It’s an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2017!
Ruby Ward, based at Medway Maritime Hospital, is looking for individuals wishing to develop a career in caring for older adults with acute mental health needs.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in our busy, dynamic mental health unit which they will find makes their role interesting and rewarding.
Individuals applying must possess an NVQ 2 or 3 and have experience in either working in the field of mental health or as a service user themselves.
Applicants must be aged 18 years or over.
This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.
Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
IN CASES WHERE WE RECEIVE A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS FOR A POST, IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO BRING THE CLOSING DATE FORWARD. YOU ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.
DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO RESPOND INDIVIDUALLY TO YOUR APPLICATION. SHOULD YOU NOT HEAR FROM US WITHIN SIX WEEKS OF THE VACANCY CLOSING, PLEASE ASSUME THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit Apply Now >> website.
Production of false or forged documents/qualifications in order to obtain employment is a criminal offence and will be reported to the Police.
If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.
We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:
KMPT Benefits:NHS pension scheme
Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.
Please see Apply Now >> for more details.Annual leave for Agenda for Change
On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time
Plus bank holidays that’s up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!
Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,Flexible working
Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.Childcare vouchers
This is a salary sacrifice scheme Apply Now >>Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave
Dependant on length of NHS serviceOther paid/unpaid leave
This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This is paid outside of annual leave.
Non paid leave for career breaksStaff Support
KMPT offer a face to face counselling service for any issues not just work related problems.NHS discounts and shopping vouchers
Staff can sign up to Red Guava, PS discounts and Health Service Discounts to receive a variety of discounts in travel, fashion, technology, mobile phone contracts, food and drink, days out etc.Learning and Development opportunities
In addition to the mandatory subjects there are a number of leadership, management and staff topic areas, including coaching and mentoring.
Lease car scheme Cycle to work scheme The list goes on………!
We love the work, and we want you to join us.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the Apply Now >>.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Apply Now >>.
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.