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Health Care Assistant - Monnow

Job Description

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a provider of health care across Herefordshire bringing together acute and community services.

We run The County Hospital in Hereford along with community hospitals in Ross-on-Wye, Leominster and Bromyard, and the Hillside centre in Hereford, delivering a standard of care we would want for ourselves, our families and friends.

The key principles of Wye Valley NHS Trust are to provide the right care in the right place at the right time... every time.

With an annual turnover of around £180 million, we employ around 3,000 staff and are a clinical and practitioner-led organisation owned by our local community and staff.

Our vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve and our values are important in our everyday work: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two compassionate and highly motivated Health Care Assistants to join our highly committed team on Monnow Ward.

Monnow Ward provides 18 male beds for surgical patients following both emergency and elective surgical care pathways; which includes Urology, Colo-Rectal and General Surgery with the majority of patients being over 65 years old. The emergency surgery patients are often acutely ill and Monnow Ward also cares for patients who are pre and post admission to the Intensive Care Ward.

For further information or an informal chat please contact: Sister Sharon Handley – ( Email address removed ) or  ( Phone number removed ) 

All correspondence relating to this vacancy including INVITATIONS TO INTERVIEW WILL BE BY EMAIL ONLY. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. If you have not received an email within 4 weeks of the closing date then assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please ensure when completing your application form that your references cover the last 3 years and that they are provided by appropriate referees for example not work colleagues but from someone in a position of authority where you have previously worked.

Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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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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