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Job Description

Wigan, England

Rainbow Ward is seeking proactive, enthusiastic band 2 Clinical Support Workers to join the WWL family on our friendly Children’s Ward. The ward has benefited from recent investment to create a sensory zone, and we have a dedicated Teen Zone area, providing age appropriate spaces for our patients, day to day.

We are looking for a conscientious, enthusiastic, friendly person to join our team on Rainbow Ward at Wigan on a permanent basis.

You will have previous experience within a healthcare setting and ideally hold an NVQ 2, have excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to work independently.

Previous experience in working within a Paediatric setting would be desirable but is not essential.

You will be required to function as a member of the Multi-disciplinary Team by assisting the registered nurse in the health care provision for sick children/babies and their families.

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Please note this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Please Note: Candidates will be asked to provide original qualification certificates at interview.

Choose Well – Choose WWL

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are the proud providers of acute hospital and community services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. At WWL, we value our staff believing that ‘happy staff, makes for happy patients’. We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, and living our values ‘the WWL Way’.

WWL are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share our values and beliefs.


Please note that senior positions (AFC band 8A or above) may be expected to participate in an on-call rota, if the role is predominantly operational.

  • To develop self to meet the evolving needs of the service, ensuring efficient and effective use of all resources.
  • To provide good, general “house-keeping” duties as directed by qualified staff
  • Demonstrate under pinning theoretical knowledge within their clinical practice of infection control, health and safety, ethical and legal issues
  • Demonstrate adaptability of the role within distinct clinical environments
  • Recognise the appropriateness of transferable skills when providing individualised high quality patient care
  • Demonstrate application of professional attitudes in all aspects of care delivery within the clinical environment.
  • Ensure compliance with mandatory training requirements in accordance with Trust policies
  • Undertake and regularly update Safeguarding training