Clinical Support Worker- Renal Unit

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Clinical Support Worker- Renal Unit


East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, St Julians, St. Albans

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: ef674525cae04faab26e2de84c425d94

Full Job Description

We are recruiting for a Clinical Support Worker Renal St Albans Unit who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Renal service is recognised as a specialist referral centre for renal medicine serving most of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and parts of Essex.
The department of renal medicine is located across five sites . However, you may be required to work on a permanent or temporary basis elsewhere within East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.
Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!, You will need to Communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately with the multidisciplinary team, patients and their family, visitors and carers
Assist nursing staff in maintaining patients well-being and dignity in a safe environment and in maintaining patient confidentiality and dignity
Involve patients and carers/relatives in the delivery of care and provide reassurance and support to patients and carers/family
Understand and adhere to all relevant trust policies and procedures
Work under Registered Nurse to develop the knowledge and skills required to assist in caring for renal haemodialysis patients under the supervision of a registered nurse., Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.
Our values
We want our staff to believe in, demonstrate and live our values in everything we do.
We value the diversity and experience of our community colleagues and partners, creating relationships and climates that provide an opportunity to share, collaborate and grow together.
We create a safe environment where we are curious of the lived experience of others, seek out best practice and are open to listening and hearing new ideas.
We are committed to consistently delivering excellent services and continuously looking to improve through a creative workforce that feels empowered to act in service of our shared purpose.
Committed to our Community
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community. We want to create a workforce which represents the communities we serve. We are on a journey to become a more inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone regardless of their background. In particular we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, and candidates from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds who are currently under-represented in various parts of our workforce .
We understand the importance of balancing work and home life. We are committed to support flexible working for our staff wherever possible and all our employees are given the opportunity to discuss potential for flexible working.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and achieved our status in 2019.
We will remove barriers that prospective candidates might face at any stage of our recruitment process. If you have a disability and would like the advert in an alternative format, or would like to talk about how we can adjust the interview process to best support you, please contact us by emailing [email protected]
We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses/partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust.
We are committed to being a carer-friendly environment, addressing the complex needs of families with caring responsibilities. In partnership with Carers in Hertfordshire, all our working carers have access to support from recruitment. We are also a member of Carers UK, providing resources to make balancing work and caring easier. Our approach is inclusive, recognizing diverse challenges and creating a supportive environment where carers feel valued.
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As a publicly funded employer, we need to ensure we utilise our funds responsibly, this may mean we are unable to support sponsorship required to gain the right to work for particular positions. We strongly advise you to contact the line manager or a member of the Resourcing Team before applying to confirm if we will be able to support with sponsorship for that post.
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Secondments/Fixed term
Where a vacancy is advertised as a temporary position, the duration will be specified in the advert. If the vacancy becomes permanent towards the end of the specified duration, the successful applicant may not be required to re-apply and can be slotted into the role on a permanent basis if appropriate.
If you are an internal applicant applying for a temporary working arrangement, please see the attached notes on secondments

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.
We run the following hospitals:
+ The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
+ New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
+ Hertford County, Hertford
+ Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood
We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.
We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.