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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

Bank Healthcare Assistant (Current Nursing/ Medical Students Only)

Job Reference: 234-21-TS003-APR-STN

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Temporary Staffing
NNUH, Norwich
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum (pro rata)

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

Please only apply to this vacancy if you are currently a Student Nurse or Medical Student at the UEA.

In order to be eligible to be placed onto a shortened HCA training programme, you must be in or due to begin your 2nd year of study at the UEA and have completed at least one clinical placement on a general ward within the NNUH during your current period of study.

If you have not completed any appropriate placements, or are in the first year of your studies, you will be required to complete our full 2 week induction course.

If you are not a student nurse or medical student, you will need to apply to our general Bank Health Care Assistant vacancy, when available.

Team NNUH are looking for Health Care Assistants to join the Temporary Staffing Team and help deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

If you are passionate about caring for people, enjoy working as part of a team - often in a busy, fast paced, environment - and have excellent communication skills, then working flexibly via our Nurse Bank could be the role for you.

Whilst previous experience of working as a Health Care Assistant is desirable, we are seeking individuals who share our PRIDE Values of People Focus, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence, and who want to make a difference to our patient's experience on a daily basis.

You will need enthusiasm, motivation and confidence as you will be expected to work in a variety of areas across our Hospital.

We will provide an initial training course to deliver the skills you will need to work in a busy hospital hospital.

Now is your time to shine; use your supporting statement to tell us why you are the best candidate for this role.


For further details please contact the Temporary Staff Recruitment Team on 01603 286849 / 288298 / 287519.

For further details / informal visits contact:


The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

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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