Healthcare Assistant (FTC 6 months)

Posting date27 March 2021

Closing date26 April 2021

Salary£17,004-£17,684.16 plus allowances

LocationEastbourne, BN26 6QH

CompanyNHS Jobs

Job typePermanent

HoursFull Time


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Job Reference: 18HCA011

We have an exciting opportunity in our Eastbourne clinic for a healthcare assistant - 6 months fixed term contract, who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.


• To support the nursing team and undertake dutiesas directed by a registered nurse

• To escort patients to and from the clinical area to the waiting areas or transport

• To serve patient drinks and snacks during treatment as required

• To undertake basic health checks with patients pre and post dialysis including weight and blood pressure

• To check and clean equipment following appropriate training

• To assist with patient documentation as appropriate

•To prepare, restore and maintain areas and equipment for clinical treatments, ensuring that supplies and machines are readily available.

• Act as an assigned member of staff for a group of patients ensuring‘great care‘ is provided at all times

• Proactively participatein quality and service improvement programmes


• Must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent

• Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health; Social Care or equivalent and working towards level 3

•Ideally previous experience in hospital and healthcare setting

• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team

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

• Excellent communication skills (oral + written) with fluency in English


• 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

• Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

• Monday to Saturday, Shiftshours from 06.30 to23.30 (No Nights* or Sunday working)

• Competitive Salary

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

• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension

• Relocation allowance *

• Post subject toReferences, Identification, DBS, 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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