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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/01/2022.

Healthcare Support Workers

Job Reference: 449-BSS030

Solent NHS Trust
Bank Staffing Service
Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, IOW
£11.13 per hour + 10% annual leave uplift

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Healthcare Support Workers - Your NHS needs you!

We are now recruiting to help assist with the response to Covid-19 at Solent NHS Trust and the Vaccine Hubs across Hampshire & IOW.

We are currently looking for Healthcare Support Workers to work on our staff bank.

We are looking for individuals who are willing to take on a role and put themselves forward to lend a hand.

Applicants must have some experience of working in a care environment, however, some training will be offered for vaccine hubs. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals who possess good communication skills. You must be able to work flexibly and able to work a mixture of shifts.

Work will be allocated as the need arises which may be immediately.

If you are interested in joining our bank of staff to support the current efforts, please apply using the online form. For further information about the Vaccine Hub roles we have available, please contact Matt Rowsell on

Please note: post holders must be able to undertake physical duties at one or more of our clinical sites. We will discuss your location preference with you should you be successful.

Current Solent NHS Employees need not apply.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

All patient facing workers in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . It will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

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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