Clinical Support - Healthcare Assistant - Open Day

  • Salary £20,270.00 – £21,318 per annum
  • Closing Date 07/02/2023
  • Interview Date 14th Feb, 15th Feb, 16th Feb
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-HCA-640-Open Day
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time and part time hours available

Want to know what it's like to work as a Healthcare Assistant at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital? Come and meet the team that you could be joining!

We're pleased to invite you along to our Open Day on Thursday 2nd February, at the Shropshire Education Conference Centre (SECC) which is on the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital site (please refer to map attached).

Meet the team, have your questions answered, find out more about the role and discover what being a Healthcare Assistant is all about!

On the day you can expect:

  • Presentations throughout the day from existing team members
  • Meet and greet with Ward Managers
  • Q&A session with the teams
  • Information about training and development opportunities
  • Tour of the hospital (optional)

To book your place at the event, please either submit your application today or email

**We will be on hand during the day to provide support and answer any questions you might have about the application process, with paper application forms available to complete should you prefer this option.**

**Following the open day, interviews will take place on 14th, 15th and 16th February 2023**

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide support and assist Registered Nurses delivering all aspects of health care directly to patients, within defined levels of competence and practice. This will include assisting in maintaining a suitable environment in which to deliver that care.

Working for our organisation

Due to recent expansion, Medicine Wards at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital are looking to recruit Healthcare Assistants to join their teams.

We are looking for caring individuals who demonstrates our Trust values to join our experienced Nurses and HCAs to provide excellent care to our patients.

You will be fully supported in your new role, with a 2-week academy training period when you start, followed by a supernumerary induction and HCA Buddy scheme. There are also plenty of opportunities for further training and development including access to the Trainee Nurse Associate (TNA) programme.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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