Healthcare Support Worker
North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol, GB
5d ago

Here are some of the reasons we’re unique

  • Our team are currently providing support for around 125 tests per day with winter approaching this is increasing daily and we need to recruit a dedicated team of Nurses and Heath care support workers to provide this service.
  • We are based within the COVID-19 testing drive thru site at Southmead Hospital.

  • Our COVID-19 testing service is currently running 7 days a week, with a usual shift pattern of 7.30 17.30. This role is for a 12 month fixed term contract initially, Secondments for existing NBT Staff are available.
  • Our team are proud to be playing a key role in delivering the testing service supporting both our patients and fellow staff.
  • But it’s not just our COVID-19 testing team which are impressive; our trust itself is pioneering in its approach to healthcare.

    Let us tell you a little more about it

  • Our health and well-being initiatives, devised by our dedicated staff wellbeing team, encompass lifestyle support, physical support and psychological support, and have been nationally recognised by REBA
  • We value staff feedback; in the results of our 2019 staff survey, our response rate was higher than the national average and highlighted we had improved in all the areas staff told us were priorities in 2018.
  • Out of the 90 questions asked, we had made 73 improvements from the previous year and 69% of staff would recommend our organisation as a place to work (6% better than the national average).

  • Staffs are consulted on equity issues across the trust within their staff equality and development groups, with mentoring and support to succeed.
  • Our trust is supporting the development of Bristol’s LGBT+ manifesto and a case study of good practice has been reported to NHS England in response to a government review of public services and Trans people

  • Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and it has a rich history.
  • If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, NBT is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (e.

    g. Portishead, Chepstow)

    Right, that’s enough about us let’s focus on you. Are you

  • An experienced Healthcare Support Worker with a level 2 qualification, passionate about patient care and able to commit to a 12 month fixed-term contract?
  • So, are we right for each other? Here are your next steps

  • Submit your application via this advert
  • If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

    Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

    If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support / advice, please contact us on tel 0117 414 1151.

    This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band.

    Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

    Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.

    Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust has an arrangement with a number of organisations (please find a list below) whereby we confidentially share previous pre-employment information relating to your existing job in order to support an efficient recruitment process for candidates when offered a new position with us.

    University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, North Bristol NHS Trust, Western Area Health Trust, Bristol Community Health, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership, North Somerset Community Partnership, NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit and Bristol City Council)

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