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Healthcare Assistant - 15A

2

Main area
General Medical
Grade
2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (VARIABLE)
Job ref
347-3784945
Site
SDGH
Town
Southport
Salary
£18,546 - £19,918 Pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
20/01/2022 23:59

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.

The Government have announced their intention to introduce the need for mandatory COVID vaccinations for frontline patient facing roles (and those staff working in patient areas). This will come into effect from 1st April 2022. This role may be in scope and as such if you are appointed it is likely that your COVID vaccination status (or proof of any exemption) will form part of your pre-employment checks. If you would like further information on the vaccine and for ways to book this please visit www.nhs.uk    

Job overview

Exciting opportunities have arisen within our 24 bedded General Medical Ward for Health Care assistants. We are a  24hr  unit,  caring for a wide variety of patients who often have  a varying  clinical health needs including Covid patients.

If you are keen to make a difference, take pride in your work and genuinely strive to deliver high standards of care, our department is for you .

Previous experience within a hospital setting would be an advantage but not essential.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a band 2 HCA who is committed, motivated, and ready to be challenged and willing to engage. Experience within a medical ward environment would be an advantage but not essential.

 You must have:

- NVQ Level 2

 We can offer you:

- Excellent opportunities for professional development

- Clinical supervision (under the Senior Nursing Team)

- To be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team

Working for our organisation

We can offer you:

- Excellent opportunities for professional development

- Clinical supervision (under the Senior Nursing Team)

- To be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

We are looking for a band 2 HCA who is committed, motivated, and ready to be challenged and willing to engage.

Advert Date: 10 January 2022

Closing Date: 20 January 2022

Shortlisting: 21 January 2022

Interview Date: 31 January 2022

Person specification

qualification

Essential criteria
  • NVQ2
Desirable criteria
  • nvq2

experience

Essential criteria
  • HEALTH EXPERIENCE
Desirable criteria
  • health care exp

skills

Essential criteria
  • skills
Desirable criteria
  • skills
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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

Name
Nina Mallorca
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Nina.mallorca@nhs.net
Telephone number
01704 705267
Additional information

Nina Mallorca, Ward Manager, 01704 705267