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Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: 379-SPEMAR009-19

Employer:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Haemodialysis
Location:
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton
Salary:
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum

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If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Health-care Assistant to join our dynamic and friendly team in the Main Haemodialysis Unit. The department is located in Brighton and is the hub for renal services in Sussex. We are open Monday to Saturday- 07:00-23:00 and dialyse 200 patients per week.

 

You will work within a specialised area, providing high quality care to patients with acute and chronic renal failure and therefore will be expected to take on extended roles associated with the specialism. You will be an excellent communicator and be required to work closely with members of the multidisciplinary team.

 

Previous healthcare experience is essential and an existing NVQ level 3 would be desirable. Due to the specialised nature of the unit an informal visit is highly recommended.

 

Posts in the Trust are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.

 

Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)

 

We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.

 

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

 

Closing Date: 24th March 2019

 

Interview Date: 5th April 2019



For further details / informal visits contact:

Danilo San Diego - Haemodialysis Unit Manager

 

01273 696955 Ext. 67567

 

danilo.sandiego@nhs.net




Please ensure that you have read the Job Description in full before applying and that referees provided are your Line Managers over the last 3 years.

It is also important that any gaps in your employment history during this period are accounted for.

The Trust welcomes applications from everyone, especially those from underrepresented groups. There are a number of initiatives to support staff members from diverse backgrounds including:

  • Belief Initiatives and Support
  • Charity/ Volunteering
  • Diversity &Inclusion Training
  • Disability Support
  • Early Careers Initiatives
  • Ex- Armed forces Initiatives
  • Home working/ Flexible working Initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • General Accessibility
  • Staff Network Groups

If you need more information, or help with the application process, please see the HR Mission Statement (to the right) or contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 or 01444 448616.

All staff members have a responsibility to treat colleagues, patients and clients with respect and to ensure that work environments remain secure, inclusive and mutually supportive.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, however under the Residence Labour Market Test non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals ensures equity of access and the delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences and needs

Please note we are a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Premises, grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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