Current Vacancies

Health Care Assistant - Bank

Band 2

Main area
Acute, Medical & Surgical Areas
Band 2
Job ref
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal Hospital/ Royal Sussex County Hospital
Haywards Heath/ Brighton
£8.68 per hour
14/02/2018 23:59

The New Year brings with it new opportunities and we are looking for ambitious, dynamic, enthusiastic and skilled bank HCAs to join our fantastic teams

Are you looking for a job that will suit your lifestyle and fit in with your commitments? Or are you looking to gradually return to work after a break?

If you can think on your feet, make sound judgments under pressure, care about your colleagues and patients we would love you to came and work with us.

We offer a great range of clinical experience from acute and fast paced to technical/ highly specialist and everything in between. We are looking to recruit individuals that can demonstrate exceptional care within their chosen setting and those that are committed to excellence.

 Our positions offer you the chance to gain experience into an area of interest, or alternatively to bring your existing knowledge, skills and expertise to one of the country’s foremost NHS Trusts for teaching, tertiary and trauma care Successful applicants will require excellent communication skills as well as being able to demonstrate a caring, compassionate and person- centered approach. Experience is preferable, but not necessary as full training will be provided. Please note you will not be able to work in our acute or specialist areas without relevant experience.

BSUH healthcare assistants are often the first person our patients and their families encounter and form an important part of the support network we offer our patients during their hospital stay. Due to this you will be required to work closely with family and carers as well as a wide range of health care professionals.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to gain experience in venepuncture, cannulation and catheterisation as well as ingoing support within other clinical skills associated with your role.

Our bank offers you the chance to:

  • Flexible shifts- you choose when you work and how often.
  • Variety- the opportunity to work on different wards throughout the Trust and gain experience in a variety of areas. This includes the chance to work in areas for which you have an interest, but where no permanent posts are currently available.
  • Salary - competitive rates that are paid on a weekly basis (after the first month).

Be a part of something exciting and apply for one of our recruitment events today.

Please state your area and site preference (if known) at the top of your personal statement within the application form.

 Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions. 

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)

Closing date: Wednesday 14th February 2018

Interview date: Thursday 22nd Fenruary 2018

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Chantal Malin, Head of Temporary Staffing


Tel: 01273 696955 Ext 7609

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692 / 01444 448616 Our phone lines are open between 9:15am and 5pm, Monday - Friday