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If you are a Health Care Assistant who would like to make a difference every day, whilst working in a busy, fast paced environment, we would love to hear from you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Acute Medical unit team at Stepping Hill Hospital as a band 2 but will be upskilled to a band 3. We work collaboratively with the Emergency Department, Medical Same Day Emergency Care Unit and Acute Frailty Unit within the Integrated Care Directorate.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for people who are compassionate, caring and committed to providing a high standard of patient care.

As a Health Care Assistant, you will be expected to assist patient’s in meeting their activities of daily living under the guidance of a Registered Nurse. You will also assist on the transfer of patients to other departments or wards within the Hospital.

Our clinical induction will ensure that you develop your knowledge and skills in the role of a Health Care Assistant under the guidance of a supportive team. On completion of skills assessments, you will be able to take part in additional clinical skills pertinent to your role.


About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.


We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.


We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.


If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.


We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.


Benefits we offer to you:


  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance – for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description attached

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.


Person Specification

Written & basic numerary skills


  • Achieved


  • Working towards

NVQ 2/ Care Certificate


  • Achieved

Understanding of the role


  • Able to demonstrate

Previous experience in a caring role


  • Relevant experience

Skills and abilities


  • Can demonstrate Communication skills & team working


  • Basic IT skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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