Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Nursing Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Specialist Surgery Inpatient ward
Band 2
37.5 hrs per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital
£17,460 - £18,702 per annum pro rota
03/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Nursing Assistant for Specialist Surgery Inpatient ward

Flexibility to accommodate part time hours.


Are you a passionate and motivated individual who wants to make a difference?


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Healthcare Assistant to join the Specialist Surgery team. The Specialist Surgery inpatient ward is a 30 bedded unit with a dedicated day surgery area in which staff have the opportunity to rotate.


As a Healthcare assistant you will be expected to provide clinical care and support to patients on the ward and in day surgery, along with supporting clinicians with their patient workloads. You will be responsible in delivering clinical care delegated by a registered and professionally contributing to the evaluation of person centred care plans.


The successful applicant will be working in collaboration with registered general nurses to support this busy & diverse team. Applicants should be flexible, well organised with a professional friendly manner & have excellent communication skills. They should be able to use their own judgement to resolve issues, and have a tactful, sensitive approach to dealing with difficult situations. They should be able to work well under pressure with a flexible approach to work, with a willingness to suggest ideas for improvements.


We can offer you the opportunity to develop and participate in our teaching / training sessions and in clinical supervision processes.


If shortlisted you will be invited to a both technical and valued based VBI) interview.

Closing date: 3rd Febuary 2019

Planned interview date: 13th Febuary 2019

No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

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

Ward Sister - Anna Maulson

Email: anna.maulson@ouh.nhs.uk

Telephone 01865 (2)31232


Ward Sister - Abigail Mansfield

Email: Abigail.mansfield@ouh.nhs.uk

Telephone:  01865 (2)31232

If you have problems applying, contact

01865 743462