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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/05/2021.

Clinical Support Worker

Job Reference: 298-A-20-84166

Internal Bank (Reed)

This role offers successful candidates the opportunity to work flexible Health Care Assistant shifts within Leeds Teaching Hospitals as part of the Staff Bank.

Trust: Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Location: Leeds - Trust Wide

Wards Covered: General

Pay: Band 2

-Days: £9.89 - £10.19 per hour

-Saturday/Nights: £14.04 - £14.48 per hour

-Sunday/Bank Holiday: £18.20 -£18.88 per hour


We have new enhanced rates across all ESM, J09, J10, J11, J12, J43 and Adult Crit Care:

Days: £14.24

Saturday/Nights - £18.39

Sunday/Bank Holiday- £22.55


We are looking compassionate, enthusiastic and motivated Health Care Assistants to work within Leeds Teaching Hospitals. A successful care assistant will be an effective team player and will be committed to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practices.

In this role, as a care assistant, you will be working closely with multi-disciplinary team members to provide a high standard of care for patients throughout their visit or stay at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. You will be responsible for implementing treatment and risk management plans and aiding patients through their recovery. Moreover, you will also be responsible for providing support and comfort to patient family members or carers.

During your work as a care assistant, you will be expected to provide a high level of care to all patients in your ward or clinical area. This may include (and will not be limited to) moving and handling, cleaning and bathing patients, feeding patients and patient observations – this could be for a wide variety of patients.

Benefits of Staff Bank:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Salary - £9.89 - £22.55
  • First choice of all available shifts
  • 24 hour bookings service
  • Flexibility to suit your lifestyle
  • Holiday pay
  • Ability to book your shifts online
  • Pension
  • Free uniform and mandatory training
  • Trust pay incentives and bonuses
  • Long term placements available
  • Free fast track DBS


A successful candidate for this Health Care Assistant role will have:

  • A minimum of 6 months experience working on an acute medical hospital ward as a Clinical Support Worker, Health Care Assistant, 2nd or 3rd year Student Nurse, Training Nursing Associate or Nursing Assistant role within a UK hospital in the last 2 years.
  • Full vaccination history (must include full course of Hepatitis B vaccinations and blood test, 2 MMR vaccinations, a BCG vaccination).
  • Ability to work a minimum of 1 shifts every 3 months.
  • Pass pre-employment checks (including enhanced DBS, occupational health screening and entitlement to work checks).


Recruitment Process:

  1. 1. Online ‘XChecker’ form
  2. 2. Informal 20 minute video interview
  3. 3. Remote Compliance Checks

(Please note, it may take 3-6 weeks to complete pre-employment checks)


Please apply for the Clinical Support Worker role here, or give our Recruitment Team a call on 020 816 72491 for more information or to apply (Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm).


This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact LTHT Resourcing on (0113) 2065980.

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