Modern Apprenticeship – Healthcare Support Worker
Various Locations throughout NHS Lothian

Job reference: 030606

Location: Various Locations throughout NHS Lothian

Job closing date: 22/09/2020

Job posted date: 11/09/2020

Salary: Band 2 (£18,600- £20,606)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: Full time

Department: Modern Apprentice

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

Job Title: Modern Apprenticeship – Healthcare Support Worker

Grade: Band 2

Location: Various across Edinburgh & East Lothian

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours:  Full Time     

Closing Date: Tuesday 22nd September 2020

We are delighted to announce we are recruiting to a number of entry level Band 2 Healthcare Support Worker (HSCW) positions.  These posts within the following areas and will be Modern Apprenticeships:

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh – Critical Care and General Medicine

Royal Hospital for Children and Young People – Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Royal Edinburgh Hospital – Learning Disabilities and Neurological Rehab

East Lothian Community Hospital – Older Peoples Services – Medical and Mental Health

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 (or to the age of 29 if you have a disability or care experienced) and hold a National 4 or above in English and Mathematics or core skills at level 4 which were achieved within another qualification.  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 attachments 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.

The recruitment process will consist of various stages, all of which are mandatory,and will all be undertaken on-line and via MSTeams:    

29th September 2020Information Session to be held via MSTeams  1400-1600
30th Sept & 1st Oct 2020Online Assessment
6th October 2020Group Interview via MSTeams
8th & 9th October 2020Virtual Interview via MSTeams
9th October 2020Online Survey

Candidates who are successful in interview will be expected to start in NHS Lothian on Monday 30th November 2020; we are not able to alter this date.