Bank Health Care Assistant

Bank Health Care Assistant Newport, Newport, Wales

St Joseph's Independent Hospital
Full Time Newport, Newport, Wales 12.04 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Healthcare Assistant | £12.04 per hour plus enhancements | Newport | BANK zero hours | Monday to Sunday|

If you are passionate about healthcare and want to join a like-minded team, then look no further.

St Joseph’s Independent Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Healthcare Assistants to join our Ward department.

Working with us

St Joseph's is a world-class hospital providing private healthcare across 40 specialities.

Our vision is to take private healthcare to new levels, offering a service that recognises the individual needs of each patient.

We encourage our employees to have a positive work-life balance, who share our vision to provide world-class healthcare and we work effortlessly on training and development within our workforce to stand out from other healthcare providers. We invest in our staff to ensure they are equipped to provide the best possible service to outpatients, putting their care first.

St Joseph's has recently invested over £6m to drive improvements throughout the hospital and ensure patient safety. We are constantly looking for ways to improve what we do - to offer quicker recovery and better outcomes for our patients. With the new investment, the hospital is now better equipped to welcome more patients, creating new jobs which are varied and interesting.

St Joseph's is located north of the city of Newport within the popular area of Malpas lying just outside the boundary of Monmouthshire. Two miles north of the M4 motorway, the hospital is easy to access from Cardiff, Bristol, Monmouth, and Abergavenny, just to mention a few.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake routine tasks related to individual’s health and well being.
  • Assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals’ health and wellbeing needs
  • Establish and maintain communication with people on routine care matters
  • Contribute to own personal development.
  • Assist in maintaining own and others’ health and safety and security.
  • Ensure own actions help to maintain quality.
  • Ensure own actions support equality, diversity and rights
  • Acknowledge the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) and understand own responsibility as agreed with line manager in the prevention and control of HCAI.
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the hospital and own department and to assist patients to maintain their own infection control needs
  • To ensure that Clinical Governance and risk management are embedded within daily practice.
  • Provide and receive patient information, ensuring that all patient information is provided, received and recorded in accordance with the Data Protection Act and SJH Policies.
  • To meet SJH values, whilst delivering care to patients and relatives
  • To adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct, Guidelines and SJH Policies, Procedures, Protocols and Standards at all times
  • Carry out any other duty that reasonably falls within the general nature and level of responsibility of the post.

What you need to know

  • Previous experience in a hospital setting would be advantageous
  • Basic awareness of health, safety and hygiene
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team Flexible approach to work and working patterns
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Proactive
  • Empathetic
  • Able to deal with difficult / sensitive situations
  • Aware of own limitations


We are an organisation who invests in its employees and in return for your skills and commitment, you will enjoy investment into personal and professional development, not to mention the great benefits we have to offer:

  • Enhanced pay for unsociable hours
  • Contributory pension
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounts for staff and family

We value our staff and work together with them to ensure that St Joseph’s provides opportunities to achieve best practice in an enjoyable and rewarding environment.

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.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration.

Please note we will only contact you should you be shortlisted for interview.

Job Type: Zero hours contract

Salary: £12.04 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

Bank Health Care Assistant
St Joseph's Independent Hospital

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