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Job summary

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NHS AfC: Band 2
Secondment: 12 months
Part time - 28 hours per week
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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Stoke Hospital
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata
Salary period
11/05/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Renal Transplant Outpatients Heathcare Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 2

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Job Title: Renal Transplant Outpatients Health Care Assistant
Band: 2
Location: Renal Department Kidney Unit
Hours of Duty:  28.0 hours to cover maternity leave (12 month post)
Accountable to: Sister / Charge Nurse
Key Relationships: Nursing Staff
Health records staff
Departmental managers and staff
External agencies
Ambulance staff
Patients and their visitors
Role Summary
The role of this Renal Transplant HCA post is flexible, and the post holder will therefore, be required to provide support over a wide range of service/functions within an outpatient or within a ward setting. Key to this flexibility is the requirement for staff to work variable hours on a week by week basis within agreed limits.
The post holder will be required

Main duties of the job

Renal Transplant Outpatients Health Care Assistant

Full Time  Band 2

We require a motivated, committed person to join our team in the busy Renal Transplant Outpatient Department at Royal Stoke

The successful candidate will need to be flexible in their working practice and possess good communication and interpersonal skills.


Working for our organisation

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.

Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Our Health Care Assistants undertake a variety of interesting roles, which include phlebotomy and reception duties.  Training will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to develop new skills in our busy department. In return we offer a competitive salary with training and development opportunities

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience in a care setting

Skills and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Able to describe the nursing care required by a patient


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of working in an outpatient clinic
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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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Camille Santos
Job title
Transplant Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01782 676378