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Primary Care Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Community Health Services
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
30.0 hours
Job ref
382-CN127-19
Site
Central Neighbourhood,Whitegate drive H/C
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£17,787 - £20,448 pa
Closing
19/09/2019 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

 

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

 

Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Primary/Health Care Assistant to be a part of the community nursing services, working together with therapy services to provide an integrated service to patients. The successful candidate will have at least two years experience working in a hospital or community setting, be in possession of NVQ level 2/3 in care and have the ability to undertake venepuncture. This post is permanent and the successful candidate will have an opportunity to work and develop in a successful team, providing excellent quality care.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries welcome to Faye Burke  on 01253 953377