COVID Healthcare Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 251-COVID-BNH
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2020
  • Recruiter: NHS
  • Location: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke
  • Salary: £18,000 to £19,337
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Come and support your local NHS Trust during this time and join us as we face one of our biggest challenges to date.

We have vacancies across the Trust including in our surgical and medicine divisions. Please tell us in your application any previous experience and skills.

We are incredibly grateful for your support during this time and together we will beat this!

To speed the recruitment process we will be hosting interviews via Zoom / Skype on a weekly basis and would appreciate if you could return any documents we send you as soon as possible.

Applicants MUST have the right to work in the United Kingdom and must not have any underlying health conditions listed on the government website.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nicole Randall

01256 313385

Our commitment to you:

We are committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our staff. Applications are encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

The paperwork:

  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted at least 5 working days before the scheduled interview date. All communication is via the e-recruitment system and we advise all candidates to regularly check your emails including junk mail folders in web-based email products.
  • All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post.
  • In compliance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, all applicants must be able to communicate fluently in English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed as part of the selection process.

  • Note to vacancy advertisers: Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust operates a strict process regarding the advertising of vacancies, details of which may only be reproduced with the written permission of the person authorised by the Trust to place the advert. Any orders obtained via unsolicited routes (including individuals not so authorised) will not be paid and the circumstances will be reported to our counter fraud specialist.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Is this healthcare assistant post right for you?

Before you apply for this vacancy, we would like you to answer a few questions about how you might feel about some of the tasks and experiences you might come across working in this type of role. This shouldn't take more than 10-15 minutes to complete and will help you work out whether this type of role is right for you. After each question you will see some feedback about your response which will help you to understand how much you might enjoy being a healthcare assistant in the NHS. At the end of the questions we will give you some more general feedback that you may want to consider before applying for this vacancy. You don't need to answer these questions to apply for this job but we think you will find it helpful. Click here to start