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Bank Level 2
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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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£10.19 per hour ( pay) + enhancements
01/06/2021 23:59

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Bank Healthcare Assistant Level 2

Bank Level 2

Do you want to…

  • Work as part of a dedicated team alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions?
  • Join a forward thinking, innovative organisation which puts its patients first?
  • Contribute to the provision of high quality care?
  • Choose your own hours to fit in with your personal circumstances on an ad hoc basis?

…............then working within our Trust Bank could be just what you are looking for.

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has vacancies for Level 2 Healthcare Assistants (HCA) for flexible working within the (BCHC) via the Trust Bank, the organisation’s temporary staffing department, with roles based at :-

In Patient Facilities:

  • Moseley Hall Hospital
  • West Heath Hospital

Intermediate Care units:

  • Perry Tree Centre, Kingstanding
  • Ann Marie Howes Centre, Sheldon Heath
  • Community Unit 27, Good Hope Hospital

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals with sound clinical knowledge and the ability to work independently. You will need to be able to prioritise, work under pressure and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

The valuable role of the Healthcare Assistant is to provide hands on assistance to patients under the direction of a registered professional. You would be responsible for providing safe, kind, and responsive care with a genuine desire to play an active part in the care of our patients.

  • Significant NHS Experience in an appropriate care setting, particularly in elderly care is required (or if a student undergoing professional health training, you will need to have completed your first placement)
  • This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested
  • We request that you do not make a new application if you have already applied for this role when it was previously advertised.

BCHC delivers a range of healthcare services across a number of sites and specialties. Our Trust Bank provides temporary cover to cover shortfalls in staffing, supporting the delivery of the service.

The main delay in a recruitment process is often confirmation of Employment History or References. We would like to make you aware that if you are successful, the Trust requires contact details for referees who can confirm your employment and/or education for the last 3 years.


  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address
  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

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Applicant requirements

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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