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Critical Care Support Worker

Band 2

Main area
Critical Care HCA
Band 2
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal University Hospital
£21,119 - £22,361 per annum (inc HCA)
18/01/2019 23:59

Critical Care Support Worker

Critical Care Units

Band 2 Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Are you caring, organized and efficient? If you have a passion to work in healthcare, this fantastic opportunity for a Critical Care Support Worker could be right for you!

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our dedicated, friendly and supportive team on the Critical Care Unit at the Princess Royal University Hospital.

The Critical Care Unit is a purpose built 10-bedded facility which delivers specialist intensive care for critically ill medical and surgical patients. This provides staff working within the unit to experience a range of opportunities and a variety of interesting experiences

Critical Care Support Workers play a vital role within the multi-disciplinary team supporting the team to deliver quality critical care services. The role includes: maintenance of stock levels, equipment and supplies, assistance with the admission and discharge of patients and supporting the Registered Nurse to provide elements of basic nursing care and rehabilitation. Daily cleaning to maintain strict infection control measures is also an essential element of the role.

The role requires you to work long days, with internal rotation to night shifts and includes weekends. This is an ideal role for those wishing to pursue a career in the NHS at a Trust that is committed to supporting all staff in their personal and professional development.

Kings is committed to equal opportunities. King’s College Hospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’s, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Please note interviews will take place on Thursday 7th February 2019, you will need to be available on this date as we are do not offer individual interview dates.

If you have applied for a similar role at King’s in the last 6 months and have been unsuccessful at interview/assessment, please do not re-apply at this time.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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