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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/05/2021.

Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: 192-ND-21-0542

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Haematology & Oncology Day Unit
£18,005 to £19,337 per annum

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust was rated good by the Care Quality Commission in its recent inspection report published in January 2020.

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for patients and communities, through its five-year strategy ‘Working Together’. In support of its strategy, in July 2020, the Trust became a university hospital, and will work to drive benefits for patients, colleagues and the local community by embedding research, education and training across the organisation.

The Trust’s main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, which started life more than a century ago as a military hospital. Today it is one of the largest, modern hospitals on the south coast, with 1,200 beds housed in light, bright, infection resistant, en-suite wards. With a turnover of close to £600m, the Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. Some tertiary services are provided to a wider catchment in excess of two million people. The Trust employs over 7,300 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds. We recognise the value that a diverse workforce has in initiating fresh ideas and the contribution to delivering excellence for our patients, their families and carers.

Haematology Oncology HCSW

Are you committed, caring and compassionate? Are you looking for a meaningful career, where you can really make a difference?

If the answer to these is yes – and you are looking for a new challenge, then being a Health Care Support Worker at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust University NHS Trust, within the Haematology Oncology day units may be the job for you.


Here at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust we are proud of the first class care we provide our patients.


We are looking for individuals with a desire to deliver compassionate care to our patients, share our Trust values and are committed to completing the required training.

Our Healthcare Support Workers are key members of the team, and without you we would not be able to give the quality care we do - to thank you for your dedication and hard work, we can offer you:

• A rewarding job, where your care makes a daily difference to our patients

• Supportive on the job training and induction, including the opportunity to build on your healthcare career.

• Staff support networks

• Staff benefit packages

• Staff recognition

• Salary sacrifice schemes



So if you can put the patient’s needs at the centre of what you do, are a team player and have excellent communication skills – then we want to hear from you today! Applications are welcome no matter what your experience in Oncology or Haematology as long as you are confident, compassionate and can deliver outstanding standards of care



This is a post within the Haematology Oncology Day Unit and Fareham Community Hospital.


Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest acute Hospital Trusts in the country. We provide acute and specialist services to people across Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and West Sussex. We continue to build our reputation for innovation and excellence, consistently delivering outstanding performance, whilst developing the skills and abilities of our staff. The Haematology Oncology Day Unit is a busy, fast paced environment with plenty to offer the right people. Cancer treatments are developing constantly and there are always new skills and development opportunities to explore.



So why not join us, and you can look forward to all the scope and support you need to achieve your professional goals in this progressive environment.


Informal visits prior to interview are welcome, please contact Maria Pittman, Unit Manager on 023 926000 Ext 4456.


Closing Date: 27th May 2021

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