Healthcare Assistant (part-time)

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
£ 0.0 - 0.0 Per year
Part time
Job level
Newly qualified
2 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020

Job Description

Working in partnership with Portsmouth NHS Trust, we have an exciting opportunity in our new renal unit Salisbury, for a healthcare assistant 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 duties as 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 participate in 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


Ref: 26HCA004

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