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Senior Healthcare Assistant - Children & Young People's Services

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Preston Hospital
£17,460 - £18,702 per annum, pro rata
21/12/2018 23:59

Are you looking for a motivating and rewarding career? Do you thrive on a challenge and want to make a difference to our patients in Lancashire Teaching Hospitals?

Ward 8 at Royal Preston Hospital is a 30 bedded unit, caring for children aged 0 – 16 with medical and surgical conditions, adolescent children with mental health issues and day care patients requiring both medical and surgical procedures. Incorporated on the ward is a busy Paediatric Assessment Unit and High Dependency Unit for children requiring closer observation.

As a Senior Health Care Assistant you will support the qualified nursing staff to provide high standards of care to our patients. You will be a valued member of the multi-disciplinary team and support the team with care, assessment and treatment of patients.

You will need to be flexible in your working hours to work shifts/unsocial hours including nights as required. Excellent communication skills are essential in this role as well as a passion for delivering excellent care with compassion.

The Trust is committed to personal and professional development and to developing new methods of learning which are flexible and accessible to all staff. You will be fully trained on an induction programme and have the opportunity to work towards further qualifications in a supportive and professional environment.

You must have GCSE Maths & English grade 4-9 or grade C or above OR level 2 functional skills in maths and level 2 functional skills in English  BNCS or NVQ in Health Level 2

Interview date: To be confirmed

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

For further details / informal visits contact:
Leanne Ratcliffe / Tracy Denny on 01772 522247 or e-mail

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