Health Care Assistant

Health Care Assistant Nottingham, England

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Full Time Nottingham, England 20270 - 21318 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

NHS AfC: Band 2

Main area
Health care of the older person
NHS AfC: Band 2
Permanent: full time hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (mixture of days and nights)
Job ref
City Campus
£20,270 - £21,318 per annum
Salary period
Today at 23:59

Job overview

Bestwood is based at the St Francis Unit at the City Campus, where patients are identified as medically safe for transfer and are afforded a personalised journey towards discharge out of hospital. Nursing staff contribute to the delivery of a reablement and rehabilitation nursing model of care.

Discharge planning is a key part in the day to day operational management of the flow of patients. Bestwood staff are skillful in coordinating and managing the sometimes-complex discharges involving Health and Social care partners.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a unique HCA's who is dedicated and committed to a delivery high standards of care. Who actively promote personalisation, support recovery from an acute illness, and empower patients to optimise on their physical and mental well being during their hospital stay.

The culture on our ward is one of enabling, empowering, and promoting well being

The member of staff will need to demonstrate that they have the ability to be part of a team as well as working autonomously to provide high quality dignified care to our patients in a safe environment.

Working for our organisation

Are you enthusiastic, motivated and have a passion to deliver the highest standards of care to our patients? Then we are looking for you to work with the multi-disciplinary team within our Health Care of Older People department.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

If you possess excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, have the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and have a specialist interest in working in the service we provide then please apply, we would be happy to have you as part of our team.

Person specification

NHS care experience

Essential criteria

  • experience either formally or informally of a caring role
  • ability to demonstrate rapport building, clear and genuine communication with others
  • basic level of secondary school education

Desirable criteria

  • ability to perform the full range of caring duties
  • evidence of personal and professional duties
  • is able to demonstrate a basic level of technical literacy and telephone skills

continued professional and personal development

Essential criteria

  • willingness to engage in professional development

Desirable criteria

  • completion of HCA Care Certificate
  • annual essential training


Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.

Covid-19 vaccination: remains the best way to protect yourself, family, colleagues and our patients/service users from the Covid-19 virus. We continue to encourage our current and potential colleagues to get vaccinated. For helpful advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccination and how to access visit:

Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.

Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet

Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.

At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements

ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.


  • Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service - I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.
  • Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.

Health Care Assistant
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
London, United Kingdom
Amanda Pritchard
$5 to $25 million (USD)
10000+ Employees
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