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Clinical Support Worker


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Clinical Support Worker
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (long days, nights.)
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow in Furness
£18,870 - £19,918 per annum
Salary period
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''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Support Worker to join the team on Ward 6 at Furness General Hospital. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual, ideally with previous care experience and flexibility to work shifts. 

The ward is 34 bedded which specialises in stroke and frail elderly care.  A new 4 bedded Acute Stroke Unit has recently opened which specialises in acute monitoring following thrombolysis. 

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job include supporting the patient with personal care, nutrition and fluid intake.  Clinical support workers are expected to report to and support the registered nurses. Ensure the environment is kept clean and tidy. Follow the Infection Prevention guidance.


Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the job description and person specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also need more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay by visiting our website http://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person specification

application and interview

Essential criteria
  • previous care experience
  • good communication skills
  • Basic IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • previous hospital experience
  • excellent communication skills
  • experience working with lorenzo

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability Confident - two yearsVeteran AwareNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Stonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.Morecambe Bay - Inclusive EmployerStep into health

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

Liz Heffernan
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01229 404498