Summary PLEASE NOTE THIS POST IS INTERNAL FOR NORTH CUMBRIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS EMPLOYEES ONLY Based at the West Cumberland Hospital, we have up to 87 permanent hours available to work on Ward 2 (Medicine). You will assist the Registered Nurses (or other healthcare practitioners) in providing high quality patient care; maintaining patients' privacy and dignity at all times and provide care in a compassionate and sensitive manner. You will also be an effective part of the multi-disciplinary team contributing to the departmental objectives; continue to develop and maintain competencies in nursing tasks to maintain high quality safe care. The post holder will be expected to contribute to housekeeping and other ward / department duties as required, e.g. general tidiness, replenish stock and ensure clinical equipment is clean, working and stored correctly. You will also contribute to the work of the department by working under direct or indirect supervision of registered practitioners or assistant practitioners. Applicants will possess GCSE English and Maths or equivalent; National Care Certificate or commitment to complete as part of induction process and an NVQ 2 in care (willingness to complete within one year of start date) or equivalent experience. You will have experience of working in a customer focused / caring environment.