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We recognise the importance and impact that health care assistant can make, and that’s why we’re looking for an ambitious and eager individual who also wants to make a difference within the healthcare profession. A difference thatyoucan make to an individuals quality of life.

Posting date: 08 July 2024
Salary: £22,383.00 per year
Additional salary information: £22383.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 09 July 2024
Location: Whitehaven, CA28 8JG
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: C9262-24-1068

Main duties of the job

The role of the Health Care Assistant (HCA) in the department is to assist the registered nurses (or other healthcare practitioners) in providing high quality patient care. To maintain patients’ privacy and dignity at all times and provide care in a compassionate and sensitive manner. To be an effective part of the multi-disciplinary team contributing to the departmental objectives. To continue to develop and maintain competencies in nursing tasks to maintain high quality safe care.

 

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We’re responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of ‘safe, high quality care every time’.

  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

 

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

If you are applying under the Disability Confident Scheme or Armed Forces Covenant and you meet all the essential criteria for a post, you will be guaranteed an interview.

 

Relocation assistance may be available for successful health care assistant moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies.

Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.

If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

Important Information

Health care assistant who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their Trac account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

For health care assistant applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:

  • Junk Mail is checked regularly

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:

  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Unlock Tel: 01634 247350, email advice@unlock.org.uk or complete the online form on the Unlock website

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

 

Standard Check: £18 + Administration cost of £3.85 = £21.85. Deducted at £6.85 from 1st month salary and £5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

Enhanced Check: £38 + administration cost of £3.90 = £41.90. Deducted at £11.90 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27-day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

 

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • National Care Certificate or commitment to complete as part of induction process

Desirable

  • oNVQ 2 in care (willingness to complete within one year of start date) or equivalent experience

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Work in customer focused / caring environment.
  • Use of computer.
  • Ability to maintain and improve knowledge, skills and competence to ensure high standards of patient care.
  • Ability to carry out routine elements of assessment to enhance the patient / client journey, following an initial assessment by a registered practitioner.
  • Ability to meet basic care needs of patients, washing dressing, assistance with feeding etc.
  • Understanding of confidentiality

Desirable

  • NHS employment

Skills and Aptitudes

Essential

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to use initiative appropriately.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate the compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care

Desirable

  • Keyboard skills.

Personal Circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to communicate with members of the public and health care providers
  • Enthusiastic
  • Presents self as courteous, respectful and helpful
  • Ability to work effectively under direct supervision, as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

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).

To apply for this job please visit findajob.dwp.gov.uk.