Bank / WorkChoice Care Assistant - Northampton

  • Job Type: Bank
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £8.68 per hour plus enhanced pay

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Salary: From £8.68 per hour plus enhanced pay for unsocial hours

Hours: Zero hours contract - We have many bank shifts currently available 7 days a week

This is a zero hour’s contract so you can choose when and how many hours you work to fit around your work/life balance (average of four shifts per month required to be worked)  You will also be able to take advantage of enhanced pay and an excellent training programme. 

Shift Times Available 7 days per week:-

7.30am – 1.30pm

1.15pm – 7.45pm

7.30am – 7.45pm

7.30pm – 7.45am

(Night working will be available once  the probation  period is successfully completed)

Your role with us

Healthcare assistants work in all areas of our Clinical Services, supporting staff teams in delivering and focusing on our Patients and their rehabilitation, daily activities and care. The role can be quite active and we would therefore require you to be able to cope with the demands of an active post. All successful candidates will be required to complete the Care Certificate – full details will be discussed during pre-interview screening process.

Your profile

There are no set entry requirements to become a Healthcare Assistant but there are skills and personal characteristics needed.

To be a Healthcare Assistant in mental health care, you will need to be:

  • Resilient
  • Caring and kind
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc.) in some areas
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Able to work in a team but use your own initiative


    You'll also need:

  • Communication and listening skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observational skills


We offer an excellent benefits package including: 

  • Pension
  • Free parking
  • Paid Training
  • Paid DBS application

Closing date: Sunday 28th July 2019