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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/10/2021.

Healthcare Support Worker, Discharge Lounge - Band 2

Job Reference: 323-JNE1902

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Discharge Lounge Team
Chertsey, Surrey
£19,612 - £20,984 pa Inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

Healthcare Support Worker (Band2) for Discharge Lounge, St. Peter's Hospital– 37.5 full-time hours


Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a reputation for delivering high quality patient care and our diverse Discharge Lounge is seeking for one Healthcare Assistant (Band 2) to join our Team and support us maintaining the good reputation throughout the patient discharge.

Our vision is simple; to put patients first, to have a passion for excellence, to have pride in our teams and to be able to take personal responsibility.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, dynamic and hardworking individual to join our team to provide high quality nursing care to all patients across the Trust.

The post holder will be expected to work on a rotational shift in order to provide clinical support and a safe patient discharge.

We will endeavour to support all successful applicants with the development on their new role by offering relevant trainings and also support you clinically and provide you with the knowledge you need in moving forward with your career.

For more information or to request an informal visit please contact Bincy Joseph, Discharge Lounge Manager, via switchboard on 01932 872000 extension 3838.


Interviews will be held at our Recruitment Event on Saturday 16th October 2021.


Processing your Application

Your application will be transferred from NHS Jobs into the Trust's Careers Portal. Once your application has transferred, you will receive an email inviting you to register and log into the Careers Portal. From here you will be able to monitor the progress of your application, pre-employment checks and on-boarding.


Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

Find our more in our Guide for Applicants.

Coronavirus update:

We are reviewing our recruitment and on-boarding processes on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE). Interviews will be virtual wherever possible.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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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