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Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Barnet Hospital
£22,444 - £23,816 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Salary period
01/07/2022 23:59

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Band 2 Nursing Assistant - Maternity

Band 2

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

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Job overview

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

 Band 2 Midwifery Nursing Assistant to work at the Barnet Hospital 

Undertake duty of band 2 health care assistant on the Maternity unit at Barnet Hospital



Working for our organisation

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A&E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person specification

Royal Free World Class Values

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of personal care and related procedures
  • Willing to develop and work towards Diploma Level 2
  • Demonstrable literacy and numeracy skills
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent or / Diploma Level 2 or equivalent (Healthcare related subject)


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of team work
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience of customer care
  • Interest or experience within a carer role/setting

Skills & Aptitudes

Essential criteria
  • Ability to provide individualised care and empathy
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to communicate effectively with clients, relatives and multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to demonstrate an awareness of the important of confidentiality / privacy and dignity
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Can explain the principles of infection control
  • Willing to develop own knowledge and practice
  • Good IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to lead change and service improvement

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Has a caring, compassionate and professional nature
  • Demonstrates self-motivation and common sense
  • Diplomatic and calm
  • Ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with colleagues
  • Flexibility in shift and working patterns to meet the needs of the service

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

Martine Ellerbeck
Job title
Clinical Practice Facilitator
Email address
Telephone number
0208 216 4677
Additional information

Anne Stritter

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