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Health Care Assistant

National Health Service

Newbury, HC
2 days ago
Newbury, HC
2 days ago

Health Care Assistant

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre

The closing date is 22 March 2021

Job overview

We require a Health Care Assistant at our Practice in the centre of Newbury to replace our HCA who we are supporting in her Nurse Associate training.

We are a large, busy practice of 22,000 patients in a large modern building. We will support your training and development to become a brilliant Health Care Assistant. You will report to the nursing team leader who will mentor you.

Main duties of the job

We have a vacancy for an experienced Health Care Assistant - hours to be negotiated

Working in the Nursing Team you will undertake the following duties:

New patient health checks

ECG recording

Chaperoning duties

Follow Up Wound Dressings

Assisting clinical staff in their tasks

Vaccine / cold chain storage, monitoring and recording

Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients health and well-being

Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual.

Venepuncture

Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted

Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being

About us

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre is in the centre of Newbury in a large modern building a short walk to the shops, train station and bus station. Join our big friendly clinical team of 10 GP's, 4 Nurses, 2 Physician Associates and 2 GP registrars - supported by 30 admin, reception and management team members.

We are a training practice and support all our staff in career development if they wish.

If you are interested in becoming part of our vibrant supportive team please apply. Salary depending on experience £9.15 - £10 p/h. Please note, there is no staff parking on site but plenty near by.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We have a vacancy for an experienced Health Care Assistant - hours to be negotiated

Working in the Nursing Team you will undertake the following duties:

New patient health checks

ECG recording

Chaperoning duties

Follow Up Wound Dressings

Assisting clinical staff in their tasks

Vaccine / cold chain storage, monitoring and recording

Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients health and well-being

Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual.

Venepuncture

Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted

Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre is in the centre of Newbury in a large modern building a short walk to the shops. If you are interested in becoming part of our vibrant supportive team please apply. Salary depending on experience £9.15 - £10 p/h. Please note, there is no staff parking on site but plenty near by.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working in a Health Care environment

Desirable

  • Experience of working as a Health Care Assistant in a secondary or primary care setting

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE A to C in English and Maths
  • Confident in using IT

Desirable

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3
  • Qualified Phlebotomy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre

Address

Old Bath Road

Newbury

Berks

RG14 1JN


Employer's website

https://www.strawberryhillmedicalcentre.co.uk/

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Health Care Assistant

National Health Service

Didcot, HC
3 days ago
Didcot, HC
3 days ago

Health Care Assistant

Didcot Health Centre

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

We are expanding our team of Health Care Assistants and require a friendly, enthusiastic HCA to join our patient focused, caring and friendly team at Didcot Health Centre. The HCA will deliver and assist clinical staff in the provision of treatment, preventative care, health promotion and patient education, and support the practice nursing team in the delivery of nursing services.

Experience working in General Practice and phlebotomy skills are desirable, and salary is negotiable depending on experience. A friendly personality, competent clinical skills, and an interest in further training and personal development are vital. The ability to work autonomously in a busy team environment is essential.

Please send a full CV with your application.

Informal visits are welcome prior to application and we are happy to show around prospective applicants (subject to COVID-19 restrictions). Should you wish to discuss the role further we are happy to arrange for our Lead Nurse to speak with you.

Main duties of the job

Role/Job Summary:

To provide treatment room services to patients of the practice, within the training and professional competence of the post holder.

Support the Doctors and Nursing/HCA teams in providing an effective level of care to the practice patient population.

Undertake tasks and duties as delegated by the practice nurse leader or suitably qualified regulated professional.

Ensure own actions are professional and consistent with practice policy/protocols.

Conduct audit and patient screening in pursuance of the objectives of the Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF).

About us

Didcot Health Centre is a well-established training practice of 18,500 patients. We operate from spacious, purpose-built premises on a single site close to the centre of town and just a few minutes' walk from Didcot Parkway station. We have a wide clinical team of 7 GP partners and 7 salaried GPs, Specialist Nurses, Practice Nurses, Paramedics, HCAs, and Pharmacists, all well-supported by a large team of committed administrative staff. In addition, we benefit from close collaboration with Didcot PCN and wider community health teams who are based here, and we have regular on-site clinics provided by a range of mental health and other services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Didcot Health Centre Practice

Health Care Assistant

Job Grade: Scale 2 - 3

Hours: 24-30 hours per week (negotiable)

Experience: Working in a General Practice environment

Practice base: Didcot Health Centre Practice

Accountable to: Professionally: To patients

Managerially: To the Practice Manager

Clinically: Lead Practice Nurse and the GP Partners

Role/Job Summary:

To provide treatment room services to patients of the practice, within the training and professional competence of the post holder.

Support the Doctors and Nursing/HCA teams in providing an effective level of care to the practice patient population.

Undertake tasks and duties as delegated by the practice nurse leader or suitably qualified regulated professional.

Ensure own actions are professional and consistent with practice policy/protocols.

Conduct audit and patient screening in pursuance of the objectives of the Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Care to provide:

1. Phlebotomy (Essential)

2. ECG recording.

3. Performing routine and opportunistic BP checks, height, weight, BMI & urinalysis.

4. New patient and NHS health checks.

5. Chaperoning duties.

6. Assist in raising awareness of health & well being giving accurate and appropriate information to patients and groups within your area of competence.

With additional training:

7. Fitting 24-hour Blood Pressure (BP) monitor and loan of BP machines.

8. Aseptic wound care, including leg ulcers.

9. Doppler assessment.

10. Assist with Minor Surgery/IUCD/Implants.

11. Support practice nurses in providing services for patients with Chronic Disease in line with practice and national protocol/policies.

12. Refer as appropriate to GP or Practice Nurse.

13. Prepare and maintain environments and equipment, before, during and after patient care interventions.

14. Maintain adequate stock levels in the Practice Nurse treatment rooms and GP clinical rooms as/when necessary.

Health, Safety/Security and Infection Control:

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all the duties and responsibilities are carried out in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, statutory regulations and practice policies/procedures.

1. Be aware of and apply infection control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines.

2. Adhering to universal hand hygiene procedures.

3. Use correct methods for handling specimens to be sent to the laboratory.

4. Use correct methods / protocols for reporting and treating sharps injuries.

5. Manage blood and body fluid spillages appropriately.

6. Understand and apply principles of the cold chain.

7. Ensure safe storage, rotation of vaccines within area of responsibility.

8. Be aware of child and adult safeguarding protection.

9. Be familiar with Health & Safety policies and procedures within the work place, including fire procedures, maintaining documentation, monitoring and maintaining equipment within your area of responsibility.

Vaccination/ Immunisation and B12 Injections (Training will be provided).

1. Provide adult influenza and pneumococcal immunisations in line with specific protocol and Patient Group Direction.

2. Provide Vitamin B12 injections in line with specific protocol for Health Care Assistants.

3. Competent and up to date with anaphylaxis and resuscitation techniques/ procedures.

Administration

1. Organise and prioritise own workload.

2. Maintain accurate patient records of consultations and computer data entry.

3. Maintain patient confidentiality or information relating to patients, relatives and practice staff.

Education/Personal Development

1. Take responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal development learning and performance, including participating in supervision and in line with the requirements of practice needs.

2. To recognise and understand the roles and responsibilities of individuals working in the primary health care team.

3. Be aware of the legal issues pertinent to the role of the Health Care Assistant (Scale 2 -3).

4. Work within the policies and guidelines set out in the practice and for the Quality & Outcomes Framework of patient care.

Equality and Diversity

1. Behave in a manner that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting then in a way that is consistent with procedures.

2. Respect the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues.

3. Understand basic legal and communication issues regarding child abuse, family violence, vulnerable adults, substance abuse and addictive behaviour.

Note:

This job description is not exhaustive or definitive and should be regarded only as a guideline to the duties required. The role may be expanded/amended in light of practice demands and changing circumstances following full consultation with the post holder.

The post holder will be expected to undertake further CPD training and updates as required and appropriate for the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a good level of literacy, numeracy, verbal and written skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable

  • Qualified/skilled in Phlebotomy
  • Previous HCA experience

Experience

Essential

  • Successful teamworking experience and positive, caring attitude to patients and colleagues

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a nursing team
  • Experience of working in primary care
  • Experience of working in a GP practice

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Didcot Health Centre

Address

Britwell Road

Didcot

Oxfordshire

OX11 7JH


Employer's website

http://www.didcothealthcentre.com/

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Healthcare Assistant

National Health Service

Littlemore Mental Health Centre, HC
4 days ago
Littlemore Mental Health Centre, HC
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year
4 days ago
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year

Job Reference: 267-OM2961312

Employer:
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health Services
Location:
Littlemore Mental Health Centre, Oxfordshire
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum / pro rata

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Looking for a role in Mental Health Care that is dynamic, involves working with and for people and that will provide you with the opportunity to support people in the their Mental Health recovery - what about working in Female Mental Health?

Wintle Ward is a 16 Bedded Female Adult of Working Age Ward. We support and provide inpatient care and support for patients suffering with illnesses can include severe depression, manic phases of an illness or distressing psychotic symptoms.

We are excited to share that we are looking to recruit personable and motivated Health Care Assistants to support our Registered Mental Health Nurses with the delivery of care.

You will be expected to work proactively, as part of a multi-disciplinary team in collaboration with patients, supporting them to participate in activities of daily living which includes some personal care, promoting healthy living and facilitating escort duty.

As we provide a service to our patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, we are looking for flexible individuals who will be available to cover rotational shifts, including weekends and nights on an ad-hoc base. In return for your commitment we can provide a comprehensive induction and training package, annual updates, clinical supervision, access to the NHS Pension and monthly pay.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A strong sense of responsibility & ownership
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent written and face to face communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Dorcas Dan-Cooke

Job title: Ward Matron

Email address: Dorcas.Dan-Cooke@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01865 902481



  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Healthcare Assistant

National Health Service

Oxford, HC
4 days ago
Oxford, HC
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year
4 days ago
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year

Job Reference: 267-CH2872887

Employer:
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Hospitals
Location:
Oxford
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Are you looking for a new career in the caring profession?

Our City Community Hospital Ward are looking for Healthcare Assistants to join our supportive team. We are looking for caring and highly motivated individuals who are eager to learn and be a positive member of our team.

You will support the nursing team to deliver outstanding care, showing warmth and support to our patients, helping to promote independence, dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.

Our teams work hard to ensure high quality patient centered care is at the heart of everything we do, and our staff are supported in their roles and encouraged to develop. As a team member you will receive on-going support and development to enhance the care you provide to the people we support.

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of the people who use our services and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve then we would love to hear from you.

The City Community Hospital is co-located with the Fulbrook Centre in the lovely setting of Headington in Oxford with excellent bus services and local shops nearby.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameChristine Hayden or Julie BeardmoreTelephone number01865 902888



  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

CPW Resourcing Ltd T/a Healthcare Professionals

Oxford, HC
6 days ago
Oxford, HC
£9 - £10 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9 - £10 Per Hour
HcP Group are recruiting Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with experience for NHS and Private Care Homes within Oxford region.
HcP Group are one of the UK’s leading NHS Framework Supply Agencies and Approved supplier to all the Major NHS and Private Hospital Groups we have an unprecedented selection of roles available with immediate start for you.
Are you a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with a skill set within Mental Health wards and would like to become a locum within several large NHS & community hospitals based in and around Oxford ?
Can you commit to a full locum role? or even to cover vacancies on an Ad-Hoc basis?
Job Role Requirements
  • Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (HCA)
  • Successful candidates must have an NHS/Private Sector background
  • Must have the willingness to contribute to the department and interact with the busy Team
  • Able to work for day shifts (variety of rota’s)
  • Locum post
  • Minimum 6 months’ experience in NHS Hospital
Benefits
  • Industry leading pay rates
  • Fast track and Simple registration process
  • Dedicated consultants on hand to help 7 days a week
  • Reliable and Accurate Payroll
  • Help with training arrangements and immunisation reports
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Choice of part-time or long-term assignments
  • On call service
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Community Healthcare Assistant - Thame ACHT

National Health Service

Thame Annex, HC
5 days ago
Thame Annex, HC
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year
5 days ago
£19.737k - £21.142k Per Year

Job Reference: 434-IEC2971052

Employer:
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
ACHT
Location:
Thame Annex, Thame work within the community
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 pa

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:

  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust’s latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as “Good” overall, “Outstanding” for caring with an “Outstanding” end of life service and a range of “Outstanding ”practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the ‘A grade’ in the latest Royal College of Physicians’ Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.

The Thame Adult Community Health Care Team (ACHT) based in Thame Annex is delighted to announce a new opportunity for a part Time Band 3 Community Health Care Assistant.
The ACHT reflects an integrated approach that has been designed in response to the changing needs of the local population, with a special emphasis being placed on the proactive vision of care for patients in the community setting.
The post will involve working in the community, supporting the community nurses and promoting independence in the patient’s home environment.
This is an exciting and innovative service. Candidates need to be experienced carers and be able to demonstrate having experience or knowledge of supporting patients in their own homes. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a range of health professionals and informal carers. The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable, being able to respond to need at short notice.
In order to respond to the healthcare needs of the local population, the services covers a 7 days a week rota which therefore includes weekends and bank holidays
Ideally the candidate should hold a NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent, on appointment the post will be attached to an apprenticeship.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Denise Newland, Advanced Case Practitioner

Email address : dnewland@nhs.net

Telephone number : 01844 210868



We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, flexible working and a generous pension.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. We do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.

The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please note the monitoring and safeguarding sections are not made visible to the shortlisting panel. The safeguarding section may be made visible to the interview panel but that is dependent on the role being recruited into.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications providing the position satisfies the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration service require employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the Government UK visas and immigration website.

The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited.

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Health Care Assistant

National Health Service

Newbury, HC
2 days ago
Newbury, HC
2 days ago

Health Care Assistant

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre

The closing date is 22 March 2021

Job overview

We require a Health Care Assistant at our Practice in the centre of Newbury to replace our HCA who we are supporting in her Nurse Associate training.

We are a large, busy practice of 22,000 patients in a large modern building. We will support your training and development to become a brilliant Health Care Assistant. You will report to the nursing team leader who will mentor you.

Main duties of the job

We have a vacancy for an experienced Health Care Assistant - hours to be negotiated

Working in the Nursing Team you will undertake the following duties:

New patient health checks

ECG recording

Chaperoning duties

Follow Up Wound Dressings

Assisting clinical staff in their tasks

Vaccine / cold chain storage, monitoring and recording

Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients health and well-being

Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual.

Venepuncture

Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted

Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being

About us

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre is in the centre of Newbury in a large modern building a short walk to the shops, train station and bus station. Join our big friendly clinical team of 10 GP's, 4 Nurses, 2 Physician Associates and 2 GP registrars - supported by 30 admin, reception and management team members.

We are a training practice and support all our staff in career development if they wish.

If you are interested in becoming part of our vibrant supportive team please apply. Salary depending on experience £9.15 - £10 p/h. Please note, there is no staff parking on site but plenty near by.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We have a vacancy for an experienced Health Care Assistant - hours to be negotiated

Working in the Nursing Team you will undertake the following duties:

New patient health checks

ECG recording

Chaperoning duties

Follow Up Wound Dressings

Assisting clinical staff in their tasks

Vaccine / cold chain storage, monitoring and recording

Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients health and well-being

Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual.

Venepuncture

Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted

Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre is in the centre of Newbury in a large modern building a short walk to the shops. If you are interested in becoming part of our vibrant supportive team please apply. Salary depending on experience £9.15 - £10 p/h. Please note, there is no staff parking on site but plenty near by.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working in a Health Care environment

Desirable

  • Experience of working as a Health Care Assistant in a secondary or primary care setting

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE A to C in English and Maths
  • Confident in using IT

Desirable

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3
  • Qualified Phlebotomy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre

Address

Old Bath Road

Newbury

Berks

RG14 1JN


Employer's website

https://www.strawberryhillmedicalcentre.co.uk/

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Health Care Assistant

National Health Service

Reading, HC
5 days ago
Reading, HC
£16.625k - £16.625k Per Year
5 days ago
£16.625k - £16.625k Per Year

Job Reference: J11-A-21-28122

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Location:
Reading
Salary:
£9.89

Job Title and Grade: Healthcare Assistant (Band2)

Location/Trust: Royal Berkshire Hospital

Wards Covered: Acute Haemodialysis

Pay Rates: Days: 9.89 Saturdays/Nights: 13.94 Sunday/Bank Hols: 18.1

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust could be the right choice for you. It's a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like. If you feel you could add value to the role and have the suitable skills, we would love to hear from you. We have flexible Bank shifts and long-term placement opportunities available at Royal Berkshire Hospital.

The Role:

This role is an important part of a departmental team that prides itself on putting patients first, and whose aims are to support excellence in Healthcare to a high standard. Be responsible for participating and assisting in the delivery of care/services to patient/ service users within the Trust. Work under the overall supervision of a registered member of staff.

Carry out a limited number of delegated procedures requiring a base level of theoretical knowledge, understanding and skill specific to the specialist area, whilst undergoing training.

Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Have a minimum of 3 months Acute CSW UK community experience within the last 2 years or Currently studying General/Adult Nursing (Student Nurse) and completed a minimum of 12 weeks clinical placement.
  • Currently a Student Nurse with at least 12 weeks’ clinical placements, A QCF Level 2 or above Diploma in Health & Social Care or Clinical Healthcare Support, A QCF Level 3 or above Diploma in Healthcare Support, A QCF Level 3 or above Diploma in Health, A QCF Level 2 or above Diploma in Healthcare Support Services or A degree/diploma in nursing and currently do not have an NMC registration
  • To provide the best possible experience for patients/clients/carers and families.
  • To assist in the delivery of patient care as directed by the nurse in charge of the unit/ward, undertaking duties and activities, with limited or indirect supervision
  • To maintain records in accordance with Trust guidelines.
  • Undertake regular mandatory training


In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust – Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go – Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Apply

Register today for various flexible shifts and long-term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, call 0333 0143692 or email rbhqueries@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

CPW Resourcing Ltd T/a Healthcare Professionals

Oxford, HC
6 days ago
Oxford, HC
£9 - £10 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9 - £10 Per Hour
HcP Group are recruiting Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with experience for NHS and Private Care Homes within Oxford region.
HcP Group are one of the UK’s leading NHS Framework Supply Agencies and Approved supplier to all the Major NHS and Private Hospital Groups we have an unprecedented selection of roles available with immediate start for you.
Are you a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (HCA) with a skill set within Mental Health wards and would like to become a locum within several large NHS & community hospitals based in and around Oxford ?
Can you commit to a full locum role? or even to cover vacancies on an Ad-Hoc basis?
Job Role Requirements
  • Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (HCA)
  • Successful candidates must have an NHS/Private Sector background
  • Must have the willingness to contribute to the department and interact with the busy Team
  • Able to work for day shifts (variety of rota’s)
  • Locum post
  • Minimum 6 months’ experience in NHS Hospital
Benefits
  • Industry leading pay rates
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Health Care Assistant

National Health Service

Didcot, HC
3 days ago
Didcot, HC
3 days ago

Health Care Assistant

Didcot Health Centre

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

We are expanding our team of Health Care Assistants and require a friendly, enthusiastic HCA to join our patient focused, caring and friendly team at Didcot Health Centre. The HCA will deliver and assist clinical staff in the provision of treatment, preventative care, health promotion and patient education, and support the practice nursing team in the delivery of nursing services.

Experience working in General Practice and phlebotomy skills are desirable, and salary is negotiable depending on experience. A friendly personality, competent clinical skills, and an interest in further training and personal development are vital. The ability to work autonomously in a busy team environment is essential.

Please send a full CV with your application.

Informal visits are welcome prior to application and we are happy to show around prospective applicants (subject to COVID-19 restrictions). Should you wish to discuss the role further we are happy to arrange for our Lead Nurse to speak with you.

Main duties of the job

Role/Job Summary:

To provide treatment room services to patients of the practice, within the training and professional competence of the post holder.

Support the Doctors and Nursing/HCA teams in providing an effective level of care to the practice patient population.

Undertake tasks and duties as delegated by the practice nurse leader or suitably qualified regulated professional.

Ensure own actions are professional and consistent with practice policy/protocols.

Conduct audit and patient screening in pursuance of the objectives of the Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF).

About us

Didcot Health Centre is a well-established training practice of 18,500 patients. We operate from spacious, purpose-built premises on a single site close to the centre of town and just a few minutes' walk from Didcot Parkway station. We have a wide clinical team of 7 GP partners and 7 salaried GPs, Specialist Nurses, Practice Nurses, Paramedics, HCAs, and Pharmacists, all well-supported by a large team of committed administrative staff. In addition, we benefit from close collaboration with Didcot PCN and wider community health teams who are based here, and we have regular on-site clinics provided by a range of mental health and other services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Didcot Health Centre Practice

Health Care Assistant

Job Grade: Scale 2 - 3

Hours: 24-30 hours per week (negotiable)

Experience: Working in a General Practice environment

Practice base: Didcot Health Centre Practice

Accountable to: Professionally: To patients

Managerially: To the Practice Manager

Clinically: Lead Practice Nurse and the GP Partners

Role/Job Summary:

To provide treatment room services to patients of the practice, within the training and professional competence of the post holder.

Support the Doctors and Nursing/HCA teams in providing an effective level of care to the practice patient population.

Undertake tasks and duties as delegated by the practice nurse leader or suitably qualified regulated professional.

Ensure own actions are professional and consistent with practice policy/protocols.

Conduct audit and patient screening in pursuance of the objectives of the Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Care to provide:

1. Phlebotomy (Essential)

2. ECG recording.

3. Performing routine and opportunistic BP checks, height, weight, BMI & urinalysis.

4. New patient and NHS health checks.

5. Chaperoning duties.

6. Assist in raising awareness of health & well being giving accurate and appropriate information to patients and groups within your area of competence.

With additional training:

7. Fitting 24-hour Blood Pressure (BP) monitor and loan of BP machines.

8. Aseptic wound care, including leg ulcers.

9. Doppler assessment.

10. Assist with Minor Surgery/IUCD/Implants.

11. Support practice nurses in providing services for patients with Chronic Disease in line with practice and national protocol/policies.

12. Refer as appropriate to GP or Practice Nurse.

13. Prepare and maintain environments and equipment, before, during and after patient care interventions.

14. Maintain adequate stock levels in the Practice Nurse treatment rooms and GP clinical rooms as/when necessary.

Health, Safety/Security and Infection Control:

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all the duties and responsibilities are carried out in compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, statutory regulations and practice policies/procedures.

1. Be aware of and apply infection control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines.

2. Adhering to universal hand hygiene procedures.

3. Use correct methods for handling specimens to be sent to the laboratory.

4. Use correct methods / protocols for reporting and treating sharps injuries.

5. Manage blood and body fluid spillages appropriately.

6. Understand and apply principles of the cold chain.

7. Ensure safe storage, rotation of vaccines within area of responsibility.

8. Be aware of child and adult safeguarding protection.

9. Be familiar with Health & Safety policies and procedures within the work place, including fire procedures, maintaining documentation, monitoring and maintaining equipment within your area of responsibility.

Vaccination/ Immunisation and B12 Injections (Training will be provided).

1. Provide adult influenza and pneumococcal immunisations in line with specific protocol and Patient Group Direction.

2. Provide Vitamin B12 injections in line with specific protocol for Health Care Assistants.

3. Competent and up to date with anaphylaxis and resuscitation techniques/ procedures.

Administration

1. Organise and prioritise own workload.

2. Maintain accurate patient records of consultations and computer data entry.

3. Maintain patient confidentiality or information relating to patients, relatives and practice staff.

Education/Personal Development

1. Take responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal development learning and performance, including participating in supervision and in line with the requirements of practice needs.

2. To recognise and understand the roles and responsibilities of individuals working in the primary health care team.

3. Be aware of the legal issues pertinent to the role of the Health Care Assistant (Scale 2 -3).

4. Work within the policies and guidelines set out in the practice and for the Quality & Outcomes Framework of patient care.

Equality and Diversity

1. Behave in a manner that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting then in a way that is consistent with procedures.

2. Respect the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues.

3. Understand basic legal and communication issues regarding child abuse, family violence, vulnerable adults, substance abuse and addictive behaviour.

Note:

This job description is not exhaustive or definitive and should be regarded only as a guideline to the duties required. The role may be expanded/amended in light of practice demands and changing circumstances following full consultation with the post holder.

The post holder will be expected to undertake further CPD training and updates as required and appropriate for the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a good level of literacy, numeracy, verbal and written skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Desirable

  • Qualified/skilled in Phlebotomy
  • Previous HCA experience

Experience

Essential

  • Successful teamworking experience and positive, caring attitude to patients and colleagues

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a nursing team
  • Experience of working in primary care
  • Experience of working in a GP practice

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Didcot Health Centre

Address

Britwell Road

Didcot

Oxfordshire

OX11 7JH


Employer's website

http://www.didcothealthcentre.com/

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Health Care Assistant

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre

The closing date is 22 March 2021

Job overview

We require a Health Care Assistant at our Practice in the centre of Newbury to replace our HCA who we are supporting in her Nurse Associate training.

We are a large, busy practice of 22,000 patients in a large modern building. We will support your training and development to become a brilliant Health Care Assistant. You will report to the nursing team leader who will mentor you.

Main duties of the job

We have a vacancy for an experienced Health Care Assistant - hours to be negotiated

Working in the Nursing Team you will undertake the following duties:

New patient health checks

ECG recording

Chaperoning duties

Follow Up Wound Dressings

Assisting clinical staff in their tasks

Vaccine / cold chain storage, monitoring and recording

Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients health and well-being

Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual.

Venepuncture

Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted

Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being

About us

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre is in the centre of Newbury in a large modern building a short walk to the shops, train station and bus station. Join our big friendly clinical team of 10 GP's, 4 Nurses, 2 Physician Associates and 2 GP registrars - supported by 30 admin, reception and management team members.

We are a training practice and support all our staff in career development if they wish.

If you are interested in becoming part of our vibrant supportive team please apply. Salary depending on experience £9.15 - £10 p/h. Please note, there is no staff parking on site but plenty near by.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We have a vacancy for an experienced Health Care Assistant - hours to be negotiated

Working in the Nursing Team you will undertake the following duties:

New patient health checks

ECG recording

Chaperoning duties

Follow Up Wound Dressings

Assisting clinical staff in their tasks

Vaccine / cold chain storage, monitoring and recording

Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients health and well-being

Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual.

Venepuncture

Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted

Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre is in the centre of Newbury in a large modern building a short walk to the shops. If you are interested in becoming part of our vibrant supportive team please apply. Salary depending on experience £9.15 - £10 p/h. Please note, there is no staff parking on site but plenty near by.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working in a Health Care environment

Desirable

  • Experience of working as a Health Care Assistant in a secondary or primary care setting

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE A to C in English and Maths
  • Confident in using IT

Desirable

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3
  • Qualified Phlebotomy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Strawberry Hill Medical Centre

Address

Old Bath Road

Newbury

Berks

RG14 1JN


Employer's website

https://www.strawberryhillmedicalcentre.co.uk/