Healthcare Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 2

Main area
GENERAL ADULT NURSING
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Various
Job ref
347-1182013
Site
SOUTHPORT AND ORMSKIRK
Town
Southport
Salary
£17,460-to £18,702 pa,pr
Closing
18/07/2018 12:00
Interview date
26/07/2018

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


 

Job Title - Healthcare Assistant

Site Location - Southport and Ormskirk

Speciality - Various

Status of Contract - Permanent

Full/Part-Time hours available, Nights/Days/rotational contracts (Multiple Vacancies across the Trust).

Band 2

Salary; from £17,460-to £18,702 per annum, pro rata

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is seeking highly motivated and forward thinking individuals to join our Nursing team.

The roles are generic healthcare assistant vacancies focused on opportunities for night duty contracts or rotational (days/nights) located across the Trust within our general medical and surgical in-patient ward areas. Successful applicants will enjoy working with clinical teams dedicated to providing safe, high quality services to our patients, continual improvement and personal development via the trusts apprenticeship opportunities.

As provision of care is a 24 hours, 7 day a week career you will be required to work shifts including weekends and bank holidays. The successful applicants will require to have previous experience in a care setting and achieved the Care Certificate training competency/NVQ level 2 or similar.

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers the opportunity to work across two busy District General Hospitals across Sefton and West Lancashire.  

Southport enjoys miles of un-spoilt coastline on our doorstep and Ormskirk has picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Transport links across the North West are easily accessible and there are many outstanding schools in the geographical area.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust. We have a new permanent Chief Executive Officer and a bright future as an organisation.  The Trust is looking to recruit the best, high calibre staff to ensure that we provide safe, high quality care to the population we serve.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care. We recruit to our SCOPE values which are:

Supportive

Caring

Open and Honest

Professional

Efficient

If you share our values, then we would welcome an application from you.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.

Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust value and promote apprenticeships. We understand that you may not meet all the essential criteria for the post but if you feel you are the right candidate for this post and share our SCOPE values we would welcome your application, at this stage you may be offered an interview as an apprentice.

Date Advertised - 11th July 2018

Date Advert Close - 18th July 2018

Date Shortlisting to commence - 19th July 2018

Date of Interviews - 26th July 2018

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult's disclosure)

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyAge positiveDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carol Fowler - Assistant Director of Nursing - workforce - carol.fowler@nhs.net

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0151 290 4455