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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/03/2021.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 150-EG5242-WST

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Adult Community Services
Bicentennial Building, Chichester
£19,737-£21,142 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic Band 3 Healthcare Assistant who has a passion for delivering high quality care within a community setting. The post is with the Chichester Community Nursing team (Chichester Alliance of Medical Practices, ChAMP) based in Chichester and wider area of The Witterings and Selsey. The post holder will need to be available to work shifts across seven days.

This is an ideal opportunity for anyone looking for a career within healthcare, or an existing Band 2 or 3 Healthcare Assistant who wants to develop their clinical knowledge and practice within the community. Community and healthcare experience is desirable but not essential, as training will be given to develop the skills and knowledge required for this role.

If you are looking to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with a focus on providing high quality compassionate care to the most vulnerable within our community, and you possess excellent caring, organisational and communication skills, we would love to hear from you. A “can do” attitude is a must, as is a desire to be the best and provide the highest standard of care.

In return we can offer you:

  • Supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways, and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Practice Development Nurses to support you in developing skills and competencies
  • Commitment to and support for your wellbeing
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon White

Community Sister

07880 781884

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