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Healthcare Assistant
Band 2
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
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Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£18,546 - £19,918 pa
Salary period
19/08/2022 23:59

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Healthcare Assistant

Band 2

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust are proud award winners of the HSJ Provider of the Year 2019

Job overview

We are looking for high caliber, motivated and enthusiastic health care assistants who are keen to develop their career. This post could be for you if you are looking for a challenging role and are able to provide high quality care within our highly skilled and forward thinking multi-disciplinary teams.

This is an exciting time to join our team as we have just moved into the new multi-million pound refurbished hospital, which will ensure we will continue to provide high quality services for the local community.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust is a forward thinking and dynamic NHS Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centered and compassionate care to  our patients.

We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver the highest quality of care.

Whitby is a pretty traditional seaside town in North Yorkshire, situated on the east coast at the mouth of the River Esk.

Main duties of the job

  • Assists qualified staff by undertaking personal care duties for patients.
  • Reports the patient condition to qualified staff.
  • Undertake delegated work of the multidisciplinary team to assist in the provision of individualised planned patient care under indirect supervision. Care tasks may include managing the day-to-day needs of patients by providing help with personal care, meals and mobility.
  • Work as part of a team which supports the operation of the ward 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will therefore be required to work shifts including nights, days and weekends

Working for our organisation

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We’re extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you’ll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached job description and person spec.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • To have some understanding of Community nursing issues
  • Literate and numerate , IT Skills , emails, word etc
  • Willingness to complete all statutory and mandatory training for role.
  • Experience of working within a ward setting/healthcare setting
  • Patient centred approach, care plans
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, flexible , work shifts.
  • Good communicator and team player
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ I or lI or equivalent in health or social care
  • Experience of working with System one

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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

Kathy Davies
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Sister Katherine Davies, telephone 01947899261, email