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Healthcare Assistant

Job Description

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Spire Healthcare is the second largest private hospital provider in the UK, with 39 hospitals and 13 clinics nationwide. The company is built on a heritage of almost 30 years’ experience running successful private hospitals and offers a full range of integrated surgical, medical and diagnostic services.

Spire Hartswood Hospital is a 49 bed hospital with 3 theatres and offers a comprehensive range of services and facilities including Spire Specialist Care Centre in Chelmsford. This is a brand new cancer center delivering care for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy and all manner of supportive care. It is part of a network of over 20 cancer treatment sites across Spire Healthcare.

Our vision is to be recognised as a world class healthcare business bringing together the best people who are dedicated to developing excellent clinical environments and delivering the highest quality patient care.

We are looking for an experienced and NVQ3 qualified Healthcare Assistant to join us at Spire Hartswood 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: £16,50000 - £18,50000 per anum depending on experience

Working Pattern: Variable depending on service need (Monday-Saturday)

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

  • Free on-site parking

  • 25 days annual leave

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

It is anticipated that interviews will take place in the following two weeks.

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)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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