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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 150-AD4905-EAS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community Hospital
Crowborough Hospital, Crowborough

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

Do you want to work as part of a friendly, proactive and supportive team who are caring, dynamic and deliver high standards of care?

We're looking for enthusiastic and compassionate Healthcare Assistants to provide quality care in one of our community hospitals. We have a number of opportunities and are happy consider full or part time hours. You may be experienced or you may be looking to start a career in healthcare - we are happy to offer training and support.

Crowborough Hospital is an 18-bed rehabilitation unit. We care for patients both 'stepping down' from secondary and tertiary care and 'stepping up' from home to prevent admission to secondary care. We aim to provide a service that supports patients to maximise their ability to live independently and return home when it is safe for them to do so. Our community hospital is also some patients' chosen place for end of life care.

The role involves working in a fast-paced environment and working with a multidisciplinary team, helping to ensure our patients receive the best care to support them to return home. As a Healthcare Assistant on the ward you will play an important part in your patients' recovery.

You will be responsible for contributing to care, and observing, monitoring and recording patients’ progress. You will have the opportunity to use and develop key skills, providing holistic assessment and patient care. You will be working as part of the wider multidisciplinary team.

We can offer a supportive environment where you can develop skills and competencies, and our team structures also provide the opportunity for career development.

Crowborough War Memorial Hospital has free on-site parking facilities which can be used by staff. Shift patterns will include 12 hour day and night shifts on a rotational basis. We are happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMarianne Marden-GroveJob titleWard ManagerEmail addressmarianne.marden-grove@nhs.netTelephone number01892 337246Additional contact information



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