Healthcare Support Worker Job at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Cambridge

Job Description

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Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

An exciting opportunity has opened up for Band 3 Healthcare Support Workers to assist the nursing team on the new Acute Medical Assessment Unit at Addenbrookes Hospital.

N2 is our Acute Medical Assessment Unit made up of 22 side rooms for assessment of medical patients with potential infectious illness. It has the capacity to cardiac monitor 4 patients

You will be required to work as part of a team to deliver an exceptional level of nursing care to our patients. We require motivated individuals who are passionate about delivering excellent standards of care and are driven to make a difference to our patient’s experience of healthcare. A calm, diplomatic and caring approach is necessary and you must have the ability to deal with the varied and challenging demands of this role. You must be able to multi-task and prioritise under pressure, work within a large multi-disciplinary team and ensure the trust values are incorporated in to practice at all times.

You will be supported by the senior sister and professional development team to complete band 3 competencies including venepuncture, cannulation and undertaking ECG’s.

These posts involves a full range of shifts including nights and weekends.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below – CUH Benefits.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

For further details / informal visits contact:
NameSarah HardyJob titleSenior SisterEmail addresssarah.hardy@addenbrookes.nhs.ukTelephone number01223 586961Additional contact information

For further information please contact Senior Sister Hardy

Currently at this time we are unable to offer informal visits however would be happy to have a telephone or Zoom conversation

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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About Company

Company: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Company Location:  Cambridge

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