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Health Care Assistant band 3

Job Reference: 358-1843066-RRC-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
LGH, Leicester
£18,813 - £20,795 per ann

Renal & Transplant


Wards 10

Leicester General Hospital

Band 3 Post – Full Time, working flexibly


An exciting opportunity has arisen on ward 10 for a Band 3 Health Care Assistant (HCA) within renal services presently based at Leicester General Hospital.

It is essential that you are highly motivated have excellent organisational and communication skills.

You will need to have experience as a band 2 HCA within a hospital setting. You must have the ability to work as part of a team and under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

Following training you will need to have the confidence to deliver peritoneal dialysis on other UHL wards as appropriate.

Rotation within Ward 10, Ward 10 Day Case, and the Procedure Room where training will be given.

Applicants wishing to apply for this post must be flexible and show evidence of professional development.

Closing Date: 21st September 2019



For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Wilkinson on 01162588082 or 01162588083.

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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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