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Senior Healthcare Assistant

Job Description

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, situated in south Manchester, is the largest cancer treatment centre of its kind in Europe, and an international leader in cancer research and development.

Oncology Assessment Unit

Band 3 Senior Healthcare Assistant

375 hours per week - temporary

We are seeking an experienced Senior Healthcare Assistant to join our friendly and dynamic team.

On MAU you can expect both a rewarding and challenging role, working with a wide range of acutely unwell oncology patients.

You should possess excellent communication skills, be willing to work flexibly as part of a team and be committed to high standards of working.

Contact Matt Bilney (Senior Charge Nurse) or Katerina Pearson (Sister) on  ( Phone number removed ) /7208 for informal visits/further information.

The closing date for this post may be extended if there are insufficient applicants or brought forward if there is a high volume of applicants.

All positions within the Christie are subject to the receipt of satisfactory written references, medical clearance, and evidence of your Right to Work in the UK. Some roles will require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Applicants invited to attend for interview will again be made aware of this at the point of invitation. Please note if you are successfully appointed to a post with this Trust, you will be required to pay for your own DBS Disclosure.

********If you are shortlisted for a post and you are invited to attend an interview we will make contact with you via NHS jobs so please check your messages regularly**********.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, I regret that on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful.

We no longer accept paper applications, you will need to apply online and if successful you will be contacted through NHS jobs so please keep an eye on your account.

(Please note that CV’s (except for medical Consultant and Junior Doctor positions) will not be accepted as part of the application process. You will be judged solely on the information you provide on the application form). Late applications will not be accepted.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply for this position and who would require immigration sponsorship, may wish to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.

The Trust is working towards being an Equal Opportunities employer and recognises the potential of a diverse workforce. You should be aware the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy and therefore employees are not permitted to smoke at work.

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.

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