Health Care Assistant

Are you compassionate, caring and communicative? Would you like to work at one of the Countries leading teaching hospitals? If so, NHS Professionals are currently recruiting for Health Care Assistants to work at Southampton General Hospital. As a Health Care Assistant, you will work under the guidance of a Registered Nurse on one of the hospital’s busy wards. Being on the bank at University Hospital Southampton gives you full flexibility on both when you work and on what wards.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust provides services to around 1.9 million people across Southampton and South Hampshire and with their specialist services including neurosciences, cardiac services and children’s intensive care unit they care for more than 3.7 million across Southern England and the Channel Islands. The trust is also a major centre for teaching and research in association with the University of Southampton and partners including the Medical Research Council and Welcome Trust.

UHS gained foundation trust status in 2011. Every year the team of 11,500 treats around 150,000 day and inpatients including 50,000 emergency admissions.

Job Description -

We have flexible Bank shifts and long-term placement opportunities for Health Care Assistants available at University Hospital’s Southampton. Health Care Assistants are required across the hospital on a wide range of wards.

These wards include:

· Surgery

· Medicine for Older People

· Trauma & Orthopaedic unit

· Acute Surgical Admissions

· Acute Medicine unit

· Emergency Department

· Child Health

· Cancer Care

· Intensive Care Unit

· Ophthalmology

· Theatres

· Neuro

University Hospital Southampton has a rich tradition of developing Nursing and Midwifery practice, and of delivering excellence in patient care.

Whilst proud of their heritage, their focus is the future, and central to this vision is providing evidence and value-based individualised care to the people supported.

We are looking for high calibre individuals with good interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate should relish the challenge of a fast paced and exciting environment whilst wanting to deliver the highest standard of care.

Salary: £10.90-£21.00 per hour - we would love to discuss options with you regardless of experience - please email your CV to or call 0333 014 3694 for more information.