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Healthcare assistant

Job Reference: 188-HCA114

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
£17,652 - £19,020 per annum

Along with a 2.2 million expansion into our own new unit the urology team is undergoing an exciting development and expanding within our administration and nursing teams. We have been exceptionally privileged to receive funding to expand all element of our urology service, providing diagnostic one-stop urological clinics, lithotripsy for urinary stone and rapid access services to improve patient care.

The new UHS Urology Centre is a modern purpose built diagnostic and outpatient department specialising in urological care. You will have the opportunity to utilise your existing skills and develop specialist urology knowledge within the department. The support of our fun and friendly team will enable you to care for our patients within an environment that provides a welcoming atmosphere in a dynamic busy service. Kindness, positivity and professionalism are at the heart of our team.

Main responsibilities will include assisting in the provision of individualised care, under the supervision of the qualified nurse and others in the health care professional team. You will work in a collaborative and co-operative manner, and will recognise and respect their particular contribution within the care team.

If you have a passion for urology and want to invest in your career development join our team to build the vision for the new Urology Centre

Rated ‘Good’ by the CQC, UHS is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

Closing date for applications will be Thursday 29th August.

Interviews for this post will take place on Saturday 7 September.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Senior sister Clare Tull


Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at UHS or through one of our park-and-ride schemes on a limited basis, based on specific eligibility criteria. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

UHS actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development, and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.


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