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Healthcare Assistant (Pre-Assessment)

Job Description

This adveritsement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

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Spire Gatwick Park Hospital is an important hospital in the Spire Healthcare portfolio. We have a broad range of modern acute facilities which include 3 operating theatres and an endoscopy suite. We have 44 single private rooms, 2 critical care level 2 rooms, a 16 bedded day care unit and 12 consulting rooms. We have state-of-the-art CT and MRI scanners. These are supported by a number of other departments like Physiotherapy, Pharmacy and Pathology. In addition Spire Gatwick Park Hospital is a partnership site for BUPA Wellness offering different types of health screens. We are also a partner hospital for Breast Health UK and are accredited for both bowel and breast cancer.

We are looking for an experienced Healthcare Assistant to join us in our Pre-Assessment department at Spire Gatwick Hospital. Our Healthcare Assistants are an intrinsic part of our clinical teams, working closely with our Nurses in carrying out a range of basic nursing tasks under their supervision such as personal hygiene, feeding and mobility.

‘Looking after you’ is the commitment we make to each and every one of our patients, and our Healthcare Assistants play an important role in this. If you are someone who enjoys making a difference then this could be the role for you. On a daily basis you will be helping our patients maintain their comfort, privacy and dignity, and this is something that our patients are most grateful for.

We regularly support our Healthcare Assistants to achieve NVQ’s so that they can carry out an increased range of clinical tasks. As you become more experienced and qualified you will be able to broaden your range of clinical duties, making this a role that truly grows with you. A caring nature, good communication skills and a willingness to learn and develop are essential.

Salary: Competitive

We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive basic salary and bonus opportunity as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, life assurance, private medical cover, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work gym membership, transport season ticket loans and a motivating workplace environment.

All applications for this vacancy should be received by 28th October 2016

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland will be applied for in the event of a successful application.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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