Bank Healthcare Assistant Level 3 (Year 2 / 3 Children's Student Nurses)

Birmingham Community Health Care Nhs Foundation Trust

Bank Healthcare Assistant Level 3 (Year 2 / 3 Children's Student Nurses)


Birmingham Community Health Care Nhs Foundation Trust, Birmingham

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 38149de573464e0aa9c2681da27e31e1

Full Job Description

If you have clinical and communication skills to support Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) in providing 'Safe High-Quality Care' we would like to welcome you to our Temporary Staffing Trust Bank
BCHC are now looking to support Children's Student Nurses to work within a community setting as Bank Health Care Assistants providing care to Children in homes and at school,. To support your application, ensure your university is listed as 'most recent employer' and provide placement details
Joining the bank as a student nurse will give you first-hand healthcare experience to provide person centred care and allow you to work flexibly around your studies/ placements. This will give you the opportunity to gain experience within different areas, identify areas of expertise or specialities which you enjoy and the chance to "Earn whilst you Learn".
You decide where you would like to work and then choose from the available shifts to suit your individual needs, The Specialist Nursing Service works over 7 days within shift patterns covering 24/7
The role involves working as part of a Community Multidisciplinary Team to implement programmes of Care, as planned by Registered Nurses and HCAs. You will assist to monitor and provide treatment, care , ensuring that relevant activity data is input.
You will perform a range of community care procedures and clinical observations of care e.g. blood pressure monitoring, catheter care, urinalysis, measure and fitting of equipment accurately etc. and observe, monitor, document and report any changes in the patient's condition to a senior member of the team by using your own judgement and initiative skills.
The role requires to facilitate the continuity of patient care by working in partnership with the wider health and social care economy.
You will have access to a registered professional for support and participate in courses with in-house training to develop competencies associated with role, BCHC provide high quality community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver over 100 clinical services, out in people's homes and in over 200 healthcare settings for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and also dental services. One of our key objectives is to be 'a great place to work' enabling everyone within the organisation to be the best that they can be.
+ Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
+ Also ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully; particularly that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC are an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror the community we serve as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.
Promoting Workforce Equality
In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals with these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment and given this under-representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under-represented groups for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.
The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people who identify as Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on the basis of merit. In order to ensure the diversity of our workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.
Flexible Working
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) supports a variety of flexible working practices and, where possible (given our range of services and community settings) dependent upon the requirements associated with the role, will actively consider requests made and support these where practically possible. This may include hybrid patterns of working to enable colleagues to request the flexibility of a mixture of home/base working.
In accordance with the NHS People Promise, the Trust is committed to facilitating a healthy work/life balance that is essential to health and wellbeing and to making BCHC a 'Great Place to Work'. We will be happy to discuss and consider all requests relating to working patterns and hours at your interview so please do ask!
Benefits of working for us:
+ Full NHS terms and conditions including extensive holidays, Agenda for Change pay with enhancements
+ Attractive relocation payment if you relocate to the local area.
+ Discounts for local and national retailers
+ Dedicated well-being services for all employees
+ Flexible working where possible