Health Care Assistant

  • Fecha de publicación: 15/09/2020
  • Nombre de la empresa: North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
  • Descripción de funciones:

    Health Care Assistant

    NHS AfC: Band 2

    We are on a continuous journey of improvement and transformation , however our main priority is, and always will be, providing safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. If you share our passion then apply for this opportunity and help us make our patients’ experience the best it can possibly be.

    With a budget of around £270m, three hospitals and 5,500 staff, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital-based services to the population of Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees and parts of East Durham and Sedgefield as well as community, therapeutic and screening to a wider population across Durham and Teesside.


    We are delighted to offer this vacancy to join our swabbing service as a Health Care Assistant. As part of the pre-assessment team the service will provide swabbing for patients who are to undergo a procedure or operation within the Trust. It will also continue to offer testing facility to symptomatic staff, index cases of staff i.e. spouses and children of our staff.

    A swabbing service model will be delivered across two locations at both the North Tees and Hartlepool sites providing:

    • A HCA workforce supported by Collaborative Care Group 3, seven days a week, 365 days a year including bank holidays and public holidays (subject to change as demand is reviewed)
    • A three person swabbing team per site
    • Timely swabs to ensure flow is maintained to maximise capacity highly responsive


    Experience or demonstrable knowledge of working in a healthcare setting is essential. Duties include performing swabs and providing an excellent service and experience to our patients.

    There is the expectation you will keep your mandatory training up to date.

    The post holder will be expected to work across the sites of North Tees and Hartlepool.

    PLEASE NOTE this post may close early if sufficient applications are received.

    Contact either Tracey Oldfield ext 46504 or Sue Leighton ext 46021 for further details


  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - Stockton-on-Tees