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Health Care Assistant Emergency Department

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 2 Health Care Assistant. The new post holder will join our already existing, dedicated and friendly team of staff on our Emergency Department at Whiston Hospital.

The Emergency Department is located in a purpose built department within Whiston Hospital, has both Adult and Paediatric state of the art emergency care facilities and is committed to the ongoing development of its service; in supporting improvements within its service provision and we are presently building a new Urgent Care Centre.

Why join us?

There is an established induction programmer for new staff, supported by the Practice Development Nurse including a supernumerary period and a competency pack.

Successful candidates will have recent experience of working in an acute environment, be enthusiastic and are able to provide safe, compassionate nursing care for our patients. Excellent communication skills are important as our Health Care Assistants are an essential part of the ED team.

The post holder must be willing to work towards the Care Certificate qualification.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check with children’s and adults’ barred lists.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of few in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:
Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018 Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018 The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings. Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal) Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018) Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015) In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;
Positive organisation culture of safety Quality of care Staff engagement Staff morale Equality, diversity and inclusion Providing a safe environment for staff Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.
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