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Apprentice Healthcare Support Worker

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
£15,202 to £20,270 a year 16- 20 Year 1 £15,202 PA Year 2 £20,270 PA/ 21 years + £20,270 PA
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Apprentice Healthcare Assistant

NHFT Community Hospitals

Working at Danetre Hospital, Daventry

37.5 hours per week over the 7 day period working shifts

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust NHFT is extremely proud to say that we continue to be recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as a provider of outstanding care. We are excited to be able offer a number of Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship positions across our Community Hospitals Service.

If you are looking to start your career in healthcare and are passionate about providing excellent care for patients and our service users this position could be for you. You will be working closely with the clinical team to build your knowledge and skills in the healthcare profession. The service focuses on patients requiring rehabilitation following an acute episode of illness and provides treatment and intervention for patients with long term conditions.

Please note applicants who hold an existing Healthcare related degree will not be eligible for the Apprenticeship funding and will not be condsidered for the post.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable individuals to work within and support a dedicated multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidates will be supported to complete the Healthcare Support Worker Level 2 or 3 Apprenticeships based on previous experience or qualifications. NHFT will also provide a high level of support and training, giving the opportunity to learn valuable new skills.

The successful applicants will be given an 18 months fixed contract to work as an Apprentice Healthcare Support Worker. Or 2 years if you are undertaking a level 3 qualification.

Upon successful completion of assigned apprenticeship individuals displaying NHFT's expected values and behaviours for healthcare professionals with be signposted to vacancies within the Trust. This excellent opportunity offers successful committed applicants career opportunities to maximise your potential and develop within the caring profession with an outstanding trust.

To promote progression and career opportunities to support our Grow your Own strategy further opportunities may be made available and build an individual career path onto the:

Senior Healthcare Support Worker Level 3

Nursing Associate/Assistant Practitioner Level 5

Registered Nurse Degree level 6

Further Allied professions may also become available.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification



  • caring and compassionate nature

interest in healthcare


  • Interest in healthcare

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


Danetre inpatient unit, Danetre Hospital


NN11 4DY

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