FAQs

  1. What do I need to do to register with Pulse Community Healthcare?
    • Eligibility to work in the UK
    • Enhanced, Adult and Child workforce DBS – we can provide this if necessary
    • A minimum of 6 months ‘hands-on’ experience within the healthcare sector in the last two years, as a support worker or healthcare assistant
    • Excellent English and Numeracy skills
    • Ability to attend both mandatory and specialist training
    • Able to work independently and also as part of a wider team
    • Reliability and flexibility
    • Two clinical references
  2. Do I need to have a qualification to work as a Support Worker for you?
    • No, six months experience is all that is required
  3. What documentation should I bring to Interview?
    • Passport
    • Evidence of your right to work in the UK (if no EU passport)
    • Two proofs of address (dated within the last three months)
    • Driving licence (if applicable)
    • Any relevant training or qualification certificates
  4. Can you accept copies of documents as proof of right to work in the UK or for a DBS check?
    • No, We need to see the original documents to process a DBS application
  5. Can I apply for more than one position?
    • You can, however you will be considered for all appropriate roles in your area, based on your experience, skills and personality, so it’s not necessary to apply more than once
  6. I have applied for a job online – will I receive a personal response?
    • You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application. We will then personally be in touch within 48 hours
  7. I was not successful in the application process. Will I get feedback?
    • If you have an interview with us, we will always provide constructive feedback to ensure you are able to improve your chances of being successful next time
  8. Is it worthwhile registering even if I don’t see a role in my area?
    • We would always encourage you to apply with us, even if we don’t have an open role which suits your exact requirements. With the nature of community based complex care changing daily, there may be a position sooner than we think
  9. Why do I need a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check?
    • Due to the nature of our work, providing care to vulnerable children and adults, we require all of our applicants to undertake a DBS
  10. Are there any age restrictions on your roles?
    • All of our roles require our applicants to be over 18 due to the complex nature of our clients
    • Can you offer me work if I am applying from overseas?
    • If you are eligible to work in the UK and are able to produce documentation to support this and you have relevant experience, you can be considered for work
  11. Do you offer any training programmes?
    • We provide free mandatory and specialist training to ensure that you are adequately qualified to the standard required by our Clinical Governance team. To find out more about our training click here
  12. Do you charge for using your services?
    • No, the service provided to our candidates is completely free
  13. What areas do you cover?
    • We cover the whole of England, Wales and Scotland through our local branches
  14. What roles do you recruit for?
    • Support workers
    • Carers
    • Healthcare assistants
    • Adult nurses (RGN)
    • Paediatric nurses (RSCN)
    • Learning Disability nurses (RNLD)
  15. How do I register to work with you?