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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/05/2020.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 150-RT4237-EAS-B

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Lewes Intermediate Care Unit
Lewes Intermediate Care Unit, Lewes
£18,005 - £19,337 per ann

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We are looking for a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant to join us in the Intermediate Care Unit at Lewes Victoria Hospital. You must be flexible, with some experience of care work preferred, and enjoy working as part of a team. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able assist the team in helping patients with their rehabilitation goals and preparing patients for discharge. This post will require rotation to night duty.

Lewes Intermediate Care Unit is a rehabilitation unit providing a multidisciplinary approach to individualised care to enable people to be cared for nearer to home. The ward provides 24-hour care to our patients and we are a friendly, close-knit, hard-working team,. The Intermediate Care Unit has free staff car parking and is close to bus routes and within walking distance from the railway station.

You will be supported with a comprehensive induction period, and ongoing training and development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Zena Sale - Ward Manager

01273 402521

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