Healthcare Assistant

Location
Lewes
Salary
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Mar 2021
Ref
150-RT4237-EAS-E
Contract Type
Permanent
Band 2

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2


We are looking for a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant to join us in the Intermediate Care Unit at Lewes Victoria Hospital. You must be flexible, with some experience of care work preferred, and enjoy working as part of a team. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able assist the team in helping patients with their rehabilitation goals and preparing patients for discharge. This post will require rotation to night duty.

Lewes Intermediate Care Unit is a rehabilitation unit providing a multidisciplinary approach to individualised care to enable people to be cared for nearer to home. The ward provides 24-hour care to our patients and we are a friendly, close-knit, hard-working team,. The Intermediate Care Unit has free staff car parking and is close to bus routes and within walking distance from the railway station.

You will be supported with a comprehensive induction period, and ongoing training and development.

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 two weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails, including your junk folder, on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically as well; 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 , 217.1 KB )
  • Person Specification ( PDF , 232.0 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )