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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2020.

Healthcare Assistant - Theatres (Ashford & St. Peter's) - Band 2

Job Reference: 323-DE426

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Theatres at Ashford & St Peter's Hospital
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£19,039 to £20,371 p.a. inc. HCAS

OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.

Healthcare Assistant’s, Band 2 – Theatres at Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospital 

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Healthcare Assistant with at least a grade C GCSE or equivalent pass in English and Math to join our progressive and dedicated Theatre Environment on both our hospital sites. A computer-literate qualification would be advantageous but not necessary, as you will be expected to contribute towards developing and maintaining a suitable and stimulating learning environment. Previous experience in a healthcare setting is desirable and you will also be supported with an extensive supernumerary training period to enhance your knowledge and skills.

You will be required to do 37.5hrs per week and our working hours consists of a combination of day and night shifts. Flexible working hours is also available and will be considered on request.

You will work closely with colleagues within the theatre department in a variety of specialties to ensure the cohesiveness and smooth running of the whole department. We need dynamic Healthcare Assistants who will assist colleagues inside theatres as part of your learning in a very busy and demanding environment. Furthermore, you will be given a chance to further your development if interested to join the nursing or anaesthetic role in future.

You should be able to support the core values of the trust in promoting putting patients first, having personal responsibility, passion for excellence and take pride with the team.

For more information, please contact St Peter’s Matron, Alexandra Dumitrescu at alexandra.dumitrescu@nhs.net  for St Peters site or Matron Tom D’Souza at tom.d’souza@nhs.net for Ashford Site, or Joi Kaunde-Smith  at joi.kaunde-smith@nhs.net

Closing Date: 28th September 2020

Interview Date: 5th October 2020

 

 

 

 




Coronavirus update

Due to the changing environment that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are continually reviewing our recruitment process on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE).

It's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the recruitment team.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

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PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
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FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.




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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