Dialysis Assistant

Burnley, Lancashire, England
BB12 0TE
£ 17481.0 - 19423.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Newly qualified
8 Oct 2020
8 Nov 2020

Job Description

Job Reference: 05DA007

We have an exciting opportunity in our Burnley clinic for a dialysis 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 team in the clinic area and to provide care within agreed competencies as per instructed by a registered nurse

• Prepare, restore and maintain areas, equipment and clinical supplies in readiness for dialysis

• Conduct patient observations pre/post dialysis (blood pressure, weight)

• Prepare patients for dialysis – programme machines and connect patients to commence treatment as directed by qualified personnel

• Monitor throughout treatment – reporting changing , incidents and patient feedback to responsible nurse

• Follow dialysis, complete discontinuation procedures including wash back and removal of needles

• Assist with preparation of patient documentation as appropriate

• Comply with Company policies and procedures whilst observing statutory requirements –Health+Safety, CPR, manual handling, infection prevention

• Ensure ‘great care‘ is provided at all times


• Previous experience working in a care or healthcare environment

• 1+ years previous experience in a dialysis setting

• Qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team

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

• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English


• Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

• Monday to Saturday, Shifts hours from 06.00 to 23.30 (No Nights or Sunday working)

• Pay includes a competitive salary and Unsocial Payments.

Relocation allowance*

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

• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness/Gym Membership, Auto-Enrolment Company Pension

• Post subject to References, Identification, DBS and 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

Ref: 05DA007

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