Bank Healthcare Assistant | Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 29 September 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £9.21 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 29 October 2020
Location: Maidstone, ME16 9QQ
Company: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2670955/359-BANK8193-F

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Are you an experienced healthcare assistant or support worker looking for additional flexible work?

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust currently have a number of opportunities as healthcare assistants within the Trust’s Temporary Staffing Service.

The position will cover wards at both the Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury and Maidstone Hospital.

Both sites encompass many nurse-led initiatives including caring for patients requiring non-invasive ventilation, and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, high patient turnover environment. We are lucky to have a range of dynamic clinical nurse specialists and ward managers who support the clinical teams. This post offers the opportunity to learn and develop acute care nursing skills when the patients are at their sickest and provide hands on care early in their hospital stay.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our nursing team. In return, you will be supported to develop your clinical skills and will have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally as part of a ‘high challenge, high support’ environment.

The benefits of joining our bank include:
• Cost of DBS and uniform covered by the Trust
• Priority shifts over agency staff
• Weekly payroll
• Support in development on
• Online shift booking system
• Dedicated team to support with any queries 7 days per week
• Excellent transport links
• Access to NHS Pension
• Paid annual leave

Please note that succesful candidates will be placed onto a 6 month fixed term contract on the bank.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check atenhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Closing Date: Monday 12th October 2020

Interview Date: Thursday 22nd October 2020

This advert closes on Thursday 8 Oct 2020

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