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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/10/2019.

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Clinical Aide - Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: 358-1990364-CHU

University Hospitals of Leicester
Chemotherapy Suite, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£18,813 to £20,795 per an

Full/ Part Time and Job share options

An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join the chemotherapy suite team at the University Hospitals of Leicester. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Band 3 Health Care Support Worker with a passion for working within the oncology setting.

We are seeking a highly motivated and committed member of staff to complement our current team of registered and non- registered staff in the chemotherapy suite. As the ideal candidate for this post you would be an experienced Health Care Support Worker seeking an opportunity to make a real difference to people with cancer with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for helping people with an oncology diagnosis and willing to develop this role within the team. We require a candidate who is committed to improving patient care and willing to make a difference.

The successful candidates will need to demonstrate excellent communication & interpersonal skills; be motivated, flexible, adaptable and able to work well in this friendly established team ensuring continued provision of a high quality service.

The role will be split between outpatient clinics and working on the chemotherapy suite based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary

Training and supervision will be provided.

Healthcare Support Workers employed by the Trust are required to follow the guidance set out in Code of Conduct for Health Care Assistants/ Health Care Support Workers to provide safe and compassionate care of a high standard, and to challenge others who are not. You will receive direct supervision and partake in reflective practice / training on a regular basis and be required to meet the Care Certificate standards.

For further details / informal visits contact:

John Protheroe 0116 2586017 or 0116 2586887


We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

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