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Healthcare Assistant (Level 2 & 3)

Salary £22,827 – £24,141  per annum (salary based on qualification level)
Permanent-bank, part-time & full-time (37.5 hours a week)

The RHN is a leading national centre of excellence, providing adult person-centred services that span the entire care pathway from post-acute rehabilitation services to end of life care, for people with complex Neuro-disability and their families, underpinned by a strong research and education programme.

To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team assisting the registered nurses in delivering a high standard of care to the patient and residents of the hospital. You will act as an associate worker for an identified group of patients under the supervision of registered nurses or NVQ healthcare assistants ensuring the implementation of programmes of care.

Training, education and support available within this service:

–          2 weeks supernumery working upon recruitment

–          Induction

–          Supported probationary programme

–          supported Care certificate programme

–          Complex postural management,

–          Tracheostomy and specialist airway management,

–          Gastrostomy and jejunostomy care,

–          Allocated time for CPD

–          Clinical skills specialised training and workshops

–          Opportunities for Nurse Associate programmes

–          Clinical competency based program to support career progression

–          Support and further training/ skills from our in-house specialist nurse teams including tissue viability, continence care, respiratory care, palliative    care, infection control, gastrostomy care.

–          RCN Accredited Putney HCA programme

Other benefits include:

·      Onsite Accommodation available

·      Weekend and night shift enhancements

·     Flexible working opportunities

·      Free uniform

·      Free parking

·      Bank shifts with weekly pay

·      Wellbeing service 24/7 including counselling sessions if required

·      28 Days holiday (including Bank Holidays) pro rata for part-time staff

·      Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme

·      Yearly increments

·      Refer a friend scheme

·      Occupational Health Service including provision of recommended vaccinations

·       Paid DBS

·      Welcoming & supportive environment


To Apply for this role please use link below:-


We also offer a walk around and meet and greet for the service if you would like the opportunity to see what we have to offer. If you would like further information or the chance to speak with one of the Matrons to discuss job opportunities then please email our Recruitment Business Partner Kenny Padmore-Smith (

**Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability will be expected to have received their vaccination against the coronavirus strain (COVID19)   as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment at the RHN. Please let us know if you have not managed to arrange to receive the vaccine via other channels yet, as we are able to arrange the administration of the vaccine within the hospital. Please note that if you have a medical reason as to why you are not able to have the vaccine or you have any questions on the vaccination, please feel free to contact Kaleb Lloyd (**