Health Care Support Worker - Band 2 - Theatres

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln
Competitive salary
18 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Please be advised that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) uses Trac recruitment software. Applications made via NHS Jobs will be pulled through into Trac. If your application is successful at shortlisting stage, candidates will be prompted to create an account within Trac. Please note that we do not accept CVs.

No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.

Contracts: Permanent

Hours: Full time and part time

Areas: Lincoln Operating Theatres

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is seeking to recruit Health Care Support Workers for main Theatres, Lincoln. Vacancies will be available in a variety of clinical specialities within the Theatre complex at Lincoln County Hospital, with contracted hours to suit both full time and part time working.

As a Health Care Support Worker, you will be responsible for Working under delegation and supervision of a Registered Nurse/ Operating Department Practitioner in delivering a high standard of care to our patients in accordance with individualise care needs, utilising flexible, innovate and effective practice that demonstrates that our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

As a substantive member of the healthcare team, you will have an opportunity to complete the Care Certificate and it is expected that all staff employed into the role of substantive Health Care Support Worker will complete this element of the qualification within the first twelve weeks of employment. Full support from a dedicated apprenticeship team, will be provided to achieve this. Please ensure you review the person specifications at the back of the Job Description to ensure you meet the criteria for the apprenticeship and please also be advised that certificates evidencing your qualifications will be required before confirming your place on the apprenticeship.

Successful substantive Healthcare Support Workers will also benefit from further training opportunities which form part of the ULHT Nursing Career Development Pathway which can ultimately lead to becoming a Registered Nurse or the new Apprentice Operating Department Practitioner.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close prior to the closing date given the high level of applications it may attract. If you would like to apply, please submit your application as quickly as possible

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKatherine LeeJob titleTeam LeaderEmail addressKatherine.Lee@ULH.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Team Leader Liz Hynan - -

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome (where both the role and candidate are deemed suitable for a Tier 2 visa) and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust's core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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