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Apprentice Healthcare Assistant

Employer
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Pontefract
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

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Every employee at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust strives to provide excellent patient experience every single time. As an employer, we strive to provide an excellent employment experience to every one of our employees, every day from the day they apply for employment with us. We have four core values, developed by our staff, and these are at the heart of everything we do to enable us to deliver our ambitions of excellence.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to personally make a difference to our patients' lives and the lives of their carers and relatives every single day. Our Healthcare Assistants work at the heart of our multidisciplinary teams who support our patients by assisting the Registered Nurses in planning, delivering, and evaluating care. This will require you: to be able to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals, both verbally and in writing; to share our commitment to maintaining high standards in everything we do; and to demonstrate that you can work effectively within a team that behaves in accordance with our values.

The roles are varied and busy as you will be working a variety of shifts including 'long days', nights, weekends and bank holidays. We will support you to achieve full training for your core duties including achievement of a national Care Certificate, and we will support your continued development.

To be eligible to work as a Healthcare Assistant Apprentice we expect that you have Level 1 Functional Skills in Numeracy and English or equivalent GCSE levels.

Once you have successfully completed your apprenticeship, you will automatically become a Healthcare Assistant. To be eligible for a funded apprenticeship, you must be over the age of 16, a resident in the UK/EU for the last three years and you must not hold a level 3 qualification (or above) or an NVQ Level 2 qualification in the same pathway or subject, e.g. BTEC or GCSE.

Please note, you will need to be available to start immediately, no later than October 2022. Before you apply there are a few things you need to consider:
  • Interview days will take place on:

- Friday 10th June 2022

- Monday 20th June 2022

-Friday 1st July2022

-Friday 8th July2022

-Thursday 28th July 2022

-Friday 29th July 2022

If you need any help with your application or have any questions about the application process, our recruitment team will be happy to help you via midyorks.resourcing@nhs.net or 01924 546152.

Best of luck with your application!

When submitting your application, please read the Information and Guidance for Applicants, Job Description and Person Specification. We select employees on the basis of values as well as the skills and experience required for the job. Please use your application as an opportunity to demonstrate these.

All information provided on your application and as part of any employment checks will only be used for the purposes of progressing your application and undertaking mandatory employment checks. This information will form part of your employment record should you be successful. Please note that if your application is unsuccessful we will store your information for 13 months, after which it will be deleted.

We store information electronically via NHSJobs and secure files. You can view the privacy notices for Mid Yorks and NHSJobs via their websites.

You can request to view information we hold about you in accordance with GDPR. You can ask us to delete information we hold about you at any point during your application or in the subsequent period during which we retain your information (as above).

Where the post you have applied for:
  • requires a criminal records check, it is necessary for us to share some of your personal information with GBG Online, who process requests for checks on our behalf. We will only share information which is necessary to progress the check and following your consent. The DBS privacy policy (available at gov.uk) confirms how the DBS will process your personal data and options when submitting an application.
  • falls within the scope of the Fit and Proper Persons test, we are required to provide information in support of our assessment of you to the CQC. This will include copies of all your application information and details of assessments undertaken as part of your employment.

Where your employment is subject to you obtaining a visa, we must share information with UKVI as required by our obligations to employ workers legally. This includes your contact details and copies of proof of eligibility to work.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website .

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas .
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