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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/12/2020.

Emergency Department Senior Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 386-RR2777381

Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department
Yeovil District Hospital, Yeovil
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata

I’m delighted that you’re thinking about joining the team here at Yeovil Hospital, recently rated the best Trust in the NHS for staff health and wellbeing.

Working in the NHS is both challenging and rewarding. That’s why we’re committed to giving our staff the best possible balance between a stimulating career and a relaxing personal life, enabling you to make the most of our picturesque surroundings and arrive at work energised each day.

Looking after you helps you look after our patients, and enables us to achieve some of the best performance in the NHS. For instance, we are regularly one of the top-three hospitals in England for emergency care, and we have a global reputation for research and development, and innovative partnerships with primary care.

If this is your first role in the NHS, we’ll show you why we’re one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world. And if you’re joining us from another Trust, we’ll remind you why you wanted to work in healthcare in the first place.

I look forward to working with you


Jonathan Higman, Chief Executive

The Emergency Department is offering an exciting opportunity for a Band 3 Senior HCA.

The patients, who are presenting with acute or primary care problems are seen by a team of Nurse Practitioners and doctors. You will become an integral part of the Emergency Department team to assist in the management of these patients rotating and gaining skills in all areas of the Emergency Department equivalent to your banding.

We are looking for an individual/s that have experience of working clinically, ideally in an acute setting and is able to work flexibly across 7 days. You will need to be proactive, keeping excellent patient care as the focus for all that you do. You will be either fully competent as a Band 3 in an acute setting or working towards completion of the Band 3 programme and skills including cannulation, ECG, venepuncture, catheterisation and wound care.

At times, the setting can be very busy so we are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and who has the ability to prioritise and multi task
full or part time considered.

This post is for 37.5 hours per week

For further details / informal visits contact:

Matron Fiona Higginson or Senior Sister Patricia Wilcox on 01935 384789 or 07500 953656.


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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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