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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/10/2019.

Band 3 Community Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 074-B4308

CSH Surrey
NWS Adults
Staines Health Centre
£18,813 - £20,795 + 5% HCA per annum

CSH Surrey is Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children’s community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.

In June 2017 our services received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with ‘Outstanding’ for how caring our teams are.

We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.

If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!


CSH Surrey is a not-for-profit social enterprise, which means it has a social ethos and exists to benefit its local communities. CSH Surrey’s unique co-ownership model has delivered higher levels of engagement, motivation, productivity and loyalty since its formation in 2007. CSH Surrey is part of the NHS and offers full NHS terms and conditions for co-owners or staff and delivers NHS services to all patients.


As such, our 1500+ employees are entitled to NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the fringe ‘High Cost of Living Allowance of 5 %’. Our nurses, therapists and support staff, provide adult community health services in mid and North West Surrey, and children’s community health services for the whole of Surrey. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people. If you want to be a part of a passionate, person centred community service, experience working in a vibrant, stimulating, dynamic and diverse environment apply to CSH Surrey today.


Here at CSH Surrey, we are proud of our staff’s passion, professionalism and dedication to make a difference to patients’ lives. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence and share our vision and achievements. If you would like to make a difference, then this is the perfect opportunity for a practitioner who has experience in care within either an acute hospital setting, Ambulance Service, Community Care Home or a Community Nursing Team.



You will be working within the Spelthorne community nursing team who support patients who are housebound by providing nursing care in their own homes. Working in partnership with specialist community services and other social care teams to provide high quality nursing care and advice. The service offers professional advice, support and skilled nursing care to enable patients to live as independently as possible in their own homes. Community nurses assess the healthcare needs of patients, monitor quality of care and are professionally accountable for tailoring individual packages of care and the delivery of that care, wherever possible avoiding hospital admissions.


We are committed to offering a wide variety of educational opportunities for staff development to ensure that we safeguard future career progression and continuous professional enhancement and gate ways to becoming a qualified nurse if this is your ambition. You will gain skills in diabetes care, catheter care, phlebotomy, wound care and supporting palliative care patients.


Training will be offered, with mentorship from qualified nurses. We aim to provide the most rewarding working environment possible. We believe in providing the best career development and so co owners will be enrolled within a structured induction programme that will last 6 months, ensuring support and assessment from an experienced colleague. CSH has excellent links with the University of Surrey and external study is encouraged.


Recruitment - Golden Hello

Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in two instalments: - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part- time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI National Insurance in the usual way.We don’t operate Golden Hellos for Band 7 or Band 8 posts, Bank posts or fixed term contracts.

Applicable to:

• Community Qualified Nurses,

• Community Hospital Qualified Nurse

• Paediatric Occupational Therapists

• Immunisation Team Nurses

• Paediatric Physio and Speech & Language Therapists

• Health Visitors located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• Speech and Language Therapists**

• Occupational Therapists**

*Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough

** For Surrey Downs Health and Care contract only

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

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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