Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals

Health Care Assistant

  • Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals
  • Enfield
  • 13 days ago


Job Description

We are looking to recruit two enthusiastic, friendly and reliable HCA's to work as part of the team in the Pre-Assessment Covid-19 Swabbing Pod, based at Chase Farm Hospital.

The service is a pre-assessment swabbing pod for patients requiring a swab prior to surgery / treatment.

The successful candidate is required to be able to demonstrate the Trust values and meet the responsibilities in the job description and person specification.

The candidates will provide a front line service to the Department in the delivery of high quality patient care on a full / part-time basis covering Monday to Sunday.

You will be required to:

work as part of the multidisciplinary team and contribute to the delivery of patients’ care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.

Perform a range of manual and clerical duties.

Support the registered nurses in the provision of a safe and caring environment.

Carry out their role in accordance with Trust standards and statutory requirements and operate within the boundaries of the role and assessed competencies.

To act as a role model for student nurses and colleagues.

AT* - Apprenticeship Training.

Where AT* is entered next to the job title indicates that this vacancy is for an apprenticeship role.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS.

This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

Therefore we require you to complete your stat and Man e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

If you are an EU/EEA citizen and you started living in the UK before 1 January 2021, you can continue to use your EU/EEA passport to satisfy the right to work requirement in the UK until 30 June 2021.

You may also be able to apply for EU Settlement Scheme to be able to satisfy the right to work requirement in the UK from 1 July 2021.

Otherwise, you will require a visa to work in the UK.

Please Note: We are unable to sponsor Band 2 and 3 generally due to salary below the UKVI Points Based system threshold.

If you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK, to avoid disappointment, please check to ensure you are eligible under the UKVI points based system.

If you are offered a role with the Trust, as part of pre-employment checks your Identity Documentation will be verified using a secure third-party service

You will be asked to capture an image of the relevant documents as well as a selfie using your smartphone/tablet (if available) for Facial Matching via a unique Guestlink email.

The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities.

The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system.

If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please be aware of scams – unless specified above, we will only communicate with you via or e-mails and we will never ask you for any payments.

Applications are welcome from people wishing to job share or work flexible patterns.

We are committed to equal opportunities.

Please note:

Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may close this vacancy before the advertised closing date.

Therefore please apply for this post as soon as you can, if you are interested and you meet the requirements of the Person Specification.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted for this job.

Interview arrangements will be communicated via email so please check your email regularly following the closing date.

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