Healthcare Assistant - Northampton
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our motivated and friendly team in Oncology Outpatients and Chemotherapy Suite.
Due to the nature of the role you must have recent experience of working as a Healthcare assistant in an acute hospital setting.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative Healthcare Assistant who has experience working within an acute hospital setting. We would like you to work in the busy treatment and clinic areas supporting the Nursing team and helping Clinicians in providing high quality care in Oncology Outpatient Department. Please ensure you read the person specification to ensure you are a suitable applicant.
You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a multidisciplinary team but to recognise your limitations and seek advice/support as required.
In return we can offer you a stimulating working environment in a challenging area of practice that is continually developing.
Current hours of work are between 8am – 6pm Mon-Fri with possible plans to expand the service until 8pm and to cover Saturdays and bank holidays as service needs dictate.
NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge
As part of your application you are invited to complete the NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge available at https://nhsvaluestool.e-lfh.org.uk/All NHS employees share a belief in the quality of patient care. It is important that our shared beliefs are part of everything we do to ensure that our role has a positive impact on the lives of patients. Try one of the 'Values for healthcare' video challenges at the link above and find out whether you have what it takes to join the NHS.You can choose any one of the featured job roles for your challenge - don't worry too much about having to match your choice exactly to the type of job role you are thinking about. You only need to follow one job role to complete the challenge.If you are invited to interview you may be requested to bring a copy of the outcome of the 'Values for healthcare' challenge with you.
To deliver best possible care for our patients:
We put patient safety above all else
We aspire to excellence
We reflect, we learn, we improve
We respect and support each other
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