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Senior Healthcare Assistant - Brindle Ward (Gastro)

Band 3

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Band 3
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Chorley Hospital
£18,813 - £20,795 per anum, pro rata
29/09/2019 23:59

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge with lots of development opportunities? Would you like to work in Lancashire Teaching Hospitals ‘Team of the Year 2017? If so we have an exciting opening within our new ward Brindle Ward (gastro) for a Senior Health Care Assistant.

We are a newly developed 30 bedded Gastrointestinal and Endocrinology ward based at Chorley Hospital.  We have close links with Royal Preston Hospital, Endoscopy Unit, Dieticians.  We have a friendly a dynamic team who provide excellent care with compassion and we are offering you the opportunity to join us.

We are looking to recruit Senior Health Care Assistants with acute NHS hospital experience, who have an interest in the care and experience of patients with gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders, who require empathetic, knowledgeable and skilled care. You will be joining a team who are dedicated to the high standard of nursing care given to our patients, who have a passion for nursing as well as an enthusiasm for championing the needs of the patient and their families. 

We always put patients first, and believe that creating a positive working environment, where staff feel valued, supported and empowered, will enable us to achieve this for every patient, every time. We expect every single member of staff to treat patients, families and colleagues with care and compassion, and to work together to achieve the very best outcomes. As an organisation we believe that every staff member plays a vital role in the delivery of excellent care with compassion, we are proud of our hospitals, and of the quality of care we provide for our patients, and that makes this a great place to work.

As a Teaching Hospital we are committed to your continuous personal and professional development, so it will come as no surprise for you to hear that we offer a wide range of clinical and non-clinical development opportunities ranging from time management to interview skills. We are keen to provide all our staff with the opportunity to learn, which means some of our courses are provided via online learning through our own dedicated Trust site, so staff can develop knowledge as and when they want or need to. 


Interview Date: To be confirmed 


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Further details / informal visits contact

Rachel Aspin Ward Manager 01257 247627

Karen Hobin -Matron 01257 245153