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Clinical Support Worker - Ward B4 - Fixed Term Posts

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Fixed term: 8 months (Permanent)
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Hours available between 24.00 and 37.50 hours, working 12.00 hour shifts)
Job ref
Russells Hall Hospital
£20,270 - £21,318 per annum pro rata
Salary period
28/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

Ward B4, Surgery
CSW, Band 2
Full and Part Time Positions Available - working 12 hours shifts
(24.00 Hrs to 37.50 Hours per week)
Fixed Term Contract (until Jan 2024)

Our acute surgical ward specialising in colorectal and gastrointestinal surgery, aims to provide a high quality effective service to all patients, encompassing the trusts vison and values.

We are searching for caring individuals who understand the needs of our patients and display compassion and patience at all times.

Successful applicants will be actively encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge to meet both personal and service development needs.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Support Worker will work together with members of the Nursing / Midwifery team and contribute to the implementation of a high standard and individualised patient care under the direction of a registered nurse.

The post holder will be required to communicate effectively with other members of the health care team, patients and relatives and must be able to recognise and report to the appropriate person any changes in the patient’s condition which may require the intervention of others.

The post holder will be assessed on appointment on their level of competence and may be required to undertake development to include basic skills and in house development programme.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust recognises the values and transferable skills that the Armed Forces community bring and recognise their compatibility with NHS roles.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • English and Maths Qualifications at one of the following academic levels/grades:- o Level - Grade A to D o CSE Grade 1 only o GCSE Grade A to D GCSE Grade 9 to 5 Functional skills Level 1 (2)
  • Care certificate or relevant acute experience
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ Level 2 in healthcare or willingness to undertake NVQ Level 2 in healthcare, as appropriate

Skills and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of caring for people in a care worker role within a hospital, the community or residential nursing home setting
  • Experience of customer care/dealing with the public

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates a caring attitude to patient care

Interests and Motivation

Essential criteria
  • Commitment to undertake in-house training


Essential criteria
  • Clear communication skills oral and written

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderArmed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI TIDE Gold 2021Care Leaver CovenantNHS Pastoral Care

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Melissa Candy
Job title
Lead Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
01384 456 111
Additional information

01384 456 111 extension 2665

Rebecca Davis, Lead Nurse, Extension 2665

Email: becky.davis3@nhs.net