Apprentice Health Care Assistant

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Recruiter
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
30 Nov 2020
Ref
234-20-M778
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to 'provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most', and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:

People-focused: We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.

Respect: We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others' diverse needs.

Integrity: We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.

Dedication: We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.

Excellence: We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.

Wish you were here..? Take a look at our recruitment brochure under the 'Further links' section to find out more about our Hospital and what we have to offer

**14 month Fixed Term Contract - Apprenticeship **

We welcome applications from individuals wishing to become an Apprentice and gain experience in the NHS. You will develop new skills and knowledge whilst working with an established team gaining valuable work experience and a recognised apprenticeship qualification.

You will be enrolled with a local education provider and will be required to complete your Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Programme within the duration of the placement.

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you have excellent communication skills, consider yourself to be caring and compassionate and want to make a difference to the patient's experience on a daily basis?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join and be part of an exciting team and evolving ward.

Kimberley ward is a 37 bedded ward specializing in Endocrine.

Endocrinology is an exciting, evidence based specialty that offers opportunities to learn and develop nursing practice within a supported structure. Our Endocrinologists have experience in the management of all Endocrine diseases from adrenal, pituitary disease and Diabetes.

We are currently seeking compassionate, enthusiastic and motivated Apprentice Health Care Assistant to join our friendly and dedicated team with a passion for caring. You will be fully supported and provided with learning and training opportunities.

Individuals should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess a willingness to take on new challenges

Requirements:

Whilst previous experience of caring for acutely ill patients would be advantageous, we are also interested in hearing from individuals who have a special talent for being caring and compassionate and who would be able to go the extra mile to help our patients feel valued and cared for and at all times to treat them with dignity and respect.

As post holder, duties will include:
  • To work with all members of the Ward/Department clinical team within the multi-disciplinary framework
  • To maintain a high standard of patient care under the direction of the Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse
  • To provide high standards of patient care
  • To work in accordance with the principles laid down by the Nursing/Midwifery professional bodies and Trust Policies

Hours of work:

12 hour shift pattern working days

Eligibility Criteria:

All applicants must be:
  • Aged 16+
  • Resident in the UK/EEA for the last three years
  • Must not have a qualification at the equivalent or above level in a similar subject (there needs to be significant new learning)
  • Must NOT be in any form of formal government-funded education

Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Good general standard of education
  • 4 GCSE's at Grade D/3 or above (or equivalent)
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills

The NNUH are pleased to be able to offer a variety of challenging apprenticeships. Should you be selected for interview we may wish to discuss with you a range of alternative positions for you to consider.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: 10th December 2020

Open for applications: 19th November 2020

Close for applications: 29th November 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Wigger - Ward Manager

Tel: 01603 286383

Email: Michelle.wigger@nnuh.nhs.uk

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The Job Description provides details of responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please use your supporting statement to demonstrate how you meet the person specification.

DBS: If this post involves working with children or vulnerable adults the application form will ask for information regarding previous convictions as you will be required to undertake a Criminal Record and Barring Check known as a DBS check.

If you are a new employee or registering with the Staff Bank you will need to meet the cost of this unless your salary is less than point 9 of AfC.

NHS Service: Should you be appointed to the post we will need to establish any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT and we will accept the submission of your application as your agreement to this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship - (not apprenticeships): We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

UK Registration: You will need to have current UK professional registration where this is a requirement of the role.

Application: All our communication with you regarding your application will be by e-mail so please check your e-mails (and Spam) regularly.

We value equality in our team and recruit from all sections of the community. We recognise there is a wealth of talent among people who have a disability and if you meet the minimum criteria detailed in the person specification and have a disability, you may wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme by indicating this in the relevant section on your application.

Data Protection: A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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