East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in peoples homes.
The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, subsidised staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.
The trust is smoke free and smoking is not be permitted by anyone within the premises or grounds.
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Wellington Ward is an acute medical mixed sex ward, caring for acutely ill patients. We work as part of the multidisciplinary team dealing with complex needs and a range of chronic conditions specialising in Diabetes.
You will carry out assigned Health Care Assistant duties involving direct care of patients under supervision of senior staff.
You must be able to work well as part of a team, use own initiative with good interpersonal skills to help contribute fully as a member of the Nursing Team.
Knowledge and experience is desirable but not essential as Mandatory training and a New Starter programme is offered as part of an induction programme.
One full time and one part time vacancy available. Please state on your application which vacancy you are applying for.
Working on Internal rotation is required.
This post is fixed term until 31st March 2013
Apply online www.esht.nhs.uk/recruitment
RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK - Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH - All successful candidates will be expected to undergo an Occupational Health Assessment. NB: in order to comply with current legislation, if you are offered a post within an exposure prone area, you will be required to be tested for blood-borne viruses.
CRB - This post may require a Criminal Record Bureau(CRB) check.Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences.
SALARY - unless you have relevant NHS experience, you can expect to commence on the base point of the salary grade quoted.
Job shares will be considered for all posts.
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