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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/09/2021.

Senior Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: J11-A-21-36396

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Long-term placement (Ref 21)
Upton Hospital
Band 3 equivalent

The Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is urgently recruiting for a band 3 Senior Healthcare Assistant to provide support to the Assessment and Rehabilitation Clinics. The post-holder will be required to assist with home assessments for virtual doctor clinics and therefore must be a car driver and experienced in HCA community work. The service require applicants to have demonstrable experience in venepuncture, observations, ECG (although further training will be given).

Location: The post-holder will be a member of the ARC team and as such will be mainly based at Upton Hospital and St Mark’s Hospital.

Shifts/Hours: Ideally 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Length of Role:Start ASAP on an ongoing basis

Band 3 – example rate:

  • Day Rate - £10.81 per hour
  • Night/Sat Rate - £14.60 per hour
  • Sun/Bank Holiday Rate - £18.27 per hour

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Competitive, weekly pay
  • Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • Paid annual leave and statutory maternity pay
  • Training and development opportunities

Registration with NHS Professionals is subject to employment history and reference checking and offers of registration are therefore conditional upon the receipt of satisfactory references.

For further information about the role, please contact


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