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Clinical Support Worker - Ward 1*Internal Only*

NHS AfC: Band 2

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NHS AfC: Band 2
Fixed term: 12 months (12 month duration)
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Furness General Hospital
Barrow - In - Furness
£18,005 to £19,337 per annum pro rata
Salary period
03/03/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have 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

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Main duties of the job


You will assist in a fully integrated Gynaecological nursing service covering inpatients, day case surgery and occasionally outpatients. Interest in women’s health issues, good communication skills and a commitment to providing high standards of care are essential attributes for the post. Ward 1 also supports and cares for patients from other care groups such as surgery and medicine.

Working for our organisation

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, well-motivated Clinical Support Worker's to join our Gynaecological Nursing team on ward 1 at Furness General Hospital.

The departments are committed to appraisal to support continuous education and professional development.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to:
Work as an effective team member
To support staff in the delivery of patient focused care
Demonstrate effective communication skills
Committed to personal development
Support patients and families with palliative and end of life care.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Experience
Disability Confident - two yearsStep into healthNo smoking policyDisability confident employerInclusive Top 50 LogoArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Stonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship hereWork in the UK. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found hereCriminal records checks for overseas applicants. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Linda Barker
Job title
Clinical Lead
Email address
Additional information

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.



Linda Barker

Ward 1 Gynaecology Ward Manager