Apprentice HCA Support Worker
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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- SALARY £10.42 PER HOUR
- Interview Date: 5th June 2023
- 37 Hours 30 Minutes per a week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month's pay.
Main duties of the job
- To abide by Trust policies and procedures
- To assist the Registered Nurses / ODPs in providing high quality patient care within the Peri-Operative environment
- Maintain patients privacy and dignity at all times
- Be an effective part of the multi disciplinary team contributing to the departmental objectives.
- Continue to develop and maintain competencies in nursing tasks to maintain high quality safe care.
- Contribute to the work of the department by working under minimal supervision of registered practitioners or assistant practitioners.
- Will carry out delegated, repetitive, routine and familiar tasks.
- Have an awareness of normal parameters concerning patient / client wellbeing and report that which is out with normal parameters to the registered professional.
- May be required to carry out routine elements of assessment to enhance the patient / client journey, following an initial assessment by a registered practitioner.
- To be an integral part of the Theatre Team delivering care to patients in the Perioperative environment
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
If successful, you will attend NuTHs Healthcare Academy and Simulation training before being placed on a clinical ward or department to gain experience in a healthcare role. Within your first 3 months you will also attend a 12 day training programme to start developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to complete the apprenticeship.
After the initial 3 month period, you may be eligible to transfer into a permanent role within the Trust.
You will work towards the Level 2 Health Care Support Worker apprenticeship, which involves a 12 month training period followed by up to 3 months to complete the End Point Assessment.
Throughout the apprenticeship you will be paid the National Living Wage at the 23+ rate (currently £8.91 per hour), regardless of your age. Your annual leave entitlement will be 27 days per year plus bank holidays.
Please note that due to the shift patterns involved, this apprenticeship can only be offered to those who are 18 years of age or older. We will take applications from 17 year olds if they are likely to have reached 18 by their start date.
This opportunity will provide you with valuable experience and offer a strong foundation for an exciting and rewarding career within the NHS.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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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).