Healthcare Assistant

Location London, Greater London, England
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££21,000 - £23,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email: j.macklin@t2healthcare.com
Published: 10 days ago

​Are you a Healthcare Assistant looking for progression?

If so, our client is recruiting for a Healthcare Assistant to join their State-of-the-art Hospital in Central London, who specialise in over 100 specialties. They are looking for a Healthcare Assistant, to join their team who can.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the patient admission process.

  • Post-operative dressings (following competency).

  • Monitoring the post-operative patient.

  • Chaperoning patients as required.

  • Ensuring all charges are recorded and processed accurately and in a timely way.

  • Support minor procedures i.e., ENT, dermatology, and podiatry.

  • Maintaining patient rooms and stock in clinical areas ensure these are organized and welcoming to consultants, patients, and visitors.

  • Promote effective communication within the hospital.

  • Adhere to the hospital / clinic and nursing policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings.

  • Contribute to the achievement of the hospital budget by promoting the cost-effective utilisation of resources.

  • Report to the lead nurse any queries or concerns.

  • Support colleagues and work co-operatively to promote good team morale.

  • Respond appropriately to telephone calls.

  • Be able to initiate clinic emergency policies and procedures.

  • Participate in personal development and appraisal system.

  • Become competent in the use of the in-house computer system.

  • Show initiative and work as a team.

  • Take a lead on problem solving when required.

Requirements:

  • NVQ level 2 or 3 or committed to working towards an NVQ award.

  • Presently working in an acute hospital environment.

  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Understanding of customer care.

  • IT skills.

  • 1 – 2 years minimum experience in a healthcare or “caring” environment, within private healthcare would be an advantage.

  • Have Basic Life Support training.

Benefits:

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Life Assurance.

  • Good value restaurant.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Season ticket loan.

  • Employee discount at their health facilities.

  • Annual leave.

  • Annual summer and Christmas parties.

  • Career development.

  • Refer a friend scheme.

The Clinic is in walking distance of; Baker Street, Regent’s Park, Great Portland Street and Bond Street and is surrounded by a variety of shops and restaurants.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply and we will do the rest!