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Healthcare Assistant

National Health Service

London, London
7 days ago
London, London
7 days ago

Healthcare Assistant

Brondesbury Medical Centre

The closing date is 25 February 2021

Job overview

Brondesbury Medical Centre is a large, diverse teaching practice based in Kilburn, North London. We are a friendly dynamic team and are passionate about training and development.

We are currently looking for someone to join our team to assist with the provision of nursing services to patients alongside our GPs and nursing team.

Main duties of the job

You will work closely with the nursing team offering a range of services to our patients some of which include:

PhlebotomyHealth PromotionImmunisationsHealth Checks

You will be willing to learn and develop and work as part of our great nursing team.

About us

We are a large, inner city PMS practice, with a team of 14 GPs, 2 practice nurses, 1 PA, 2 HCA's and a practice pharmacist.

We are a dynamic, friendly, well-organised practice team serving a vibrant and culturally diverse patient population in Camden.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: HCA/NURSING ASSISTANT/PHLEBOTOMIST

REPORTS TO: SENIOR NURSE Clinical

PRACTICE MANAGER Administrative

DEPUTY PRACTICE MANAGER - Administrative

HOURS: xx hours per week

Job Summary:

To assist with the provision of nursing services to patients attending the practice and assisting the nurses and GPs in the provision of general and specialist medical services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by senior nursing staff and GPs
  • Maintain and clean equipment used by the nurses and GPs according to the practice Infection Control Policy
  • Maintain GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients where appropriate who are being examined by a clinician
  • Recording heights, weights, blood pressure and other measurements of patients as required
  • Obtaining specimens e.g. urine, testing as instructed and completing appropriate laboratory forms
  • Carry out phlebotomy duties and prepare blood samples and forms for transporting to the appropriate laboratory
  • Carry out ECGs if required
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Health Promotion
  • Conduct new patient health checks
  • Answer telephone in treatment rooms, take, record and transmit messages
  • Undertake housekeeping duties including, general tidiness and cleanliness of treatment and GP rooms, preparation of laundry and linen for surgeries
  • Maintain accurate records, utilising IN & T where appropriate, ensuring the senior nurse on duty is advised of potential problems or errors within the range of assigned tasks
  • Prepare repeat medication for doctors to sign
  • Prepare and submit the smear recall request to the PCT
  • Chase up and record all the childrens immunisation status
  • Keep waiting areas and staff room tidy
  • Any other tasks allocated by managers

Duties and Responsibilities as a Phlebotomist:

Ensuring that the patient is as comfortable and relaxed as possible and confirming their agreement to the collection of a blood sample

Collection of sample(s) of blood in accordance with training and procedures

Ensuring samples are stored in appropriate containers

Accurate, legible labelling of all samples to confirm patient identity

Checking patient identification against GP/Nurse request and confirming with patient whenever possible

Recording collection of blood sample in patient record in accordance with practice procedure

Ensuring that samples are dispatched to the appropriate laboratories in a timely fashion.

Ensuring that anomalies are reported to a senior member of staff

Notifying the GP/Nurse of any significant patient issues

Liaising with and assisting members of the administrative team

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Reporting potential risks identified.

Equality and Diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional Development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A to C in English and Maths
  • Qualified in Phlebotomy

Desirable

  • Qualified in immunisations

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

Brondesbury Medical Centre

Address

279 Kilburn High Road

London

NW6 7JQ


Employer's website

https://www.brondesburymedicalcentre.co.uk/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago

Practice Nurse

Stroud Green Medical Clinic

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

We would like an experienced practice nurse to join our small friendly GP practice on a part-time basis. Hours may increase depending on appointment demand.

The candidate will need to have the following key skills:

- Practice Nurse Experience

- Verbal and written communication skills

- Excellent teamwork skills

- Organisation skills

- Ability to take initiative

- Flexible and adaptable

- Resilience

- Empathetic and Patience

We have retained our staff and take pride in having a low staff turnover.

We are looking for a practice Nurse who would enjoy working for a small busy but friendly practice.

Main duties of the job

The chosen candidate will assist medical personnel in the care of practice patients to include treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education.

Job responsibilities:

Providing assessment, screening and treatment services and health education advice

  • Chronic Disease Management

  • Immunisations including travel, seasonal vaccinations, baby vaccinations.

  • Diet/Smoking/Lifestyle advice

  • Performing ECGs, Spirometry etc.

  • Assisting the doctors in minor ops, chaperoning

  • Cervical smears

  • General nursing duties e.g. dressings, ear syringing etc
  • Provision of contraception and Sexual Health advice

  • Provide general and specific health screenings to the practice patients (within agreed protocols) with referral to general practitioners as necessary.

  • Advise patients on general health care and minor ailments with referral to GPs as necessary

About us

We are a small, friendly GP practice, we are proud to say we have a low staff turnover.

Our practice currently has 1 Main GP Principal, 3 regular GPs and a Health Care Assistant.

Due to our Nurse retiring we are having to look for a new member to join our team.

The doctors and staff atour practice in London are proud to offer a Great standard of patient-centred healthcare.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Practice Nurse Job Description

JOB TITLE:

Practice Nurse

HOURS:

16-20 hours per week

SALARY:

Negotiable

Job summary:

To assist medical personnel in the care of practice patients to include treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education.

Job responsibilities:

Providing assessment, screening and treatment services and health education advice

  • Chronic Disease Management

  • Immunisations including travel, seasonal vaccinations, baby vaccinations.

  • Diet/Smoking/Lifestyle advice

  • Performing ECGs, Spirometry etc.

  • Assisting the doctors in minor ops, chaperoning

  • Cervical smears

  • General nursing duties e.g. dressings, ear syringing etc
  • Provision of contraception and Sexual Health advice

  • Provide general and specific health screenings to the practice patients (within agreed protocols) with referral to general practitioners as necessary.

  • Advise patients on general health care and minor ailments with referral to GPs as necessary.

Supplies and equipment treatment room and other areas

  • In participation with the Practice Manager, ensure the maintenance of equipment and stock levels relating to patient care.

Pathological specimens and investigatory procedures

  • Following appropriate training, undertake the collection, storage and despatch of pathological specimens including intravenous blood samples, swabs, smears etc and ensure the cleanliness of any equipment so used. Perform any investigatory procedures requested by the GPs.

Administrative and professional responsibilities

  • Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the practice team.

  • Ensure accurate notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded in the patients notes on the clinical computer system as appropriate.

  • Ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care and registration with the practice.

  • Ensure collection and maintenance of statistical information required for regular and ad hoc reports.

  • Attend and participate in practice meetings as required.

  • Assist in the formulation of practice philosophy, strategy and policy and develop appropriate protocols.

Liaison

  • Maintain effective liaison with other agencies and staff concerned with patient care and with all other disciplines within the practice, with appropriate regard to confidentiality.

Professional development

  • Maintain continued education by attendance at courses and study days as deemed useful or necessary for professional development.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Health & safety:

The post-holder will implement and lead on a full range of promotion and management their own and others health and safety and infection control as defined in the practice Health & Safety policy, the practice Health & Safety manual, and the practice Infection Control policy and published procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Awareness of national standards of infection control and cleanliness and regulatory / contractual / professional requirements, and good practice guidelines
  • Responsible for the correct and safe management of the specimens process including collection, labelling, handling, use of correct and clean containers, storage and transport arrangements
  • Management and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the practice including provision, ordering, availability and ongoing correct usage by staff
  • Responsible for hand hygiene across the practice
  • Ownership of infection control and clinically based patient care protocols, and implementation of those protocols across the practice
  • Active observation of current working practices across the practice in relation to infection control, cleanliness and related activities, ensuring that procedures are followed and weaknesses / training needs are identified, escalating issues as appropriate
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across clinical and patient process
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others across the full range of infection control and patient processes
  • Monitoring practice facilities and equipment in relation to infection control, ensuring that provision of hand cleansing facilities, wipes etc are sufficient to ensure a good clinical working environment. Lack of facilities to be escalated as appropriate.
  • Safe management of sharps procedures including training, use, storage and disposal
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy, clean and sterile, and safe way, free from hazards. Initiation of remedial / corrective action where needed or escalation to responsible management
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correction of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, sterile, identifying issues and hazards / risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with other sector managers
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum twice annually)
  • Routine management of own team / team areas, and maintenance of work space standards
  • Waste management including collection, handling, segregation, container management, storage and collection
  • Spillage control procedures, management and training
  • Decontamination control procedures, management and training, and equipment maintenance
  • Maintenance of sterile environments

Equality and diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered Nurse

Experience

Essential

  • Previous GP Practice Nurse experience
  • Experience of dealing with vulnerable patients

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Stroud Green Medical Clinic

Address

181 Stroud Green Road

London

N4 3PZ


Employer's website

https://www.stroudgreenmedicalclinic.co.uk/

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MB3 Maintenance Team Leader - Wimbledon TCD

South Western Railway

Wimbledon Train Care Depot
9 days ago
Wimbledon Train Care Depot
9 days ago

Main Purpose:

The holder of this post is responsible for servicing, maintenance, repair and overhaul of traction units, components and equipment in accordance with specifications. The holder will adhere to depot protection, safety, quality and environmental procedures, rules and regulations in force.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Supervise and mentor assistants, contractors and apprentices and provide on the job training where required.
  • Undertake routine faultfinding on vehicles/components to identify faults/solutions and affect repairs.
  • Undertake routine electrical and mechanical maintenance of components and systems in accordance with the relevant maintenance schedule.
  • Complete environmental examinations against detailed specifications, detailing any issues found.
  • Submit maintenance reports as required using appropriate paperwork/IT systems.
  • Attend track calls and carry out repairs where appropriate.
  • Undertake additional tasks/training as specified.
  • Undertake work arising following failure or from maintenance procedures to ensure maximum vehicle availability.
  • Carry out repairs or additional work arising from the examination (mechanical, electrical or vehicle building).
  • Drive road vehicles as required and operate forklift trucks within depot confines.
  • Prepare units for service ensuring a clean and presentable environment.
  • Obtain, use and care for and return all tools and equipment used.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, taking the lead when required.
  • Compile formal reports detailing post incident/failure.

Specific Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Appropriate electrical/mechanical engineering qualifications essential.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Report writing, numeric and IT skills.
  • Understanding of safety legislation and quality procedures.
  • Proven experience of working in a rail environment, preferably with electric and diesel traction, or a related industry.
  • Ability to analyse and interrogate data.
  • Road vehicle/forklift licences highly desirable.

Safety, Quality & Environmental Responsibilities

  • Ensure your personal safety and that of others at all times.
  • Comply with all safety systems and responsibilities at all times.
  • Develop a pro-active approach to safety issues.
  • Report any accidents, assaults or near miss occurrences in accordance with local reporting procedures.
  • Report any safety irregularities, faults or unusual occurrences in the prescribed manner.
  • Ensure all relevant PPE is worn at all times.
  • Participate in all staff briefings and study safety procedures, risk assessments, publications and local instructions.
  • Ensure compliance with BS EN 9001: 2000 Quality Management System and BS EN 9001: 2004 Environmental Management System.
  • Dispose of waste in accordance with local instructions, including segregation of recyclable materials and hazardous waste.
  • Report and clean up spillages of oil/chemicals in accordance with local instructions.
  • Report any environmental incidents to manager.
  • Maintain documentation and quality records in accordance with quality procedures.
  • Report any medication that you are prescribed to your duty manager and adhere to the company Drugs & Alcohol Policy.

Shift Pattern

Working on average 37 hours per week.

Rotating 4 on 4 off roster,

12hr shifts 1900-0700 and 0700-1900

 

 

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Fleet Assistant

CDER Group Limited

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
£20k - £22k Per Year
1 day ago
£20k - £22k Per Year

Introduction

The Fleet Assistant will work alongside the Fleet Manager and will be responsible for providing end to end fleet department cover. Act as a key contact to other departments within the business for vehicle related matters. Assist in ensuring that all vehicles and drivers remain compliant to health and safety, FORS. They will be focused in cost reduction and assist in the recovery of any revenues associated to the department.

Main Duties include

  • Liaising with various suppliers to the fleet department including hire companies, vehicle dealership, tracking and fuel card suppliers
  • Booking delivery and collection of vehicles for the business
  • Dealing with fleet inquiries both on the phone and in person
  • Monitoring of mileage/fuel consumption/Tyre usage/collisions/driver behaviour/location
  • Ensure the company fleet management systems are up to date with latest information
  • Collate relevant vehicle paperwork – including maintenance and service records
  • Ensure all drivers are logged onto the driving licence checking system ‘Licence Bureau’ and processing of alerts upon receipt
  • Responsible for ensuring that all drivers complete necessary eLearning
  • Maintain driver health records – minimum annual health declarations
  • Maintain driver development records – toolbox talks
  • FORS – responsible for the daily/weekly/monthly data logging for accreditation
  • Administrative handling of invoices and potential re-charging
  • Maintain control over the various road user vehicle registered schemes
  • Perform collision investigation – to highlight common issues/drivers
  • Liaise with Insurance broker to ensure all vehicles are covered as required
  • Other ad hoc tasks when required to do so

General

  • Completion of other general administrative tasks
  • Ad hoc projects as instructed by Fleet Manager
  • Preparing fleet analysis and reporting results to Management
  • Communicate effectively with other departments to ensure the efficient running of the business

Personal qualities, experience and skills

  • Dedicated to high standards and professionalism with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong administration skills
  • A forward thinker with excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Must be able to process high volumes of paperwork efficiently
  • Strong level of IT literacy, specifically within Excel
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a Fleet Management System
  • A Fleet administration qualification and/or prior knowledge of Fleet Source FMS would be advantageous however not essential
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Catering Assistant - 21 Hours Per Week At Wellesley Road

Shaw Healthcare Ltd

London, London
7 days ago
London, London
7 days ago

Are you passionate about food?

Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Catering Assistant to deliver a quality of catering assistance to support our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness' from our Kitchen. You will work under the direction of the Cook to work together as a Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met. 

Main Responsibilities

What will I be doing?

  • All aspects of supporting the cook with serving food and drink to service users and others as directed by the Cook;
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of food preparation areas and its equipment whilst adhering to all legislative requirements in respect of Health & Safety;
  • Provide sufficient supplies of clean crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils for each meal service;
  • Use all cleaning materials as directed, paying particular attention to COSHH regulated products;
  • The ability to effectively communicate with care staff, service users and visitors; Ensuring that HSSCP documentation is completed daily

 As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

What kind of a person do I need to be?

It is essential you are reliable, responsible, possess excellent English language skills, have good communication skills, enjoy catering, have good customer service, sales and telephone skills, be flexible, friendly and hardworking.

We do not ask for previous experience, although experience in a similar catering role would be an advantage. With regular work patterns, and of course we do operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year so you will need to be flexible with you hours of work, as well as your attitude and approach.  

About The Company

What we offer

Shaw healthcare offer comprehensive training via our Learning & Development Department.

What benefits will I receive?

Shaw healthcare have an excellent benefit programme, which includes:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Paid annual leave accrual
  • Paid Induction Training
  • Nest pension scheme
  • Free Uniform
  • Discounted Meals while on Shift
  • Excellent development and promotion opportunities
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Practice Manager

National Health Service

London, London
2 days ago
London, London
2 days ago

Practice Manager

The Trafalgar Surgery

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

We are a small, friendly GP Practice situated just off the Old Kent Road, close to Bermondsey. We are looking for a Practice Manager, with experience of working in an NHS GP Practice.

Main duties of the job

The post entails a full list of duties, including but not limited to Accounts Preparation, Budgeting, Payroll, Personnel Management, CQC visit preparation, Health & Safety etc. Hours are negotiable and pay is according to experience. You will work alongside an Assistant Practice Manager, who is responsible for QOF and target management and who also helps with staff management.

About us

All of our staff are long serving and we hold regular Full Team Meetings where everyone is expected to contribute.

Job description

Job responsibilities

MAIN DUTIES (Please download full job description)

Communicating and Working with Others

HR Management

Optimising Resources: physical and financial resources

Managing Access to Services and Developing Patient Services

Optimising Resources: IT and information

Training and Developing Others

Patient Complaints

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma in Primary Care and Health Management (DPCHM)
  • Book Keeping/Accounts Preparation
  • Payroll Administration

Desirable

  • 2 years NHS General Practice Management experience

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

The Trafalgar Surgery

Address

10 Trafalgar Avenue

London

SE15 6NR


Employer's website

https://www.thetrafalgarsurgery.co.uk

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Catering Assistant - 21 Hours At Wellesley Road

Shaw Healthcare Ltd

London, London
20 days ago
London, London
20 days ago

Are you passionate about food?

Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Bank Catering Assistant to deliver a quality of catering assistance to support our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness' from our Kitchen. You will work under the direction of the Cook to work together as a Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met. Your services as a Bank Worker are on an ad hoc and casual basis

Main Responsibilities

What will I be doing?

  • All aspects of supporting the cook with serving food and drink to service users and others as directed by the Cook;
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of food preparation areas and its equipment whilst adhering to all legislative requirements in respect of Health & Safety;
  • Provide sufficient supplies of clean crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils for each meal service;
  • Use all cleaning materials as directed, paying particular attention to COSHH regulated products;
  • The ability to effectively communicate with care staff, service users and visitors; Ensuring that HSSCP documentation is completed daily

 As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.

What kind of a person do I need to be?

It is essential you are reliable, responsible, possess excellent English language skills, have good communication skills, enjoy catering, have good customer service, sales and telephone skills, be flexible, friendly and hardworking.

We do not ask for previous experience, although experience in a similar catering role would be an advantage. With regular work patterns, and of course we do operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year so you will need to be flexible with you hours of work, as well as your attitude and approach.  

About The Company

What we offer

Shaw healthcare offer comprehensive training via our Learning & Development Department.

What benefits will I receive?

Shaw healthcare have an excellent benefit programme, which includes:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Paid annual leave accrual
  • Paid Induction Training
  • Nest pension scheme
  • Free Uniform
  • Discounted Meals while on Shift
  • Excellent development and promotion opportunities
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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

London, London
2 days ago
London, London
2 days ago

Practice Nurse

The Practice@188

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

Join our friendly, forward-thinking team at The Practice @ 188.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Practice Nurse to join our supportive, flexible, forward-thinking team.

You will work alongside, and be supported by, our large team of clinicians and administrative staff.

Main duties of the job

Our ideal candidate will be competent in the management of chronic disease, childhood immunisations, travel vaccines, cervical cytology and will act as the Practice's Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) lead.

You will need to be a Registered General Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

About us

We are a supportive, friendly and forward-thinking team at The Practice @ 188.

We are very centrally located in Golders Green, where we have been established for the past 80 years.

We are a well organised, efficient Practice and provide high quality, patient-centred care within a close working team.

We have a list size of 8,500 patients and growing.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and hard-working Practice Nurse to work alongside our 8 GPs, Healthcare Assistants, Clinical Pharmacists, Social Prescriber and team of administrative staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB DETAILS

Job Title: Practice Nurse

Accountable to: Managing Partner

Reports to: Managing Partner (clinically)

Practice Manager (administratively)

Hours: 20 - 25 hours per week

Job Summary

The Practice Nurse will be expected to provide and maintain a high standard of care for the patients in addition to providing nursing assistance and clinical support to the doctors and other members of the primary health care team.

Duties will normally be carried out by face-to-face consultations and will include (this list is not exhaustive) preventative care, chronic disease management screening, immunisations, dressings, learning disability reviews and core nursing services as well as patient education. In addition, undertaking any roles agreed between the Nurse and the Partners as appropriate, taking into account current training.

This job description will be reviewed during the annual appraisal process and may be altered following consultation with the post holder.

Note

The post holder may be expected to deal with other duties appropriate to the level and grade of the post

The following is an outline of the post holders duties and responsibilities. It is not intended to be exhaustive and may change from time to time to meet the changing needs of the practice

Areas of Clinical Responsibility

To offer good quality practice nursing skills, and carry out appropriate nursing consultations, ensuring full documentation on the patients computerised medical record and ensuring QOF indicator reviews are carried out during the consultation

To carry out nursing care plans and treatments in conjunction with GPs or independently, to agreed protocols

To work within the principles of the Practices PMS contract and Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF)

Undertake cervical cytology, swab sampling, diabetic checks (if qualified) and asthma management (if qualified)

  • To carry out immunisations, including childhood immunisations and travel vaccinations
  • To carry out health screening and NHS health checks/new patient checks as required
  • To carry out all general treatment room duties including, dressings, ear syringing, wound management, contraceptive care etc.

To recognise and manage anaphylaxis according to current UK guidelines

To be able to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation according to current UK guidelines

To work in accordance with current clinical guidelines and practice policies

  • Participate in research projects, as and when appropriate
  • To be active in health promotion and patient education
  • To maintain appropriate records and statistics including obtaining and documenting informed consent (either verbal or written)
  • To communicate any abnormal findings to other members of the Nursing team and/or the GPs, as appropriate
  • To lead on infection control and make sure that the guidelines are maintained
  • To visit patients at home as and when appropriate

To carry out specialist nursing activities as appropriate and to participate in training and development

Attending primary health care team meetings and other meetings as may be necessary for your duties

Ordering Health Promotion information leaflets and notices

Processing of the monthly PPA submission

Documenting the arrival of vaccines on the computer and ordering additional vaccine and other clinical stock as required

Lead for ensuring the emergency medical kits are fully stocked and the medicines are in date. Ordering new emergency kit items when required

Non-Clinical

Good time keeping

Accurate and timely record keeping of consultations/treatments

Clinical stock management

Ensuring the nurse room is maintained in a clean, professional and organised form.

Responsibility for smear and childhood immunisation targets (call and recall), ensuring up to date records of all childrens vaccinations are kept

Ensure that all equipment is checked regularly and all drugs are in date (undertake appropriate stock rotation)

Attend both internal and external meetings as required by the Partners and/or Practice Manager

Professional

To adhere to the NMC code (Nursing & Midwifery Council) of Professional Conduct and to work in accordance with the scope of professional practice

  • To take responsibility for ones own professional practice and educational updates, in accordance with your agreed PDP and the needs of the practice
  • Participate in activities that lead to personal and/or team development
  • Participate in Development Reviews, as and when required

Support

All staff have regular appraisals and access to appropriate training and development.

Confidentiality

The post holder will maintain confidentiality in relation to patient data at all times.

In the course of seeking treatment, patients trust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately.

In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the Practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.

Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the Practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the Practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Note

The post holder may be expected to deal with other duties appropriate to the level and grade of the post

The above is an outline of the post holders duties and responsibilities. It is not intended to be exhaustive and may change from time to time to meet the changing needs of the practice

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Safe management of sharps including training, use, storage and disposal
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Reporting potential risks identified

Infection Control

Infection control is the responsibility of all practice staff. The post holder will

adhere to and promote within the wider team the practices infection control policy

and make every effort to maintain high standards of infection control at all times. In particular staff should have the following key responsibilities:

Staff must wash their hands or use alcohol hand-rub before commencing clinic, and between each patient contact

Staff have a duty to attend infection control training

Equality & Diversity

The post holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures, policies and current legislation

Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues

Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgemental and respects their circumstances, feelings, priorities and rights.

Commitment to Care

The post holder will be expected to ensure that patients needs, experience and safety comes first and to treat patients, carers, family members and colleagues with dignity and respect at all times.

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks (previously CRB checks)

The post holder must disclose all spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings. An up to date DBS check will be required and renewed as necessary

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A to C in Maths and English (or NVQ level 2)

Desirable

  • Qualified in phlebotomy
  • Qualified in management of chronic diseases (such as diabetes, asthma and COPD)

Experience

Essential

  • Experience 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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires 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 UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

The Practice@188

Address

188 Golders Green Road

Golders Green

London

NW11 9AY


Employer's website

https://www.thepracticeat188.nhs.uk/index.aspx?pr=E83027


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Morning Receptionist

National Health Service

Laleham Road, HC
1 day ago
Laleham Road, HC
1 day ago

Morning Receptionist

Shepperton Medical Practice

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking for a morning receptionist 08.00 - 13.30 to join our friendly reception team undertake a variety of duties to assist the doctors, nurses and healthcare assistants in looking after our patients.

Our practice looks after 13,000 patients and is very much at the heart of Shepperton. We are part of a primary care network which means we work closely with 3 other surgeries.

Main duties of the job

Your duties will include:

  • Answering telephones
  • Greeting patients
  • Arranging appointments
  • Assisting with general enquiries
  • Undertaking DOCMAN, EMIS and e-mail task
  • You will need to be comfortable using different packages of software on computers and trainig will be given in respect of the packages we use
  • You will need to be able to priorities and organise your workload
  • Good communication skills are necessary
  • Work well under pressure
  • Have an interest in multi-skilling

About us

Our clinical team is made up of 6 GP Partners, 5 Salaried GP's, 2 Registrars, 2 Pharmacists, 1 Physicians Associate, 1 Paramedic, 2 Nurses and 5 Healthcare Assistants.

We also have a reception and admin team and are working towards a multi-skilling approach.

Job description

Job responsibilities

KEY COMPETENCIES:

COMMUNICATION - You will be liaising with doctors, staff and patients.

IT An ability to understand and work with IT is required to manage the EMIS Medical System and Docman workflow. You will also use Microsoft Word and Excel spread sheets.

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS MANAGEMENT you will need to identify and report on problems that are deemed significant events. For instance, a message that wasnt actioned in a timely fashion that may have consequences to a patients health.

ORGANISATION You will need to be able to work as a team covering all elements of this job specification prioritising and switching between tasks. Working as part of a team you will need to provide holiday and sickness cover when necessary.

KEY DUTIES DESK RECEPTIONIST:

OPENING/CLOSING TASKS

  • Switch on/off reception computers
  • Keeping the kitchen and work areas tidy
  • Collect any Mail from the post box and the internal doctors box and distribute to the relevant parties
  • Check your e-mail and entries in the hand over diary since last shift at the start of your shift
  • Initial the message book as confirmation you have seen the entries in it
  • Check that the waiting room is tidy and fire exits free from clutter
  • Unlock/lock the main entrance doors
  • Open up the generic email address NWSCCG.Sheppertonmedicalpractice@nhs.net

GENERAL TASKS FOR RECEPTION STAFF

  • Book appointments and deal with requests from patients
  • Assist with patients checking in for appointments and direct them to the waiting room
  • When requested by the patient leave a message for the specified doctor to call back
  • Put all home visits on screen
  • Deal with patient requests/enquiries as they arise
  • Deal with any minor complaints which might arise, should you need to pass this on you should take a full description of the problem and investigate what happened before referring to the Head Receptionist
  • Give out test results in line with the doctors comments when requested to do so at the desk
  • Liaise with doctors, pharmacies, hospitals and other outside agencies and hospitals with regard to our patients care

Sort out any on-going queries from patients that need resolving before the next shift, leaving clear instructions for anything left over in the handover diary/book

The path lab samples should be collected daily, if not collected by 2pm advise Head Receptionist

Print off the lists of appointments for the following session in case of computer failure

Date all letters and blood tests before filing them for collection

Periodically sort through and identify any referral letters that have not been collected. Look on the patient journal to see it the patient has been seen. If this is the case, put an entry onto the journal stating letter not collected, code appropriately and destroy the letter. If the patient has not been seen, advise the doctor who wrote the referral letter

Periodically sort through the prescriptions for collection box for scripts not collected Enter not collected on the patients journal and destroy the prescription.

Organise ambulances when required to do so

Call patients and make appointments from the review list held on reception

Make sure Nurse and HCA appointments are full for the following week, advising Carrie when not so that she can prioritise which patients should be called

Deal with EMIS open access queries

Register new patients

Change address and phone numbers of patients

Monitor and deal with e-mails coming in to the generic e-mail address NWSCCG.Sheppertonmedicalpractice@nhs.net

Empty the doctors box in reception

Undertake the morning/afternoon tea run according to the rota

  • Answer the phone within 3 rings

Clear the daily Docman tasks

Clear the daily EMIS tasks

Clear the daily scanning

Open and sort the post

Process all paper requests for repeat medication

Check and process on-line scripts

Process all paper requests for repeat medication

Check and process on-line scripts

POST CLOSING TASKS

At the end of each day undertake a walk round of the premises to ensure that all windows and consulting room doors are shut, computers turned off, except those Doctors who access them from home. Turn off all lights except the corridor where a doctor is still working and advise those doctors still working that you are leaving.

GENERAL STATEMENTS PERTAINING TO ALL STAFF

To read the Staff Handbook, which outline our policies relating to your employment

Any overtime should be sanctioned prior to working and entered onto an overtime sheet

which needs to be given to the Practice Manager on or before the 20th of the month

To be aware of our evacuation procedures

To use discretion at all times, and be aware of your duties under the Data Protection Act. This is covered in your Confidentiality Agreement

To understand your responsibilities with regard to internet usage and social media in relation to your working at the surgery

To be available to cover colleagues sickness and holidays

To join in with the annual appraisal system and take forward any development and training identified from it

To attend the mandatory training sessions held through the year, these being:

Basic Life Support & Defibrillation

Information Governance

Health and Safety

To attend the monthly staff meetings dates to be advised by the Head Receptionist

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A to C in English and Maths
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English

Desirable

  • NVQ or similar in customer services

Experience

Essential

  • Have previously worked in a customer services environment
  • Polite and hardworking disposition
  • Good listening skills
  • Problem solving skills

Desirable

  • 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

Shepperton Medical Practice

Address

Shepperton Medical Practice

Shepperton Court Drive

Laleham Road, Shepperton

Middlesex

TW17 8EJ


Employer's website

http://www.sheppertonmedicalpractice.co.uk

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

7 days ago

Description

Healthcare Assistant

Brondesbury Medical Centre

The closing date is 25 February 2021

Job overview

Brondesbury Medical Centre is a large, diverse teaching practice based in Kilburn, North London. We are a friendly dynamic team and are passionate about training and development.

We are currently looking for someone to join our team to assist with the provision of nursing services to patients alongside our GPs and nursing team.

Main duties of the job

You will work closely with the nursing team offering a range of services to our patients some of which include:

PhlebotomyHealth PromotionImmunisationsHealth Checks

You will be willing to learn and develop and work as part of our great nursing team.

About us

We are a large, inner city PMS practice, with a team of 14 GPs, 2 practice nurses, 1 PA, 2 HCA's and a practice pharmacist.

We are a dynamic, friendly, well-organised practice team serving a vibrant and culturally diverse patient population in Camden.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: HCA/NURSING ASSISTANT/PHLEBOTOMIST

REPORTS TO: SENIOR NURSE Clinical

PRACTICE MANAGER Administrative

DEPUTY PRACTICE MANAGER - Administrative

HOURS: xx hours per week

Job Summary:

To assist with the provision of nursing services to patients attending the practice and assisting the nurses and GPs in the provision of general and specialist medical services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by senior nursing staff and GPs
  • Maintain and clean equipment used by the nurses and GPs according to the practice Infection Control Policy
  • Maintain GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients where appropriate who are being examined by a clinician
  • Recording heights, weights, blood pressure and other measurements of patients as required
  • Obtaining specimens e.g. urine, testing as instructed and completing appropriate laboratory forms
  • Carry out phlebotomy duties and prepare blood samples and forms for transporting to the appropriate laboratory
  • Carry out ECGs if required
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Health Promotion
  • Conduct new patient health checks
  • Answer telephone in treatment rooms, take, record and transmit messages
  • Undertake housekeeping duties including, general tidiness and cleanliness of treatment and GP rooms, preparation of laundry and linen for surgeries
  • Maintain accurate records, utilising IN & T where appropriate, ensuring the senior nurse on duty is advised of potential problems or errors within the range of assigned tasks
  • Prepare repeat medication for doctors to sign
  • Prepare and submit the smear recall request to the PCT
  • Chase up and record all the childrens immunisation status
  • Keep waiting areas and staff room tidy
  • Any other tasks allocated by managers

Duties and Responsibilities as a Phlebotomist:

Ensuring that the patient is as comfortable and relaxed as possible and confirming their agreement to the collection of a blood sample

Collection of sample(s) of blood in accordance with training and procedures

Ensuring samples are stored in appropriate containers

Accurate, legible labelling of all samples to confirm patient identity

Checking patient identification against GP/Nurse request and confirming with patient whenever possible

Recording collection of blood sample in patient record in accordance with practice procedure

Ensuring that samples are dispatched to the appropriate laboratories in a timely fashion.

Ensuring that anomalies are reported to a senior member of staff

Notifying the GP/Nurse of any significant patient issues

Liaising with and assisting members of the administrative team

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Reporting potential risks identified.

Equality and Diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional Development:

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A to C in English and Maths
  • Qualified in Phlebotomy

Desirable

  • Qualified in immunisations

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

Brondesbury Medical Centre

Address

279 Kilburn High Road

London

NW6 7JQ


Employer's website

https://www.brondesburymedicalcentre.co.uk/