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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2020.

Healthcare Assistant/Therapy Assistant

Job Reference: 150-EG4823-WST

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community healthcare and therapy
Worthing, Worthing
£19,737-£21,142 per annum (pro rata)

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

Join our NHS family and make a difference every day.

Are you caring and compassionate? Do you want to come and work for the NHS at a time when it needs you more than ever?

Have you considered becoming a healthcare or therapy assistant?

We’ll train you on the job, give you loads of support to be the best that you can be - and you get to join our NHS family.

In return, we’re after someone who is committed to caring for people in the same way you’d want your own family to be cared for.

If you think you’d be a good fit for our teams and the patients we care for, we’re inviting you to join our virtual recruitment event to find out more about our Trust, our people, and our teams.

The webinar will be hosted on Microsoft Teams, and presented by healthcare and therapy assistants who can answer all of your questions about what it is really like to work with us and our patients. We have a variety of roles available for new or existing healthcare assistants across East and West Sussex, including posts in Brighton and Hove, Chichester, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Horsham, and Worthing.

The vacancies are in our Responsive Services teams. These teams are friendly and well-established and formed of lots of different NHS professionals, including nurses, allied health professionals and healthcare assistants. The teams look after patients to help them remain as independent as possible in their own homes without having to go to hospital.

Register your place now!

To register a place on our webinar, simply claim one of the free Eventbrite tickets.

By registering to attend the webinar you will be guaranteed an interview (assuming you meet the essential criteria for the role/s).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Recruitment Team

01273 696011 ext 5008 option 1


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