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Senior Healthcare Assistant - Bleasdale - Neurology

Band 3

Main area
Neurology - Medicine
Band 3
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Preston Hospital
£20,330 - £21,777 Per annum/Pro rata for part time
Salary period
02/11/2021 23:59

Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for passionate and "can do" Band 3 Health Care Assistant on Bleasdale Ward

This is an exciting time for our Neurology services and we would like you to join us on our journey. Are you looking for an opportunity to make a real difference to patient outcomes and develop your skills, knowledge and experience then we may have the opportunity you’re looking for!

You must have a genuine desire to look after neurology patients. You should have a keen interest in providing high quality; harm free, patient centred care in a busy, fast paced, ever changing and often challenging environment



Main duties of the job

For this role you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, you must display a positive and professional manner, have a non- judgmental attitude, be open to change and have the drive and commitment to aim to get it right for every patient every time.

We are a very supportive team creating a positive environment for learning and progressing and In return for your motivated and caring approach we will offer strong commitment to your personal and professional development

Working for our organisation

We have 9000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients.  Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You’ll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you’d never have done.  

You’ll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Feel like this role could be for you? Looking for some more information? Please don't hesitate to download and read through our detailed job description and person specification for a more in depth view into this role!

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • • GCSE Maths & English grade C or above / Grade 4 - 9 OR Functional/Key skills level 2 numeracy and Functional/Key Skills level 2 literacy
  • • BNCS or NVQ / Internal Level 2 training programme Must be willing to undertake Trust internal Level 3 training programme course
Desirable criteria
  • • Level 3 QCF diploma (Qualification Credit Framework) in healthcare / NVQ level 3

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria
  • • Previous experience of working in an acute health care or related setting
  • • Understanding of health and safety issues within healthcare
  • • Understanding of concept and application of confidentiality
  • • Understanding of the role of a band 3 senior HCA
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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Emma Noon
Job title
Ward Manager
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