Bank Healthcare Assistant

Bank Healthcare Assistant Bristol, England

North Bristol NHS Trust
Full Time Bristol, England 11.45 - 21.53 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Are you interested in finding out more about Healthcare Support worker roles within our NBT exTra team?

Here are a few reasons to apply

  • NBTeXtra bank workers are valued members of our team and have access to exceptional benefits, including access to the NHS Pension scheme, and full training and induction support
  • NBTeXtra offer flexible working patterns to meet your needs, offering earlies, lates, long days and nights with competitive rates.
  • As a Healthcare Support Worker, you will be paid at band 2:
  • £11.45 per hour- Week days
  • £12.51* per hour- Nights and Saturdays
  • £21.53* per hour- Sundays and Bank Holidays
  • All rates are inclusive of annual leave allowance
  • State of the art facilities- you will be based within our award-winning Brunel building, which has recently won Best Acute Hospital Development at the 2017 Building Better Healthcare Awards in London and Best Healthcare Design over 25,000sqm at the European Healthcare Awards
  • You will increase your skill set by working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all admin support across many different areas within the Trust.
As a Bank Healthcare Assistant, your responsibilities will include:
  • Delivering clinical and therapeutic care to patients as required within the scope of the Senior Health Care Support Worker remit
  • Participating in patient assessment (under the direction of and after appropriate delegation from the Registered Practitioner/Assistant Practitioner) to deliver high standards of care
  • Providing information to other members of the multi-disciplinary team on the care/therapy provided
  • Maintain the work environment in line with Trust Infection prevention and Health and Safety policies
Please note, to be successful as a Healthcare Support Worker for NBTeXtra, you will need to have previous experience of working as a Healthcare Support Worker or in a similar care role. If you are a Student Nurse, please state clearly in your supporting information the year of study you are currently in and the university you are studying with.

If you are successful, please be aware that you will be required to complete 25 long-day day shifts or 50 short shifts before you have access to book night shifts. This is to ensure you have gained the skills and experience to work night shifts as the demands are very different with fewer staff and less support available. This helps to support staff and maintain patient safety.

You will be required to complete a maximum of 3 days face to face training. Other training are to completed on line and is accessible from your personal computer/laptop etc.

NBT Extra is the Temporary Bank of staff that supports the running of one of the Southwest’s largest hospitals.

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

For a full overview of the Job Description, please refer to the PDF Job Description attached as an additional document to this advert.
  • Support Registered nursing/midwifery staff in the provision of basic nursing care to patients by assisting patients to maximise their independence with: -
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Diet & Fluids
  • Dressing
  • Toileting, including emptying and changing urine drainage bags according to Trust procedures
  • Mobilising, regaining independence
  • Rest & Sleep
  • Help to promote and maintain a clean and comfortable environment on the ward/department, which meets the needs of patients, their relatives/carers and
  • Contribute to accurate written and computerised documentation relevant to patient care ensuring confidentiality of patient information at all times g. fluid charts, food charts and care plans, recording of height and weight.
  • Assist the multi professional team to prepare and support patients undergoing treatment and/or investigation, maintaining privacy and dignity at all Chaperone patients during intimate procedures as required.
  • Escort non-acute patients who do not have treatment in progress and/or their relatives/carers to other departments within the Trust and other hospitals within the
  • Be aware of the importance of good health and the health education needs of patients which are identified within individual care

Bank Healthcare Assistant
North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol, United Kingdom
Andrea Young
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
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