Modern Apprenticeship - Healthcare Support Worker
NHS Lothian

Job reference: 016062

Location: NHS Lothian

Job closing date: 21/02/2020

Job posted date: 06/02/2020

Salary: Band 2 (£18,383 - £20,015)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Various Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

We are delighted to announce we are recruiting to a number of entry level Band 2 Healthcare Support Worker (HSCW)  positions.  These posts within St John’s Hospital and our Learning Disabilities Services within the Royal Edinburgh Hospital and will be Modern Apprenticeships


We are recruiting to these posts based on your potential to contribute to our high quality patient care as well as demonstration of personal values aligned to those of our organisation: NHS Lothian Values


To be considered for the Modern Apprenticeship programme candidates must be between 17-24yrs of age and hold a National 4 or above in English and Mathematics.  In addition to this we are also interested in your values, attitude and ability to learn and how this will enable you to become a valued member of our team.  The answers to our Assessment Questions are therefore extremely important and should reflect how you feel you match our desire for enthusiastic and dynamic people who demonstrate a can-do attitude.  Please note that your CV will not be considered as part of the application process.


Please read all attachements to this advert in full as this gives you helpful information on how to complete the application form as well as what is expected within a Modern Apprenticeship Role.


If you believe you have the potential to help us deliver world class healthcare and want to start to develop your career we would love you to apply.

Candidates how were not able to attend the information session on the 12th February are still eligible to apply however there will be a requirement to read and complete paperwork before the first assessment day which will be sent after invites to interview have been issued.


For those who are successfully shortlisted after this, the interview process will consist of 2 assessment days which will take place on Tuesday 3rd  with the second interview taking place on the 10th or 11th March.


Candidates who are successful in interview will be expected to start in NHS Lothian on Monday 27th April 2020; we are not able to alter this date.




The closing date for this job has now passed.