Healthcare Support Worker

Band 2

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Band 2
Permanent / Bank
Full and Part Time
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital
£15,404 to £18,157 p.a. pro rata
22/07/2018 23:59

Do you wish you to work in a role that makes a difference to patient care?

Are you:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a desire to help others and deliver excellent patient care?
  • Caring, compassionate, with excellent interpersonal skills? 
  • Looking for great opportunities to learn new skills and meet new people?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

We have fantastic opportunities for Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW), Theatre Support Workers (TSW) and Maternity Care Assistants (MCA) to join our teams across the Trust on a permanent contract or flexible registration via our Staff Bank. You will work alongside friendly and experienced staff committed to delivering a high standard of care to patients and their families in a hospital that is recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients by the Care Quality Commissioner.

Registering with the Staff Bank offers you an opportunity to maintain a work-life balance through working flexibly, experiencing various areas and specialties across the organisation, and also provides a route into permanent positions within the Trust.

Here at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) we are committed to the training & development of our staff and this role can lead to further development opportunities such as a progression pathway into Nursing or senior HCSW roles.

Why not call our HCSW Resourcing Team on 01223 274847 who will be happy to provide you with further advice and support. 

We will be holding interviews for substantive positions on various dates through the month. If you are successful on the day you will receive a job offer within 48 hours. Bank Interviews will be held separately, You will receive a call from Staff Bank to arrange an interview. 

How to apply? 
Please complete our short application form by clicking the apply ‘online now button’ below.

CUH offers great facilities, fantastic learning and development opportunities, and a comprehensive staff benefits package.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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01223 217038