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Job summary

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Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Full nights)
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Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Employer type
St James Clinic
Kings Lynn
£18,546 - £19,918 per annum
Salary period
26/05/2022 23:59

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Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust logo

Healthcare Assistant/Driver

Band 2

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is committed to continuing to create a modern and inclusive work environment. As part of this commitment we actively promote flexible working opportunities where possible, to meet the needs and wishes of our workforce to maintain and improve their wellbeing. The trust offers a range of flexibility, including flexible working patterns, and we would encourage you to discuss this with the recruiting manager before or during the application process if this would interest you.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.

Job overview

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Out of hours nursing team .

The working hours are 8 pm to 8 am . The role consists of 3 components , Driving , HCA nursing and co-ordination . Co-ordination is utilising IT and assistive technology like Web fleet 

Main duties of the job

To Drive Registered nurses and to support with patient care as required . This may be personal care or repositioning a patient . 


Working for our organisation

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest
possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You must be able to use your own initiative, work under pressure, keep to deadlines and have excellent driving, organisational,
interpersonal and communication skills. You should be flexible and able to work as part of a team.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Good general education e.g. GCSE’s in Maths and English
  • Full, clean driving licence
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ 2 in Health care Social care, or equivalent.


Essential criteria
  • Driving with a relevant level of experience and ability
  • Previous experience in health/care setting
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in customer care
  • Knowledge of the local area

Skills, abilities and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good observational & reporting skills
  • Ability to manage stressful situations
  • Concentrate when undertaking patient care & inputting data/patient records
  • Good time management skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A team player
  • Flexible approach to work to accommodate patient/service needs
  • Have basic IT and standard keyboard skills.
  • Able to kneel, bend & stoop, and work in cramped environments
  • Able to manoeuvre limbs of around 5-6 kg
  • Able to manoeuvre patients using handling aids.
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of additional specialist areas through in-house training & short courses, including: Palliative care, long term conditions, Diabetes management
  • Be aware of Assistive Technology

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident leaderCare quality commission - OutstandingStep into health

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Joanne Green
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Clinical ops Manager
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