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Bank Band 3 Healthcare Assistant

Band 3

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Band 3
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£18,813 per annum pro rata
29/04/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


Are you looking to expand your working environment, while maintaining control of where and when you work? With personal and professional development support, while being flexible around you and your personal commitments? The added bonus of weekly pay? The AWP bank is just the opportunity for you!

Overseeing the whole of the AWP Trust you could book a shift at a variety of sites and settings, such as Salisbury, Swindon, Weston Super Mare, Bristol, Bath and Devizes!

We offer opportunities to work in our wide range of services ranging from Psychiatric Intensive Care, Rehabilitation Services, Open Acute Services, Later life Services, Drug and Alcohol Services, Secure and Specialist Community Services. No two days could possibly be the same!

The Team are currently looking to recruit to its already expanding base, for Flexible and diverse staff to help populate shifts across the Trust. With initial and ongoing training, supernumery/ shadow shifts available, and access to the NHS Pension scheme are just some of the perks to joining this fantastic team.

The opportunity is just too good to miss! We are looking for you, to fill our Band 3 HCA positions.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sally Wimshurst, Clinical Lead for Temporary Staffing on 01225 731784 or 07920155140.