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Nursing Assistant
Band 2
Full Time/Part Time available
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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Weston Area Health Trust)
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£18,005 - £19,337 pa pro rata
30/06/2020 23:59

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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Weston Area Health Trust) logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Experienced Nurse Assistant - Weston Hospital

Band 2

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

At University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, we really value our Nursing Assistants who play an essential role in supporting the delivery of the highest standard of quality care to our patients.

 - Are you a qualified and experienced Nursing Assistant

- Able to demonstrate compassion, enthusiasm and confidence

- Provide the highest standard of care, prioritising  work under pressure

 - Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

 - Reliable and trustworthy, you will need to be able to work flexibly completing the full range of shifts over the 24 hour/ 7 day a week period. This may involve working long days, short days (lates and earlies) nights, Bank Holidays and weekends, depending on where you work within the adult services.

We want all our Nursing Assistants to become successful, competent and confident carers so we are committed to ensuring the ongoing development of a wide range of skills and knowledge.

As an experienced Nursing Assistant we expect you to have already gained an appropriate qualification (minimum level 2 Health and Social Care). Please ensure that you have read the person specification before you apply as this will state the essential qualifications. Please only apply if you meet the essential criteria and do not duplicate your applications.

If you do not have the required qualifications and clinical experience please apply to our Apprentice Health Care Support Worker advertisement when it is advertised. 

If you are interested in joining our bank NA team, please email Ann Sherwood see details below.

Candidates that meet the essential criteria will be shortlisted and interviewed initially by telephone. You will need to confirm evidence of your Health Care qualification, along with your Maths and English certificates. We will discuss your experience and preferred working location.

Our vacancies change regularly, If offered, we will make every effort to accommodate you in a location of interest to you.This will be discussed in more detail if you are successful at interview. We can often offer work in the following locations and if you have a particular interest, please state this in your application form:

- Medical Wards

- Surgical Wards

- Theatres

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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

Ann Sherwood, Talent Acquisition Manager, or tel: 0117 342 9235