A Vacancy at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Make a difference at UCLH
Are you a naturally caring person who loves to make a difference to others no matter how small that difference might be?
Are you the type of person who respects other people, treats them fairly and accepts them for who they are?
Do you like getting things done? And are you known for being hard-working and reliable?
Based in the busy West End of London, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit a number Nursing Assistants to work across the Trust. This includes Theatres Nursing Assistants which is a mixture of Clinical / Patient transfer duties.
We want our patients to receive the best possible care from people for whom nothing is too much trouble. So if you recognise yourself in the description above and it excites you to think you could be one of our team caring for our patients on a daily basis, we would love to hear from you.
Previous experience in a healthcare setting is desirable but don’t worry if you don’t have any formal care background. We can teach you the skills of a good nursing assistant. What we want is the right kind of person who will thrive in this important work.
You will be a compassionate, enthusiastic and confident individual, who is able to provide (following training) the highest standard of patient care, under supervision. You will need to be able to prioritise, work under pressure and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will need to be reliable, hardworking and trustworthy.
You will be recruited to a Talent Pool and you will be notified and placed in a suitable vacancy as one comes available.
We are looking for individuals who arefull time and flexible (including evenings, shift work and nights)as you may be moved to a different ward/ department at any time, during your working week. You will be expected to integrate quickly with an established team of staff to deliver quality care.
In return you will gain excellent clinical experience; a range of attractive benefits, education and development opportunities for staff are available. We will offer you a structured Induction programme during which you will learn more about the Trust and your role.You will be required to complete the National Care Certificate in the first 3 months of employment.
You may find more information about the National Care Certificate alongside the attached documents.
Our staffs are central to delivering our vision of top-quality patient care, excellent education and world class research.
To take the first step towards a career at UCLH, you can apply now. Please use the supporting information section of the application form to demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the person specification for the role, why you would like to work at UCLH, and the area you are interested in applying for.
Here’s what one of our Nursing Assistants says about the job:
“For me the job means putting yourself out there for patients and the team – truly caring about what you do and the impact you have
If you are shortlisted, our recruitment and selection process for all candidates is as follows:
You will be invited to attend an assessment Centre whereby you will undertake a number of activities including a Numeracy and Literacy test and interview. You will also have an opportunity to ask any questions on the day.
This process helps you identify whether we are the right employer for you, and helps us identify if you are the right candidate for us.
Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;