Care Support Worker

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
24 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Job Title and Grade: Care Support Worker Band 2

Location/Trust: Croydon University Hospital (CUH)

Wards Covered: All Wards

Pay Rates: Days: £10.59 per hour, Saturdays/Nights: £14.36 per hour, Sunday/Bank Hols: £18.23 per hour (Excluding holiday pay)

The Role:

NHS Professionals in partnership with Croydon University Hospital aiming to provide safe and effective care that exceeds the expectations of our patients and the public and we are looking for excellent Care Support Workers who embrace our Trust values and care so that:

People feel cared for as individuals, People feel safe, reassured, and involved, People feel that we are making a difference

If you would like to work in a busy, supportive, forward thinking environment and have excellent Caring, assessment and communication skills and are flexible in your approach to an ever-changing work environment. This may be the job for you

If you answered 'yes' to the above, we would love to hear from you!

We have flexible Bank shifts, long term placements and substantive opportunities available for Croydon University Hospital specifically in the following wards and areas:
  • A&E/ED
  • Trauma and Orthopaedic
  • General Acute
  • General Surgery

Our vision is 'Excellent care for all and helping people inCroydonlive healthier lives'. Everything we do is guided byour vision and values.

We have a national and international reputation for delivering high quality specialist care, particularly in urology, kidney disease, and vascularservices.

We value and pursue excellence inresearch and innovation. Our Trust has been ranked first in Kent for clinical research studies, as well as consistently recruiting high numbers of patients into research trials. As a teaching Trust we play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, working closely with local universities and Kings College University in London.

The post holder will have;
  • Minimum of 3 months General Acute CSW UK (Private or NHS) Hospital/Hospice Experience within the last 2 years or currently studying General/Adult Nursing (Student Nurse) and completed a minimum of 12 weeks clinical placement. All CSWs must either be a Student Nurse, have attained a level 2 (or above) NVQ/QCF/BTEC/Apprenticeship Diploma in Health and Social Care Post 2011 or hold a Care Certificate from a NHS Organisation

  • Experience of working within a hospital setting

  • Ensures that care is assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated on an individual basis, taking into account the needs of the patient and their family

  • The ability to communicate in demanding and sometimes challenging situations, seeking out support when required

  • To demonstrate knowledge and skills specific to the diverse care required by the critically ill patient utilising the foundation course competency programme

In order to apply for a post you must have at least 3 months experience as a Care Support Worker (or equivalent position) in a hospital setting within the last 2 years, along with the skills to carry out basic clinical observations. Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications without the required experience and Care Certificate qualification.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -
  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust - Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle - Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go - Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days - Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don't have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.


Register today for various flexible shifts, long term placements and substantive opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Kelly Grosse, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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