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Band 2 Bank Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 313-A-20-82997-CS4

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£18,005/ £19,337 pa pro rata

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Not all Heroes wear capes. Now more than ever, being a #NHSHero is something to be proud about. If you can demonstrate prior experience of working in a healthcare environment then why not consider working flexibly on our bank?

We’re currently looking for Bank Healthcare Assistants to join us at various locations across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

What does being a Bank Healthcare Assistant involve?

As a Healthcare Assistant you will support the healthcare team in the delivery of direct patient care to patients in our inpatient hospitals. You will work closely with our nurses, allied health professionals and other colleagues.

You’ll be joining our team of bank staff who provide cover flexibly across all areas of the Trust. You will work under a flexible zero hour’s bank agreement and can choose from available shifts to fit round your other commitments. Shifts vary and can cover days, nights, weekends and other shifts patterns.


We are currently looking for candidates who can work flexibly across all our locations but in particular would welcome interest from candidates who are able to work in the following areas:

  • Oakham - Rutland Memorial Hospital
  • Market Harborough - St Luke’s Hospital
  • Leicester – Evington Centre
  • Coalville – Coalville Community Hospital


Support and training

On commencement you will attend a trust induction and undertake mandatory online and socially distanced classroom based training on areas such as basic life support, manual handing, infection control, safeguarding, information governance and more. Once you have completed the suite of mandatory training provided you will then be able to access booking onto shifts. Our Centralised Staffing Solutions Team will then be on hand to support you with any queries or bookings to work on our bank.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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