Healthcare Assistant - Ward H4

Manchester University
North Manchester Care Organisation, Manchester
Competitive salary
10 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

North Manchester Care Organisation

North Manchester Care Organisation comprises North Manchester General Hospital and is an organisation steeped in history playing a significant part in the general health and wellbeing of its local community for well over a century.

The teams here are immensely proud of their hospital and continue to focus on providing much needed care for a population who regularly present with varied and complex case mixes, multi-morbidity and socio-economic challenges.

A chance to enhance your clinical skills

Ward H4 at North Manchester General is an endocrinology / diabetes, cardiology and acute medical unit, that prides itself on its patient focussed approach. A well-staffed team, with a great retention record, made up of talented and experienced individuals at all levels build on a strong team ethic allowing nursing staff to progress through their careers with the right support for them.

The unit comprises of 19 beds, the team here have been instrumental in a pilot for transforming end of life care and as such this is now being cascaded through to other wards on the site.

Working as a Care Support Worker on this unit allows you the chance to gain exposure to a variety of cardiology and medical patients.

Our Commitment to you

Support at all levels, from Housekeeper right through to Lead Nurse and everything in-between. New team members are fully supported from day one.

Time and space to develop your career in your way. From rotations to degree modules and specialist qualifications, the choices are endless all you need to do is ask.

Flexibility, we appreciate you have a life away from work and will work with you on a roster that fits your needs and the needs of our patients.

A forward thinking, appreciative leadership team who understand the pressures of nursing in real terms. Who will support you when you need it and step back to let you be your best when you don't.

What you could bring to our 'family'

We are looking for motivated, dynamic individuals who are eager to learn and develop new skills.

You will benefit from being a strong communicator and a team player who is willing to work in collaboration with this highly skilled, forward thinking team.

An ability to adapt to change and think on your feet will also stand you in good stead.

We welcome the chance for you to see how our ward works and encourage you to visit us as part of your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:NameLynne WalshJob titleWard ManagerEmail addresslynne.walsh@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number07790355259

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLynne WalshJob titleWard ManagerEmail addresslynne.walsh@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number07790355259

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We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

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