication skills and the ethos to relate to older people and their dietary needs is essential, along with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Shifts are 7.30am to 3.30pm, 5 days per week, with a shared weekend and bank holiday rota. Uniform is provided.

Standard Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday):
£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Enhanced Weekend Rate (Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays)
£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour
Hours:
26.25 hours per week
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Extra Care Night Support Worker – The Orchard SIR561

We are looking for a Night Support Worker to join our Extra Care Scheme in Combe Down, Bath. This role is to work nights, the shifts run from 9.30pm to 8am.

The Orchard is set in a beutiful peacefulsurroundingslocatedwithin close proximaty of local bus routes.

This post involves waking night duties and the successful applicant will be expected to remain awake during the whole shift. You will have a 30 minute unpaid break.

Under the general direction of the Extra Care Manager & Shift Leader on duty you will provide personal care and practical support as determined by assessed needs, to enable individuals to live as independently as possible in their own home & is not in a hospital setting. This will involve providing services to encourage tenants’ functional rehabilitation.

Night Enhanced Rate (10pm - 6am)

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

+ benefits including;
•Generous 27-30 days holiday
•Contributory pension scheme
•Planned induction programmes
•Staff excellence awards
•In-house physiotherapy support
•Discounted bus pass
•Discounted Apple products or e-vouchers from Curry’s PC World

and more!

Sirona Adult Supported Living Services consists of 3 Community Resource Centres and 5 Extra Care services which are based in Keynsham, Bath and Midsomer Norton. Each Community Resource Centre includes a residential care home for between 30 and 45 people and provides care & health services in a safe environment for older vulnerable adults with a variety of disabilities including dementia. Each Extra Care Scheme provides 24 hour support to 30 tenants to live independently in their own homes within the community.

In all of the services, the needs of service users include support with some or all aspects of daily living, including personal care, activities and maintaining contact with family and friends when required.

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

Please see attachments for more information about the role or contact recruitment on 0300 124 5444.

Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour
Hours:
25 hours
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Extra Care Support Worker, Avondown – SIR625

We are looking for a Support Worker to join our Extra Care Scheme in Twerton Bath.

This is to work part-time over a 4 week rota which averages at 20.88 hours per week.

We Promote and maintain a supportive living environment to meet the needs of vulnerable older adults including those with dementia.

Extra Care Services provide individual homes within a community setting which promote lifestyle choice, offering individuals the opportunity and motivation to stay in control of their lives.

Avondown House offer a vibrant community atmosphere located on the south slopes of Bath which is easily accessible by public transport or car.

Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday):

£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Weekend Rate (Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays):

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

+ benefits including;
•Generous 27-30 days holiday
•Contributory pension scheme
•Planned induction programmes
•Staff excellence awards
•In-house physiotherapy support
•Discounted bus pass
•Discounted Apple products or e-vouchers from Curry’s PC World

and more!

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

Please see attachments for more information about the role or contact recruitment on 0300 124 5444.

Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour
Hours:
Part time hours available
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Extra Care Support Workers – St Johns Court SIR307

Do you want to be part of a team providing care and support to individuals living in our Residential & Extra Care adult services?

If so, we want to meet you!

We are looking for Support Workers to join our Extra Care Scheme in Bathwick, Bath to work part time hours.

We provide such an important service ensuring our residents are cared for in a comfortable and safe environment. We promote and maintain a supportive living environment to meet the needs of vulnerable adults including those with dementia.

Extra Care Services provide individual homes within a community setting which promotes lifestyle choice, offering individuals the opportunity and motivation to retain independence and stay in control of their lives.

St Johns Court offers a vibrant community atmosphere centrally located in Bath which is easily accessible by public transport or car (limited on site parking available).

Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour
Hours:
Various part time hours available
Closing Date:
March 3, 2019

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Health Visitor – SIR533

Health Visitor (Specialist Community Public Health Nurse)

Are you interested in Public Health? Would you enjoy the rewards and challenges of leading new ways of working and innovation in preventative health in the community?

As a Health Visitor, you can make a real difference to children, families and communities. You will play a fundamental role in the development of the Healthy Child Programme in South Gloucestershire promoting child development, preventing social exclusion and deprivation and tackling important public health issues whilst focusing on the child.

Sirona care & health was a successful early implementer site for the National Health Visiting Implementation Plan and is now taking a lead in South Gloucestershire to take forward the health visiting service vision within new Local Authority commissioning arrangements. In 2016 the CQC rated all our Sirona Children’s services as good, noting innovation and agile thinking.

We have exciting opportunities for health visitors working various hours across South Gloucestershire. We are looking for qualified health visitors with excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to progressive practice. Working within a team you will have a flexible and highly organised approach which supports the delivery of the local Health Visiting contract and Healthy Child Programme. As a skilled public health practitioner you will be working from a person centred, solution focussed approach, promoting wellness and reducing inequalities for children and families.

We can offer regular supervision and a full training and development programme including UNICEF training, Promotional Guidance Training and perinatal mental health training.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is required for this role.

We can offer 22.5 – 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

For further information please contact Penny Hazelwood, Head of Health Visiting 07795 416783.

Salary:
(Band 20) £27,266 rising to £35,545 per annum
Hours:
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Healthcare Assistant – SIR631

An exciting opportunity have risen for a dynamic, enthusiastic Health Care Assistants interested in working in the community within the Kingswood Locality.

The teams are friendly, supportive and hardworking and have a real commitment to delivering excellent patient centred care as part of the wider multidisciplinary team.

We are looking for HCA with good decision making, prioritisation and time management skills who can work alone but with the support of a nursing team to deliver compassionate, dignified care. You will also need excellent communication skills including negotiating, diplomacy and an ability to deal with sensitive issues.

You will work closely with the nursing team and need to have a good clinical skills (included supporting palliative care, wound care, safeguarding).

You will need to be able to form good working relationships with all levels of staff including GP practices and hospital services.

If you have a real passion to care and believe you can support the team to deliver exceptional quality care where patients are at the heart of everything you do, we would like to hear from you.

Post available: part time –With a team within the Kingswood locality
Any further information please contact: Carol Rowland Assistant Locality Manager Kingswood on 07786391421 or Fran Holt Team leader on 07966301994

Salary:
£14812 - £17,618
Hours:
Permanent 20 Hours Per Week
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Lifetime Support Worker (Childrens) – SIR437

Our Children and Families Need You!

Are you interested in working with children?
Are you a caring and compassionate person?
Are you eager to experience a rewarding role as a health support worker, caring for children with complex health and palliative care needs?
Join our team at Lifetime!

We are looking for highly motivated, adaptable people who will enjoy the unique challenges of caring for children in their homes and schools within Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. The role in the home requires the ability to work waking nights.

All shift times are variable your ability to be flexible is essential.

Previous experience in caring for children with healthcare needs is desirable, demonstrating a willingness to learn is essential.

You will receive comprehensive training whilst undergoing competency based assessments. There are professional development opportunities for the right candidate.

You will need to reach a variety of locations therefore access to a vehicle is necessary. Locations include: Shepton Mallet, Weston-Super-Mare, Portishead and Regil (Chew Valley area), Yate, Bradley Stoke, Patchway and other locations in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. You will be compensated for any work travel at 45p per mile.

A variety of part time and full time hours are available. The majority of shifts available are nights, days are limited.

Potential to earn a minimum of £103 per night shift!

We would like you to commit to a minimum of two night shifts a week (18hrs).

Night Rate (10pm - 6am)

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age experience)

Weekend Rate (Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays)

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday)

£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

+ benefits including;
•Generous 27-30 days holiday
•Contributory pension schemes
•Planned induction programmes
•Staff excellence awards
•In-house physiotherapy support
•Discounted bus pass
•Discounted Apple products or e-vouchers from Curry’s PC World

and more!

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Sarah Evans, Childrens Community Nurse for the Lifetime Service on 0300 124 5931.

Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour - Pay Review Pending
Hours:
Permanent, 18 - 37.5 hours per week
Closing Date:
February 24, 2019

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Rotational Physiotherapist – SIR581

Are you looking for a new challenge to deliver care in a community setting with the opportunity to experience a broad range of clinical experience through a rotational post? We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated an skilled clinician to contribute to the physiotherapy rotation at junior level.

Each rotation is six months in duration and opportunities are available in; Community Respiratory Specialist team, Community Rehabilitation team (includes rapid response), Elderly Care, Falls team, Adult Learning Disabilities (includes hydrotherapy) and Musculoskeletal out-patients.

The Community Respiratory Specialist Team are based at Leap Valley Medical Centre and this rotation will help support patients with self-management of their respiratory conditions to include the prevention of hospital admission, early supported discharge, home oxygen assessment and review and pulmonary rehabilitation.

The Falls service is based at Downend Clinic with clinics and groups at Cossham hospital, Thornbury, Patchway, and Yate. There will also be the opportunity to meet patients in their home environment to prescribe rehabilitation by ensuring a holistic approach by liaising with the rest of the Multi-disciplinary team (MDT).

The musculoskeletal outpatient team is set in different locations within South Gloucestershire and provides assessment and treatment of adults with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions; these may be acute problems such as post-fracture or surgery but also chronic conditions such as low back pain. We also run a number of education and rehabilitation classes in South Gloucestershire.

Elderly care multidisciplinary team in acute elderly care admissions and rehabilitation with a bias towards neurology conditions. This is a Rehabilitation, re-ablement and recovery unit and it supports people back to optimal function and independence, with the goal to return people to their homes, or if this is not possible to a more appropriate location.

The community rehabilitation teams provide rehabilitation to adults within their own homes to prevent hospital admission and to facilitate hospital discharge. This rotation will be in settings across South Gloucestershire and is a flexible service, 7 days per week including bank holidays. This rotation gives the opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a number of specialties.

The team working with Adults with learning disabilities provides an opportunity to learn novel ways of communicating, and help some of the most vulnerable people in our community to manage complex physical and learning disabilities. This rotation gives the opportunity to provide rehabilitation in a hydrotherapy pool.

We are looking for qualified physiotherapists to provide physiotherapy assessments and treatments across the above settings on a rotational basis. The successful candidate will have supervision and mentorship from senior physiotherapists in the local team and will also be offered training relevant to the specialty.

Not all the bases are accessible by public transport therefore the post holder must hold a valid UK driving license and have access to a car which is insured for business use.

Salary:
£23,420 - £28,591
Hours:
Permanent, ,Full time
Closing Date:

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Staff Nurse (Rehabilitation Unit) -SIR423

Sirona care & health was set up in October 2011 as a not for profit, value driven organisation providing community based health and social care to the standard we would expect for ourselves and those we care about, and with a commitment to add value to the local community.

We currently have exciting opportunitieseither on afull or part timebasis at our Henderson Rehabilitation Unit within Thornbury Hospital.

At Sirona we are passionate about delivering high quality and safe care to our patients.

Henderson Rehabilitation Unit is a 20 bedded Rehabilitation Unit where we admit patients from the local acute hospitals and directly from the community. We provide intensive rehabilitation for predominately older people following episodes of acute illness and injury, with the aim to ensure timely discharge.

We actively promote a multi-disciplinary model, where nursing staff work closely with therapists and social workers, ensuring the patient are kept at the centre of the decision making.

We are looking for nurses with excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and respect for patients, carers, and colleagues to work with us to create an environment conducive to care.

So if you are willing to go the extra mile to make patients feel important then we want to hear from you.

All posts include a commitment to work: days, nights, weekends, and bank holidays.

Rehabilitation Staff Nurse - Band 19 (Pay review pending)

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:
Rebecca Thomas - Rehab Unit Manager - 01454 281122

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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Salary:
£23,420 - £28,591 (Per annum pro rata)
Hours:
Full time & Part Time
Closing Date:
February 17, 2019

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Step Down Support Worker – SIR481

We are looking for a Step Down Support Worker to join our Extra Care Scheme in Bathwick, Bath to work part time hours.

We Promote and maintain a supportive living environment to meet the needs of vulnerable older adults including those with dementia.

Extra Care Services provide individual homes within a community setting which promote lifestyle choice, offering individuals the opportunity and motivation to stay in control of their lives.

St Johns Court offer a vibrant community atmosphere centrally located in Bath which is easily accessible by public transport or car.

Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday):

£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Weekend Rate (Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays):

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age experience)

+ benefits including;
•Generous 27-30 days holiday
•Contributory pension scheme
•Planned induction programmes
•Staff excellence awards
•In-house physiotherapy support
•Discounted bus pass
•Discounted Apple products or e-vouchers from Curry’s PC World

and more!

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

Come and visit us for an informal chat.

For further information please view the job description attached or to arrange a visit please contact the recruitment team on 0300 124 5444.

Salary:
up to £13.52 per hour
Hours:
28 hours per week
Closing Date:
March 3, 2019

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Support Workers – Twerton SIR596

We are looking for Support Workers to join our Community Resource Centre, in Twerton, Bath.

Cleeve Court is a modern Community Resource Centre (CRC) which has 2 floors and provides care & health services in a safe environment for older vulnerable adults with a variety of disabilities including dementia for 45 residents.

The needs of service users include support with some or all aspects of daily living, including personal care, activities and maintaining contact with family and friends when required.

The successful candidate will:

•Promote and maintain a supportive living environment to meet the needs of vulnerable older adults including those with dementia.

•Assist in providing support with daily living activities in accordance with the individual resident’s care plan. Examples may include:

•Helping with planning and organising activities for residents

•Helping service users to maintain personal hygiene

•Assisting the provision of care during illness and at end of life

•Support residents to maintain good nutrition and hydration, assisting them to drink and eat as necessary.

•Acting as a Key Worker to a number of residents and to take a lead role in assessment and care planning for those users

•Assist in monitoring the general health and well-being of residents for any signs of deterioration or changes in their well-being and report to the senior member of staff on duty

We have a flexible rota system which includes early (starting at 8am - 2pm or 3pm) and late shifts (2pm or 3pm ending at 9pm or 10pm) and working every other weekend with some bank holidays for which enhancements are paid.

Pay Rates

Weekday Rate (Monday to Friday):

£7.58 - £9.01 per hour (dependent on age & experience)

Enhanced Rate (Nights, Weekends and Bank Holidays)

£11.36 - £13.52 per hour (dependent on age experience)

This is a challenging but rewarding role. Previous experience of working in care would be desirable, but a commitment to deliver quality care is essential.

For more information, please see attached the job description or contact the Recruitment team on 0300 124 5444.

Salary:
Up to £13.52 per hour
Hours:
Various part time hours available
Closing Date:
February 28, 2019

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