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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2020.

Bank Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 394-BANK-HCA-COVID4

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Non-Nurse Bank, Uxbridge
£12.49 per hour all inclusive

The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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*You will be required to work with COVID-19 patients*

Would you like to choose the days you work and have flexible working hours?

Do you enjoy a varied and stimulating work environment?

We are advertising for staff to join our bank who are happy to work in our hospitals over the coming months.

- Help patients to look after themselves and maintain their personal hygiene. To wash and bathe the patient, in bed or in the bathroom. To care for patients’ mouths, hair, nails and pressure areas. To help patients to dress and undress.

- To help serve meals/beverages and assist with feeding as required. To ensure that patients are given appropriate food and nutritional information and to report any problems to the relevant professional.

- To help patients to be as comfortable as possible during their visit and to ensure that they are able to rest.

- To give, collect and clean bedpans and urinals. To assist the patients to and from the toilet.

- To care for incontinent patients. To empty urine drainage bags. To record urinary output and fluid balance charts.

- To care for the patients’ bed space including tidying, cleaning the bed and locker and any other furniture as necessary.

- To give help and support to patients and carers during their visit as appropriate. To provide on-going support to patients and significant others.

We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Please note: If you do not meet the requirements for the role or have specific registration where required then your application will be automatically rejected.

If you do not hear from within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume you are unsuccessful.

The Hillingdon Hospital will use the information provided primarily for the purposes of managing your employment within the Trust.

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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