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Health Care Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Health Care
Band 2
37.5 Hrs a week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Whittington Hospital
£22,052 - £23,420 Incl HCA
18/07/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.



Health Care Assistant- Theatres

Band 2 full time position.

Whittington Health is an integrated care organisation and we are looking for enthusiastic, kind and compassionate, motivated individuals to join our teams in delivering a high standard of patient-centred care on our dynamic and friendly units.

We offer a range of opportunities across community and hospital. As a valued member of the team you will assist our nurses as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to deliver high quality care.

As important and vital members of our team, we know that you are often the first person our patients talk with and trust. We are keen to support you in this role and help you develop. We offer bespoke opportunities as an HCA with a number of pathways to career progression. You will have the opportunity to undertake the Care Certificate, and we have already had a significant number of candidates who have successfully gained their Care Certificate whilst working with us.

If you are 18 or above and demonstrate empathy and compassion, and share our ethos of maintaining patients’ self-respect and dignity, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Previous experience in a clinical or care-giving setting would be desirable.

We are currently recruiting to a number of our Adult, Surgical and Medical wards, including the Emergency department and our Acute assessment units.


Prior to interview there will be a Literacy and Numeracy test 



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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For inquiries and to arrange informal visit, please contact-

Rhoderick Panganiban

Theatre Team Leader, Band 7

Tel. 0207288-5400 or Main switch board ask for bleep 2709