Gloucestershire Hospitals Nhs Foundation Trust

Apprentice Healthcare Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Gloucestershire Hospitals Nhs Foundation Trust (Employer)

North Hertfordshire College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,132.00
37.5 hours per week Shift work over full week (possibly including weekends) - Under 18s will not be required to work nights.
14 months (duration)
1 June 2022(start date)
Healthcare support worker (apprenticeship standard)
25 positions available
30 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Apprentice Healthcare Assistant position at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience and training in an acute hospital. This apprenticeship is suitable for anyone who has an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare and gain a healthcare support worker apprenticeship.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Undertake delegated work of the multidisciplinary team to assist in the provision of individualised planned patient care under indirect supervision
  • Use a degree of initiative to ensure patient’s personal needs are met, and the patient’s condition is reported to qualified staff
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and healthy environment, by ensuring orderliness and hygiene and safety of the ward/department
  • Gain competencies in skills specific to the role and department.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The course will include monthly knowledge delivery through either webinars or face-to-face sessions.

The learners will also be observed in the workplace on at least 2 occasions to identify the standards of competence are being met

As part of the Healthcare Support Worker Standard you will be achieving the following qualifications:

  • Apprenticeship Standard Certificate in Healthcare Support Worker
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Functional Skills Maths (Level 2)
  • Functional Skills English (Level 2)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Permenant employment may be available upon the completition of the apprenticeship

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4/C) Essential
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