Enhanced Care Support Workers

April 26 2024

We place our people and patient care at the forefront of everything we do, and are currently seeking a compassionate and professional Enhanced Care Support Worker to join our team across the Basingstoke and Winchester Hospitals. In this role, you will be responsible for providing high-quality care to patients, maintaining trust and confidence in the care we deliver. If you are a caring and compassionate individual with a passion for making a difference in people's lives, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer ongoing development opportunities, and a supportive working environment where a team feels like a family.

  • Maintain effective communication with patients, relatives, and members of the Multidisciplinary network of professionals regarding all aspects of care demonstrating a range of appropriate communication skills.
  • Engage with and gather information from  patients and carers to support a multidisciplinary formulation (understanding) and care plan, recognising and responding appropriately to the emotional needs of patients.
  • Contributing to risk assessment and risk management planning by identifying and reporting issues of concern to the named nurse/nurse in charge and supporting multidisciplinary review.
  • Contribute to assessment and support the development and implementation of care plans in conjunction with a Registered Nurse/Practitioner and the Mental Health Practitioners.
  • To participate in the management of challenging or disturbed behaviour in accordance with the Trust procedures.
  • Following assessment to assist in therapeutic intervention and work with individuals in a variety of ways.  This may include delivering specified aspects of therapeutic interventions under supervision from a registered professional.
  • To use technical/creative skills to engage service uses in therapeutic activities which promote independence, resilience, and well-being.

Email Victoria.Howley@hhft.nhs.uk if you would like more information about this role