Healthcare Assistant

Healthcare Assistant

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust | Epsom, ENG, GB

Posted 9 days ago

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Working under the direct supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse who delegates tasks to the post holder. The Healthcare Assistant (HCA) will deliver high quality nursing care to patients, as part of a team. The post holder is responsible for their own practice, working within the defined limits of competence and within the scope of the role. The registered nurse retains accountability for the care delivered by the HCA.
Please note, subject to any offers of employment, work placements will be in line with our vacancy pipeline. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate specific work area requests.

Hours of work are full time 37.5 hours per week, please note part-time working hour requests will not be considered. Should you be interested in working flexibly/part time please contact our 'Bank Partners' at

Healthcare Assistant– All Wards – Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital

Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust is rated as Good by the CQC and we’d welcome applications from individuals committed to being part of the team to maintain and build on this.

We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and caring Healthcare Assistants, who have a passion for working on a medical ward to join our supportive and friendly team.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and inter-personal skills; It is preferred to have previous experience in the role.

Successful candidates will have a genuine desire to become a part of our amazing team and provide outstanding care for our patients. You will need to demonstrate the ability to work well within a team and you have to be hardworking, compassionate and has a passion to care to this client group.

You will be provided a clinical training to learn the role and will have daily supervision by a trained staff to perform safely, confidently and competently the clinical skills required. The Trust are giving opportunities and support for your future career pathway and development.

So if you’re the kind of person who cares about getting things right and wants to make a difference in a forward thinking team we would love to meet you.

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surrey and NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and is supported by over 500 volunteers.

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