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Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 150-HD3801-EAS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community healthcare
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton and Hove
£18,813-£20,795 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is looking to recruit a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic Band 3 Healthcare Assistant with a passion for delivering high quality care within a community setting.

Community and healthcare experience is desirable but not essential as training is offered and tailored to your needs, in order to build your confidence, knowledge and skills within the community setting. As a Trust we are committed to everyone’s professional development, offering a wide range of programmes and study opportunities designed to expand your knowledge and skills as well as facilitating opportunities for career development.

We are looking for Band 3 Healthcare Assistants to join our highly skilled Community Nursing and Therapy teams in Brighton and Hove. We need staff who are committed to supporting the delivery of health and social care for patients within our community.

As part of an integrated service you will have access to a variety of specialist services and disciplines which are essential to our care delivery. You will share responsibility for a caseload of patients supported by a Case Manager, and as part of the wider team you will benefit from the varied skills and experience the Nursing and Therapy teams have to offer. You will be required to work autonomously but will have access to support where necessary to ensure quality care delivery at all times.

This is an ideal opportunity for anyone looking for a career within healthcare, or for an existing Band 3 Healthcare Assistant who wants to develop their clinical knowledge and practice within the community.

You must hold a full UK driving licence, and have access to a car for work purposes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Paula McCarthy -, 07717 138977

Please note: After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any emails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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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