Health Care Assistant - Band 2 - COVID-19 in London

Job description

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Please note: As part of our continued response to COVID19 we are conducting the majority of our interviews virtually with limited face to face interviews. We require candidates to have the camera on during the interview. If you have been shortlisted and wish to have a face to face interview at one of our Trust locations please request this to the Recruiting Manager and we will do our best to facilitate your request, however this may not always be feasible.

Band 2 HCA – Imperial College Healthcare NHS Staff Bank

 

The Staff Bank Department is a dedicated team aiming to provide a quality service to Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The Staff Bank strives to support our Hospitals with competent, reliable HCAs who will be able to provide the highest level of service to our patients.

We are absolutely committed to ensuring that our patients have the best possible experience within our hospitals. We seek people who are committed to delivering outstanding patient care, whatever their role, and who take pride in what they do. We place a high value on treating all patients, visitors and colleagues with respect and dignity, and seek people who strive for excellence in all that they do.

 

Band 2 HCA:

In this role, as a care assistant, you will be working closely with multi-disciplinary team members to provide a high standard of care for patients throughout their visit or stay at Imperial Teaching Hospitals. You will be responsible for implementing treatment and risk management plans and aiding patients through their recovery. Moreover, you will also be responsible for providing support and comfort to patient family members or carers.

During your work as a care assistant, you will be expected to provide a high level of care to all patients in your ward or clinical area. This may include (and will not be limited to) moving and handling, cleaning, and bathing patients, feeding patients and patient observations - this could be for a wide variety of patients.

Trust: Imperial Teaching Hospitals

Location: Imperial Teaching Hospitals

Wards Covered: All wards

Pay: Band 2

- Days:  £12.52 per hour

- Saturday/Nights: £16.28 per hour

- Sunday/Bank Holiday: £20.04 per hour

 

Benefits of Staff Bank:

  • Efficient recruitment process
  • Complimentary Mandatory training
  • Free Trust uniform
  • You can browse and book your own shifts on Employee Online.
  • You have priority to book the shifts that you want – work when and where you like.
  • Flexibility of shift times and locations
  • Timesheets are no longer required, making your pay fast and on time.
  • You can view your roster online – no need to call to confirm shifts.
  • Great opportunity to progress within the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and gain experience
  • Friendly team environment
  • Lines of work
  • Competitive pay rates with weekly payment for the shifts you have worked

 

A successful candidate for this role will have:

  • At least six months UK NHS Hospital Experience in a HCA capacity.
  • Be willing to work across departments, including our busy A&E.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills with an enthusiastic approach to the provision of quality, effective safe care delivery.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining patient safety and minimising risk in accordance with Trust policy and procedure.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the importance of supportive and flexible team working.

 

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust was launched on 1st October, 2007. Made up of five hospitals; Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea, St Mary's and the Western Eye, and integrating with Imperial College London, we are one of the largest acute trusts in the UK with an annual turnover exceeding £900 million and employing almost 10,000 staff. Offering more than 50 clinical specialities, and with one of the largest portfolios of services in the country we have one million patient contacts a year.

The Trust has established the UK’s first Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC). The AHSC aims to bring together the delivery of healthcare services, teaching and research in a partnership for the purpose of improving the health of its patients, advancing clinical teaching and scientific invention and innovation.

 

Contact

Contact a friendly member of our recruitment team on 0208 167 2496 or imperial.staffbank.recruitment@nhs.net

 

IMPORTANT:

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. Please note that due to a high volume of applications, if you have not been contacted in two weeks your application has been unsuccessful.

 



Extra information

Status
Open
Location
London
Published at
17-05-2022
Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
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