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

Healthcare Support Worker, Adult Wards - Band 2

Job Reference: 323-JNE2045

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Adult Wards
St Peter’s Hospital Guildford Road Chertsey Surrey KT16 0PZ
£19,612 - £20,984 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 (HCSW), Band 2 Opportunities Trust Wide

(experienced and new to care roles available)


Our teams will give you care and support both personally and professionally in an environment where you are valued by the team, appreciated and accepted for being you. Happy staff equal happy patients! We want to hear from committed, compassionate and caring people who want to make a difference to every patient in our care.


Join us now!

Apply for a Health Care Support Worker role and find out more.

We are holding an assessment day on Saturday 16th October 2021 at the Ashford Education Centre, Ashford Hospital, Middlesex TW15 3AA


You will need to apply in advance in order to attend these events. Please submit your application via NHS Jobs.

Our workforce is diverse, we celebrate the differences in us all by listening and respecting our fantastic multi-professional teams which you would be an integral part of. As a Healthcare Support Worker we can offer you:-

  • Support in achieving literacy and numeracy functional skills as needed


  • Car Parking available on site


  • Pension and staff benefit app.


  • A Wellbeing Centre is currently being built


  • Full support in achieving the Care Certificate (a nationally recognized qualification)


  • Fully Supported Mandatory 10 day Trust Induction Programme


  • Career pathway onto Nursing Associate or registered nurse training


  • Mentor/Buddy programme


  • We offer full or part time hours (minimum 23 hours per week
    • You will be required to work a range of shifts throughout the 24/7 working week including weekends and nights

During the recruitment event you will have the opportunity to discuss your career pathway.

On the day we will be recruiting to our inpatient ward areas which include the following sites, St Peter’s Hospital, Ashford Hospital and Walton Community Hospital.

If you think that you have what it takes to work in an organisation where we live our values then please come and join us.


For further enquiries please contact:-

Lisa Punter, Lead Nurse Workforce 01784 884276


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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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