We have an exciting opportunity to welcome a new Band 3 Healthcare Assistant into our dedicated and skilled team on Cotswold Ward at Southmead Hospital. We are looking for somebody that is dynamic, proactive, supportive, and passionate about women's health.

Cotswold Ward is a fast paced and dynamic gynaecology ward which cares for women within Bristol. It has a co-located Gynae Emergency Clinic and manages a daily theatre list. It is situated within the division of Women and Children.

As a specialty we are committed to delivering the highest standard of care that has patients at the centre, and we are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, proactive and caring health care assistant to join our team.

If you are passionate about a future in gynaecology then we be keen to hear from you.

Senior Healthcare Support Worker on Cotswold is a member of the direct care team who supports practitioners to meet patient needs, they will:

  • Be responsible for providing care and therapy to patients as delegated by the registered practitioner.
  • Be able to assist the nursing staff by assessing patient condition through basic observations/ test results, assess comfort of patient, instigate emergency procedures and escalating any concerns.
  • Report back on those delegated duties to a Registered Practitioner/Assistant Practitioner.
  • Work within their range of skill and competence.
  • Act as a role model and educate new or more junior colleagues.
  • Be caring, supportive, competent and provide compassionate patient centered care that adheres to agreed quality standards.
  • Continue to develop through the acquisition of further skills. Areas that require development will be determined within the clinical teams through assessment using National Occupational Standards
The successful candidate will need to be either working towards or already have achieved their Level 3 Diploma. We offer excellent career development through tailored education pathways such as the option to undertake the Level 3 Qualification or Care Certificate.*

  • Some pathways will require a training wage whilst you study, however upon completion, the fully qualified salary will be paid. If you already hold the relevant qualification/ experience for this post, you will move straight to a fully qualified post salary.
North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Attached you will find the job description which outlines the main responsibilities and provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role.

Countie : Avon
Job Location : Bristol
Company : North Bristol Nhs Trust
Position : Healthcare Assistant
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Employment : Full-Time
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Contact : Bristol North Bristol Nhs Trust Contact Number

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