University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Recruitment Open Day for Health Care Assistants

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is holding a recruitment open day for Health Care Assistants on 30th November 2019 from 10am until 2pm at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Health care assistants work closely with registered nurses caring for patients. The Trust offers a nine-day bespoke induction programme for health care assistants, over approximately six weeks, which helps new starters learn the values, behaviours, competencies and skills required for the role. New health care assistants will also undertake the National Care Certificate which can be completed within 12 weeks of them starting their roles.

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is one of the largest acute teaching trusts in England. The Trust has a workforce of around 15,000 delivering hospital and community services across Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond, including clinicians, non-clinical support workers, clinical and non-clinical leaders and staff with research and academic portfolios.

Conor Ward, Head of Recruitment Services at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust says, “This recruitment open day is the ideal opportunity for health care assistants and those considering the role to find out about opportunities across the Trust. It’s the chance to meet staff, gain some first-hand knowledge about what this valuable and rewarding career involves and understand the process to follow in order to become part of the team.

“Leicester is a great place for Health Care Assistants to start their NHS careers, as we offer first-rate training and development programmes and the chance for health care assistants to develop their skills and experience in a leading teaching trust. Career progression includes training to become an assistant practitioner or associate nurse. We encourage anyone interested in joining the NHS in Leicester to come along to the open day.”

The recruitment open day for health care assistants takes place in the boardroom of the Victoria Building at Leicester Royal Infirmary from 10am until 2pm in Saturday 30th November 2019. For more information call 0116 258 6346. For current vacancies visit:

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is part of a the recruitment campaign Y/Our Future that unites five major health and social care employers – University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, LOROS Hospice, Rutland County Council and Leicester City Council – to recruit doctors, nurses and health and social care workers to work in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Y/Our Future aims to promote Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as a leading career destination for health and social care professionals, with great career and lifestyle opportunities.

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