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Healthcare Assistant

Are you interested in caring for people?We are looking to employ motivated and conscientious people to join our friendly and dynamic multi professional teams caring for our patients and their loved ones. Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are able to work under pressure in what can sometimes be a challenging yet very rewarding environment?

Main duties of the job

Are you able to prioritise and manage your own workload whilst assisting the registered nurse with patient care to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the wards?

About us

We are looking for highly motivated and committed staff to work within the Medicine Division of Nottingham University Hospitals at The Queens Medical Centre. We currently have vacancies in the following areas:

Health Care of Older People

Job description

Job responsibilities

Healthcare assistants play a vital role in the care of patients. You will be working along side a nurse and other health professionals. Health care assistants have many different responsibilities with there day-to-day needs with personal hygiene, meal times and mobility. Throughout the day patients will require medical observations which are oxygen saturations, pulse and temperature checks and blood pressure checks.

Person Specification



  • oMaths and English GCSE A-D or equivalent


  • oNVQ or equivalent



  • oPrevious experience in health or care setting


  • oPrevious experience on a HCOP ward

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants.

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