Dialysis Assistant

Posting date17 March 2021

Closing date16 April 2021

Salary£17,481- £18,064.09 plus allowances

LocationEastbourne, BN26 6JF

CompanyNHS Jobs

Job typePermanent

HoursFull Time


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Job Reference: 18DA002

We have an exciting opportunity in our Eastbourne clinic for a dialysis assistant whowants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. Working in partnership with the NHS, you will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures under the supervision of a registered nurse. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training,e-learningand access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.


• To support team in the clinic area and to provide care within agreed competencies as per instructed by a registered nurse

• Prepare, restore and maintain areas, equipment and clinical supplies in readiness for dialysis

• Conduct patient observations pre/post dialysis (blood pressure, weight)

• Prepare patients for dialysis – programme machines andconnect patients to commence treatment as directed by qualified personnel

• Monitor throughout treatment – reporting changing , incidents and patient feedback to responsible nurse

• Followdialysis, completediscontinuation procedures including wash back and removal of needles

• Assist with preparation of patient documentation as appropriate

• Comply with Company policies and procedures whilst observing statutory requirements –Health+Safety, CPR, manual handling, infection prevention

• Ensure‘great care‘ is provided at all times


• Previous experience working in a care or healthcare environment

• 1+ years previous experience in a dialysis setting

• Qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team

• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care

• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English


• Full Time- 37.5 hours per week

• Monday to Saturday, Shifts hours from 06.00 to23.30 (No Nights or Sunday working)

• Pay includes a competitive salary and Unsocial Payments.

Relocation allowance*

• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service

• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness/Gym Membership, Auto-Enrolment Company Pension

• Post subject toReferences, Identification, DBS and OH checks

* where applicable/dependent on clinic

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications

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