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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/03/2021.

Trustwide Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 265-2988326

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Northampton General Hospital Trust, Northampton
£18,005 - £19,337 Per annum

Northampton General Hospital and Kettering General Hospital have embarked on an exciting journey to become a University Hospitals Group, serving the whole of Northamptonshire and beyond through closer alignment and partnership with University of Leicester, University of Northampton and all other University partners. University of Leicester, with Northampton and Kettering Group, is committed to enhancing the partnership between academia and the NHS in Northamptonshire. A strong synergy between organisations is the key to success, major contributions made by consultant colleagues to the academic mission through research, teaching, education, clinical leadership, enterprise and innovation recognised by the award of a range of honorary titles from Honorary Fellow to Honorary Professor.

With four teaching schools (Allied Health Professions, Biological Sciences, Leicester Medical School, Psychology), six research departments (Cardiovascular Sciences, Genetics and Genome Biology hosting the Leicester Cancer Research Centre, Health Sciences hosting the Leicester Diabetes Research Centre, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neuroscience Psychology and Behaviour, Respiratory Sciences), the College’s mission is to pursue the highest standards of research, education, training in biomedical and related subjects, to apply this knowledge and expertise to enhance the quality of life and economic prosperity of populations, locally and in the world. The high calibre of our academic endeavour is increasingly being recognised. In the 2020 Shanghai International ranking, the Medical School in Leicester was ranked 20 (of 3,000 medical schools); Leicester was 5th in the UK (Highest rank for clinical medicine outside of the Golden Triangle). In April 2017 NIHR Biomedical Research Centre commenced, a collaboration between University of Leicester, University of Loughborough and University Hospitals of Leicester. The BRC brings together the work of Respiratory Medicine, Cardiovascular Science, Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity.

Health Care Assistants required for Trust-Wide jobs.

Grow your career and create your future with us

Are you someone who…. stays calm under pressure? has excellent communication skills? is able to focus on safety, caring, compassion and improvement of yourself and others? Wants to work as part of a team to deliver excellence to our patients? Respects and supports others?

If you are thinking “YES”… we would love to hear from you!

You will also have ongoing development opportunities if you would like to further your career with us … such as the Healthcare Support Worker Level 3 Diploma, Nursing Associate and Registered Nurse programmes … a real chance to earn whilst your learn…and no University fees!

As part of the recruitment process we will invite you to attend an interview day which will include Literacy and Numeracy test.

If successful, you will be provided with a three week full time training programme, which will give you the knowledge to perform this role.

Shifts patterns are: 07.15- 19.45, 19.15-07.45.

Due to the shift patterns required within the HCA post you will also need to evidence that you have reached the age of 18 by your start date in line with Working Time Regulations.

Please ensure you complete ALL parts of the application form including date, grade, level and FULL description of all qualifications in order for your application to be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMelanie RowlandJob titlePractice Development NurseEmail addressmelanie.rowland@ngh.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Julie Ives - Email:

To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

For further information on nursing, apprenticeships, A&E or any other departments please visit our specific website or pages that are indicated on the right hand side of this advert.

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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