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Healthcare Assistant - Critical Care

Health and Social Care Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Hospital Services


Grade: Band 3 - £23,038 - £25,600 BAR £26,416 - £27,050 per annum.


Please note that public sector pay negotiations for 2022 are ongoing.





The States of Guernsey are looking for a Healthcare Assistant of Critical Care to join their team at Hospital Services.

The postholder will be required to carry out a wide range of duties under the direction of a Registered Nurse and with minimal supervision will ensure high quality care is delivered to the patients. The postholder will demonstrate skills to new or less experienced members of staff and participate in ward based induction and orientation programmes.

The postholder will be required to complete the Care Certificate in order to successfully pass their probationary period and will need to complete VQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care in order to pass through the second gateway.

The post holder will report to the Critical Care Manager, will be responsible to the Lead Nurse and will be accountable to the Head of Acute Nursing Workforce, Adult Acute Services.

Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description



Contact: John Eaton - Manager Critical Care Unit. Tel: (01481) 220000 ext 25065 or email:


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.


Closing Date: 30 August 2022


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.

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