Care Support Worker

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Plymouth

Job Description

NHS Professionals in partnership with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust are looking for:

Care Support Workers to cover all shifts patterns.

Location Derriford Hospital


- Day rate: £9.49 per hour paid weekly

- Night/Saturday rate: £13.38 per hour paid weekly

- Sunday/Bank Holiday rate: £17.37 per hour paid weekly

Hours and working pattern can be flexible, with the following available: - Monday to Sunday, Mornings, Afternoons, Long days and Nights

NHS Professionals is the leading provider of managed flexible workforce services to the NHS with approximately 100,000 nurses, doctors, administration and clerical and other healthcare professionals signed to its bank. We help our 65 NHS Trust clients implement tactical measures to improve workforce efficiency and productivity as part of an overall workforce strategy.

We are seeking trained Care Support Workers who are motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and team working skills to join our bank.

In order to apply for you must have a minimum of 6 months' experience in an acute role or 6 months’ experience in a Nursing home from within the last 2 years.

You must also hold one of the following qualifications dated after 2011 obtaining level 2 or above:

- NVQ/QCF/Apprenticeship Diploma in Health and Social Care

- Care Certificate from an NHS Trust.

You must be competent in taking the following practical observations:

Manual Blood Pressure, Respirations and a Pulse.


If you are a nursing student and have completed at least 12 weeks of placements.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:

- Competitive, weekly pay

- Paid annual leave

- Training and development opportunities

- Access to our very own pension’s scheme called ‘NHSP Stakeholder pension’

- Access to a wealth of Health Service Discounts

Please note that you will be contacted via email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


For more information about this vacancy press the 'Apply For Job' button.

Apply now

Good luck with your application