Healthcare Assistant
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with registered Military Nurses and Clinicians
  • Assist in the delivery of clinical excellence to patients with varied medical needs
  • Be deployed worldwide on various operations or assisting with humanitarian aid
  • Explore fully funded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • Take on challenges, make new friends, try adventurous training and sport

    Training For The Role

    Step 1

    You'll start with your initial military training which will teach you how to be a soldier - this will cover everything from fieldcraft to how to handle a rifle.

    Your initial training will be at either Pirbright or Winchester and last for 14 weeks.

    Step 2

    Healthcare Assistants training takes places at Defence Medical Services (DMS) Whittington in Lichfield. The course is comprised of a variety of both academic and practical elements.

    you will be studying towards your Apprenticeship Level 3 in Clinical Healthcare Support.

    Entry Requirements

    Age : 17 years 6 months - 35 years 6 months Qualifications : GCSE Grade C / 4 and above English Language; and GCSE Grade G / 1 and above (Functional Skills Level 1) in Maths. Fitness :

  • Mid Thigh Pull 46kg
  • Medicine Ball Throw 2.9m
  • 2km run 11m 15s (11m 30s for Junior Entry)
  • More information about the fitness test

    Qualifications You Could Get After Training

    Healthcare Assistants will get Continued Professional Development (CPD) every year and get certificates in CPR. This will also provide a solid foundation for those who wish to progress and become a Registered Nurse.

    Rank Progression

    Learn about rank progression here.

    Pay and Benefits

    Earn £14,931 during training. When your initial training is finished, and you join your unit as a Private, your pay will rise to £21,148.

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