Healthcare Support Worker
North Middlesex University Hospital is one of London’s busiest acute hospitals, serving more than 350,000 people living in Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest.
Every day, on average, we see 500 patients in A&E; 15 babies are born in our maternity unit; about 450 inpatients are cared for on our wards; about 50 patients have major or minor surgery in one of our 10 operating theatres; and about 800 people attend our outpatients clinics.
We provide a full range of adult, elderly and children's services across medical and surgical disciplines. Our specialist services include stroke, HIV/AIDS, cardiology (including heart failure care), haematology, diabetes, sleep studies, fertility and orthopaedics. Our sickle cell and thalassaemia department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases.
At North Middlesex University Hospital, you’ll find a team that truly believes in living our values in everything we do. We are caring, we are fair and we are open.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 37.5 hour band 3 Healthcare Assistant for a substantive post, within the Ophthalmology department at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust.
The successful applicant will work closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team comprising of nurses, health care assistants, pharmacy, consultants, clinicians and administrators.
The duties will include dealing with supporting clinics, injection service and the diagnostic clinics.
The execution of the varied tasks requires use of the hospital computer systems. Experience of using Medway or Medisoft is essential however training will be provided.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate competency in the use of computer packages, information systems and database management. Previous NHS experience in a similar role would be desirable.
The post holder will be expected to have excellent communication, excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise their workload, a caring disposition and degree of flexibility are critical to the success within this role.
In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s). Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to ensuring a safe and high quality of patient care underpinned by our Trust values. It is expected that all employees demonstrate their commitment to these in their daily activity. In addition to this you may be asked ‘Values-based interview questions at interview.
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Shazia Soogund
- Job title
- Service Manager - Ophthalmology
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 0208 887 2603