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Job summary

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Fixed Term
Full Time 37.5 Hours
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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Berrywood Hospital Northampton
£170.00 per week plus £20 for shifts
30/01/2018 23:59
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Apprentice Healthcare Assistant



(Wheatfield Unit and Cove ward) The individual will need to be caring and compassionate about supporting and delivering first class care to adult in-patients in a forensic or busy admission ward setting. Within this challenging role you will be expected to work towards your care certificate. This post offers a great opportunity to gain hands on experience within the healthcare assistant role. You will also be required to achieve a level 2/3 in “Adult Care Worker” standard. Functional Skills in Mathematics, English where applicable will be required.  

The role requires the successful candidate to have organisational skills, a professional manner with clear caring and compassionate skills. You will be working as part of a team as well as using your initiative (once familiar with the role).

As part of the selection process you will undertake an Interview & assessment for Maths and English in support of the programme outcomes.

We welcome applications from people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or pregnancy or maternity status.

We would encourage applications from groups who are currently underrepresented in the organisation. In particular, applications from disabled people (with both visible and non-visible disabilities), people from black and minority ethnic communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT) people.

NHFT is committed to building a diverse workforce, ensuring staff are treated fairly at work and ensuring all staff have the learning and development they need on equality in order to undertake their job role. We aim to use monitoring information provided by our staff and by job applicants to ensure that we do not discriminate in employment and to use this information to plan any Positive Action to address inequality.


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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

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Apprenticeship Team on 01604 656056

If you have problems applying, contact

01536 452446