Apprentice Healthcare Assistant - Operating Theatres

Posted 23 September by NHS Business Services Authority

We are looking to recruit a full time healthcare support worker to become part of the team across our main theatres at Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke.

The post holder will support the registered theatre practitioners within the pre-operative environment, performing duties within the operating theatre by assisting the theatre/surgical team with patient care.

We offer a structured development plan to support employees with mentors and supervisors.

The role requires the successful applicants to work within a shift pattern which will include early and late shifts, weekends, nights and bank holidays as required.

Trainee Role: Looking for a role where you can make a difference or just wanting to make a start into healthcare? We have the role for you! As an eligible trainee HCSW you will complete the fully-funded HHFT Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship, gain a national qualification, and upon completion, be offered a permanent substantive post. This a fantastic opportunity to get into healthcare, earn while you learn, and should you aspire to, progress your career towards a senior HCSW, Nurse Associate or Nurse role.

HCSW Applicants: If you have an existing HCSW qualification or care certificate HHFT is offering substantive Band 2 posts across our three sites. For those with previous experience but no qualification or care certificate, HHFT will offer an upskilling opportunity through our apprenticeship programme - maintain your existing NHS terms and conditions but gain your qualification on our in-house Level 2 apprenticeship programme.

As a HCSW you will be part of the surgical division at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and we will ensure that your experience working with us mirrors the trust values of CARE

*Compassion, caring about our patients and our staff
*Accountable and responsible, always improving
*Respect for all colleagues, patients and their families
*Encouraging and challenging each other to always do our best

Full induction and orientation to the trust will be provided for all successful candidates ensuring you are fully supported so you can deliver the best experience for our patients. We believe in offering training and development opportunities and recognise outstanding performance and celebrate this. The trust is also committed to supporting you with appraisal and offer expertise for continuing professional development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Becky Carroll

Reference: 40946721

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