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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

Healthcare Assistant - Band 3

Job Reference: 812-20-MT-SICT-7

Employer:
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Department:
Healthcare Assistant
Location:
Robertson House, Stevenage
Salary:
£18,813- £20,795 per annum

Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS Community Trust’s working across Hertfordshire. We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.

Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children. We deliver our services in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 2,500 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.


Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation. Our Trust is one of a new generation of community health service Trusts in the NHS. We are responsible for delivering a wide range of community health services across Hertfordshire. Our services are well established and we have built up a proud reputation for quality and excellence thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff. Our vision is to become a leading light in the provision of innovative programmes of care which maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Hertfordshire and other areas served by the Trust.

The Stevenage Integrated Community Team has an exciting opportunity for a full-time or part time Band 3 Healthcare Assistant to join us. The post holder must have excellent communication skills and demonstrate collaborative working.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Health Care Assistant to join our friendly, supportive team. You will be working alongside our trained nursing and therapy staff assisting them in the day to day care and management of our patients to ensure they receive safe, high quality nursing care.

The team comprises nurses, physiotherapists, OT’s and community matrons, all working to provide evidence based nursing care to patients in their own homes. The service operates 8am – 10pm 365 days a year.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alice Maisiri - Deputy Locality Manager
01438 844581




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