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Auxiliary Nurse

Band 2

Main area
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Band 2
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (24 Hour Rotation)
Job ref
Castle Hill Hospital
£22,383 per annum
Salary period
31/05/2023 23:59

Job overview

The opportunity has arisen for  highly motivated and enthusiastic Auxiliary Nurses to join  our Cardiothoracic team. 

The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the registered nursing team in providing direct high quality patient care. You will work under the supervision of the Senior Sister and in partnership with the registered nursing team.

The hours of work will include 24/7 internal rotation through days and nights.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to demonstrate good communication skills, both verbal and written, have a flexible approach to working and previous evidence of effective team working.

Experience of working within a care setting is desirable however we welcome external applicants who have a genuine desire to develop within the NHS to deliver excellent care for patients.

We expect applicants to be motivated, honest and reliable. In return you can expect an excellent level of support  for personal and professional development.

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of working with the general public
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in the a care setting

Skills,knowledge and ability

Essential criteria
  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills both written and verbally
Desirable criteria
  • IT skills
  • Venepuncture
  • Moving and handling certifcations
  • Knowledge of COSHH

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of good listening skills
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Flexible and reliable


Desirable criteria
  • Completion of care certificate
  • NVQ or equivalent qualification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sister Kerry Bulliment
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01482 461695