Healthcare Assistant

Recruiter
Royal Devon and Exeter
Location
Exeter
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
185-A-21-94191
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded 'Outstanding' Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of "good". We were rated as "outstanding" for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.

The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.

Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.

We have exciting opportunities for experienced Healthcare Assistants committed to providing high quality patient care and a passion for improving the patient experience to join our Medical or Surgical teams here at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

The main duties are:
  • To undertake the basic nursing activities for patient care programmes under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse
  • To contribute to the provision of support functions for the ward
  • To work in accordance with Statutory and Trust policies and procedures

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then a Healthcare Assistant could be the right choice for you.Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you'll receive training to join the team where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

It's a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are:
Honesty, Openness & Integrity
Fairness,
Inclusion & Collaboration
Respect & Dignity

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

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