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Job summary

Main area
Intemediate
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
151-HW231
Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Heathlands
Town
Bracknell
Salary
£21,396 - £22,866 per annum (inclusive of HCAS)
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/05/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

Intermediate Care Healthcare Assistant

Band 3

Job overview

Heathlands is an exciting new venture in conjunction with Bracknell Forest Council to provide both Immediate and Dementia Care to Bracknell and the surrounding area. Frimley Health are pleased to be the official provider of the Immediate Care Unit service, which is due to open in January 2022.

The Immediate Care Unit is a 20 bedded unit providing support to patients transitioning between acute hospital environment and the patient’s home.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for experienced Healthcare Assistants with a ‘can-do’ attitude, to join our team to deliver this new and exciting service. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about delivering excellent standards of patient care!

You will be primarily assisting the nursing team with care of the patients and will facilitate the smooth running of the ward. You need to be driven and prepared to deliver high quality care and attention to detail at all times. In this role you can look forward to a career full of development opportunities and the support from an excellent team of healthcare professionals – working alongside a small and friendly team.

This vacancy is linked to a level 3 apprenticeship. This will support you to gain relevant knowledge, skills and experience that will help you achieve your potential in this role. Working alongside the Trust’s experienced staff you will be supported to gain the apprenticeship qualification and functional skills in maths and English if required. This is a great opportunity to gain a national recognised qualification while you are working and earning, which will support you in both this role and in your future career at Frimley Health.  

You will not be required to undertake an apprenticeship if you have previously completed a relevant apprenticeship, NVQ or similar qualification.

 

Working for our organisation

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital and community services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

In addition to our 3 main hospitals we provide integrated community services to north east Hampshire, Farnham and Surrey Heath in partnership with Virgin Care Services.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other.

When you join our trust, you become part of the Frimley Family – one team who work together to deliver truly exceptional care to the local residents we serve. Thanks to the breadth of our clinical and community services, you’ll find a diversity of career opportunities and pathways.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for the position of Band 3 HCA.

Person specification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Previous Healthcare Assistant experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyInvestors in PeopleDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Silver

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

Name
Abby Garrigan
Job title
Resourcing Advisor
Email address
abby.garrigan@nhs.net
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