Healthcare Assistant Open day
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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The role of a Healthcare Assistant means that you will be working alongside many different teams of professionals to ensure our patients receive the best possible care and the most positive outcome. As a Healthcare Assistant, you are the patient advocate, ensuring they are comfortable, supported, well looked after and most importantly listened to. Our passionate and positive Healthcare Assistants provide empathy, friendship and encouragement to enable a more comfortable stay and faster recovery.
Does this sound like a role for you?
Come along to our Healthcare Assistant open day to speak to staff from different wards and departments. There will be colleagues on hand to discuss learning & development options once you join the Trust, and there is also the opportunity to be interviewed for a Healthcare Assistant position on the day.
At East Cheshire NHS Trust our values framework really shapes the way we work. Passion stands for everything we believe in and not only how we act and behave but also how we work alongside each other. In fact, our values help to create a fantastic working environment and patient experience.
Main duties of the job
The event will take place in the Lecture Theatre at Macclesfield Hospital on Saturday 2nd July, drop in anytime between 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Please see the attached poster for details of how to register for the event. Please note there is no requirement to submit an application, please register your attendance via our Eventbrite page after which you will be contacted for some additional details ahead of the event.
All attendees will be eligible for free car parking - further details will be available on the day.
In this role you will be working alongside many different teams of professionals to ensure our patients receive the best possible care and the most positive outcome. As a Health Care Assistant you are the patient advocate, ensuring they are comfortable, supported, well looked after and most importantly listened to. Recognising signs of deterioration and progression through observation and conversation and escalating any such matters promptly.
Shift pattern: shifts will be either early (7:00-15:00), late (13:00-20:00), long day (7:00-20:00) or night shifts (19:30-7:30).
Shift requirements: in order to support service delivery you will be required to participate in a 24 hour shift pattern and possible rotation between ward and speciality.
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk . There is a current Government consultation underway which will determine whether some new starters may need to be vaccinated.
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the HCA role.
Due to the terms of the banding for this role, we are unable to meet the criteria for a Skilled Worker Visa.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at East Cheshire NHS Trust, take a look at our Careers website with lots of information on how to join our team and Facebook and Twitter pages.
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See attached Person Specification
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).