Get a job in the NHS as a Healthcare Assistant (Croydon)


Guaranteed interviews for the Healthcare Assistant roles!

  • Are you 18-30 and looking for NHS employment in the Croydon area?
  • Are you interested in a career where you can make a difference?

In partnership with Croydon Health NHS, The Prince's Trust are offering a FREE employment training course, giving you a fantastic opportunity to start a career as a Healthcare Assistant.

This programme is designed to give you the skills and experience you need to become a successful applicant.

By attending this programme you will have a guaranteed interview with Croydon Health NHS to secure a Healthcare Assistant role with a starting salary from £22,444.

What does a Healthcare Assistant do?

Healthcare assistants play an important role in the NHS by making sure a patient's experience is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. It can also be the stepping stone into many other NHS roles.

You'll work under the guidance of a healthcare professional such as a nurse and your job will vary depending on where you're based. For example, in a hospital you may:

  • Help to feed patients
  • Help people to move around the facility
  • Make sure patients feel as comfortable as possible
  • Provide physical and emotional support to patients
  • Take blood samples
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WHO: Young people aged 18-30 who are passionate about healthcare and have the right to work in the UK.

WHEN: Tuesday 23rd November (Information Session) |Thursday 2nd December - Monday 6th December (Main programme)

WHERE: Both Face to Face and Online! Taster Day, Day 1, and Day 2 are all face to face. Day 3 (Assessment) will be conducted online. Day 4 - 7th December (Interviews)

During the 3-day course you can expect:

  • Vital knowledge from the Care Certificate to understand the care setting
  • Information about Croydon Health NHS Trust, job roles, locations and departments, and the work involved
  • Online application support
  • Group interview preparation sessions
  • Guaranteed Stage 1 (assessments) directly with Croydon Health NHS Trust
  • Access to funding to help you start work e.g. DBS checks, uniform, travel, etc.
  • 6 months of mentoring support to help you settle into the role

Attending this programme does not impact any benefits you may be eligible for.

Please remember:

  • You must attend the Information Session to gain a place on the programme and you must be available for the full course.
  • You must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be vaccinated by 11th November in line with Government guidance.
  • Registering for this event does not mean you are guaranteed a place on the programme. A Prince's Trust Executive will be in touch to check that you're eligible for the programme and confirm your place after Information Session.