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Job details
Posting date: 03 July 2024
Salary: £22,816.00 to £24,336.00 per year
Additional salary information: £22816.00 – £24336.00 a year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 July 2024
Location: Grimsby, DN33 2BA
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: C9208-24-0682

As a Healthcare Assistant You will be a member of the Diagnostic Health Care team, providing support to patients accessing diagnostic services. You will work with radiographers and consultant radiologists to provide care in a busy diagnostic department.

A high standard of patient care skills are required along with an ability to be flexible and deal with challenging situations.

A helpful and pleasant demeanor is essential.


Main duties of the job

The healthcare assistant will be responsible for maintaining the working environment within CT, giving direct clinical and clerical support to the Radiographers and Radiologists to enable the delivery of an efficient and effective service with a high standard of patient care.

The main requirements of the job will be working night shifts in the CT department, although occasionally you may be required to work a day shift to complete mandatory training and meetings with managers. You will be required to be available to work your hours over a 7 day period and be available to work weekends and bank holidays as the service is a 24 hours a day , 365 days of the year service.

You will be required to take responsibility for some administrative duties as well as patient care, and as such, good communication skills along with a polite telephone manner, computer and database skills is required. You will work under direct and indirect supervision and will be required to follow instructions.

The workload is varied and due to the nature of the work can be demanding, one minute you may be dealing with an elderly patient and the next a young child or a patient who has been in a car accident. The workload in CT can be unpredictable due to the nature of the service and flexibility is an absolute must.

The ideal candidate would be competent in cannulation although training can be provided for the right candidate.


About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over £1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts – Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) – our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas – biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.


Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we’ll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role


Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oHolds NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Care
  • 12 months experience working at Level 3 NCQ/QCF in care
  • Understanding of Trust core values
  • Must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of core trust values and be able to articulate in practice
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of the needs of patients in the Acute Care setting
  • Has an understanding of the need for confidentiality
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Punctual & Professional
  • Up to date mandatory training in fire, infection control, BLS and moving and handling


  • oIT skills
  • Confident people skills
  • Able to use Trust patient administration IT systems
  • Training in collecting blood

Occupational Experience


  • 12 months experience of working at NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Care

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.

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