Clinical support

Healthcare support assistants and nursing assistants - providing direct patient care and assistance other healthcare professionals.

We are looking for individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  We will provide you with a comprehensive induction period as well as ongoing clinical supervision and appraisal with development review that will provide you with support and the specialist skills required in the role.

We will support you to undertake further training and development. There are opportunities to work towards a level 3 senior healthcare support worker diploma. Further training can also lead to associate practitioner posts as well opportunities to pursue financially supported apprenticeships to achieve your nursing registration.

We have a range of full, part time and flexible opportunities Trustwide, which includes:

    • Cumbria
    • Middlesborough
    • Newcastle
    • North Tyneside
    • Northumberland
    • Gateshead
    • Sunderland
    • South Tyneside

    Hear from some of our clinical support staff about their role and what they enjoy most about working here.

    Main duties of the job

    The posts require a caring, responsive and nurturing workers with good communication skills. As a Nursing Assistant you will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team and will be part of the ongoing assessment of care needs for patients.

    Posts are available within inpatient and community settings across all age groups and specialities.

    The post involves supporting the individual their families and carers to ensure emotional mental and physical wellbeing needs are met. Whilst having knowledge and experience of mental health care and learning disability services is desirable, having the right values and attitudes and the desire to work in a challenging but rewarding environment is essential.

    Predominantly the posts sit within our inpatient settings, you would be required to do shift work spanning 7 days a weeks, rotating throughout the 24-hour period.

    If any of these opportunities are of interest, then we would really like to hear from you. Informal discussions are most welcome, please get in touch! Email: [email protected]

    Did you know?

    As a CNTW employee you will have access to a fantastic range of lifestyle and wellbeing benefits including, wellbeing support and counselling, fitness, exercise classes and gyms, cycle and car schemes, travel pass scheme, free car parking on Trust sites and more.

    Visit our dedicated Thrive website for more details.