Healthcare Assistant

09 Jan 2021
06 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 3

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic Band 3 Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with a passion for delivering high quality care within a community setting.

The successful candidate will join the Lewes Primary Care Network (PCN) Community Nursing team based at Lewes Victoria Hospital, supporting the delivery of holistic health and social care to patients within Lewes, Ringmer and their surrounding communities.

Healthcare experience is essential and previous experience of caring for people in the community setting is desirable. A full preceptorship programme is offered and tailored to your needs, helping to build your confidence, knowledge and skills within the community setting. As a Trust we are committed everyone's professional development, offering a wide range of programmes and study opportunities designed to expand your knowledge and skills, as well as facilitating opportunities for career development.

As part of the PCN Community Nursing team you will share responsibility for a caseload of patients supported by a Case Manager, and as part of the wider team you will benefit from the varied skills and experience the Community Nursing team have to offer. You will be required to work autonomously, but you will have access to support where necessary to ensure quality care delivery.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • Job description ( PDF , 662.1 KB )
  • Person specification ( PDF , 229.0 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )