Bank Healthcare Assistant - Brighton
Care UK Health Care
Brighton, England
11d ago

About the Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic Healthcare Assistant (HCA) to join our new service, within General Practice and based in Brighton, working alongside the nursing team.

Care UK is building on its extensive experience in Primary Care. We are currently designing and making plans to deliver a new model of care for general practice.

Working with a leading Pharmacy Partner, the model aims to provide an enhanced general practice service to NHS patients through the use of technology, remote care and local clinical services delivered from our Pharmacy Partner sites.

This new way of delivering general practice services in the UK will utilise Care UK’s extensive clinical contact centre capability as well as optimising patient experience and service quality through use of a comprehensive online capability.

The job will involve :

  • Working collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of the patients
  • Conducting new patient health checks
  • Taking blood pressure readings & blood samples and recording the information within the patients records.
  • Wound Care - dressing management and suture removal
  • About Care UK

    Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-

    of-hours, prison health services and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.

    Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, single point of access and referral management.

    We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.

    We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice.

    We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.

    If you would like more information, please visit our website :

    Essential :

  • Previous experience with ECG's and Blood Pressure monitoring
  • Previous experience doing New Patient & NHS Health Checks
  • Previous experience giving dietary & alcohol advice
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or other HCA Qualification
  • Have excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience within a Primary Care setting
  • Desirable :

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Experience with EMISWeb
  • Management of QOF domains & Enhanced Service Schemes
  • Experienced in phlebotomy
  • Smoking cessation
  • Experience in assisting with minor surgery procedures
  • Salary & Benefits

    We have bank jobs available, meaning we can offer you flexible work to fit around your lifestyle.

    The service is open 8am - 8pm 7 days per week, so we are looking for applicants who can be flexible to work between these times.

    We can offer you :

  • Up to £9.74 per hour
  • Regional / national opportunities
  • Free online and face-to-face training
  • Childcare vouchers and online discounts
  • Application Process

    Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted by Ben or Daniel who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email.

    If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.

    Additional Information

    If you would like to talk to one of our friendly recruiters for further information or a full, comprehensive job description, please contact Ben Averill, / 07435 974918

    Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

    Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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