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NHS AfC: Band 3
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Pond Lane
15/04/2021 23:59

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Healthcare assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: 

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.

Job overview

Community Nursing Healthcare Assistant

Wolverhampton Community Learning Disabilities Team

An exciting position has become available in the Community Nursing Team in Wolverhampton.

Main duties of the job

If the following apply to you:

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills
  • You are caring and compassionate
  • Your values are embedded in positive behaviour support
  • You have the courage to take action
  • You are committed to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities

We want to hear from you.


Working for our organisation

We are looking for someone with experience who can work autonomously. This post can be flexible to match the right candidate. Our ideal candidate will have a passion to make a difference, keeping the person at the heart of everything you do. Although you will have experience in this field, we are able to offer development and support for the right candidate.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact Jon Whitehouse, Team Manager

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • GCSE in English or equivalent
  • 12 months experience in care
  • experience of working in community LD setting
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • excellent organisational skills
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ in care
  • experience of working with multidisciplinary teams/ agencies
  • understanding of MCA and consent
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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

Jon Whitehouse
Job title
Team Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01902 444447
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