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Apprentice Healthcare Assistant



11th January 2021

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and well-motivated people to multiple Apprentice Health Care Assistant positions across Norfolk studying towards a nationally recognised Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship at Level 2 for a 14 month fixed term post. There is an opportunity for a person to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours within inpatient clinical settings.

You will work within wards, working with patients with various needs providing direct patient care. Excellent communication skills and a supportive approach to team working within the various clinical settings are key to the success of the success applicants. Demonstrating the ability to working within the Trust behavioural framework will be essential to the role.

This role is based at our Squirrels site which is a team of dedicated registered and non-registered staff who are able to offer short breaks to those families caring for children and young people with disabilities and complex health care needs. Squirrels is a 4 bedded unit which offers ground floor accommodation specially adapted to meet the needs of children and young people with disabilities. The teams of nurses have all received specialist training to meet the specific needs of the children in their care both at home or in residential setting. Nurses work closely with the children and their families as well as associated professionals to ensure care is safe, effective and that the experience is a positive one.

You will have the ability to manage their own learning supported by the allocated supervisors, Clinical Education Team and Talent for Care team in order to gain new knowledge and skills to benefit them and the service. This is a great opportunity to learn while working in an area with patients with various care needs.

Good interpersonal skills are essential as well as the ability balance academic studies and the work in practice.

These are 14 months fixed term training positions and a great opportunity for those wanting to start a career in the NHS. A guaranteed position as a Healthcare Assistant within the Trust will be offered subject to successful completion of the course and suitable conduct.

To apply we require a minimum of 4 GCSE’S at grade D/3, be aged 16 or over and have been resident in the UK/EU for the last three years as per Apprenticeship Rules.

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.

Job Description & Person Specification

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Tim Gardiner

Job title: Talent for Care Coordinator

Email address: timothy.gardiner@nchc.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 07717423113

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 26/01/2021


£155.62 per week


This job is located in Aylsham

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