Health Care Assistant

  • Essex
  • Up to £22448 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Band 5

Posted January 11, 2023

Healthcare Assistant

Brentwood but travel to other sites also

Salary – £22,448

37.5 hrs per week

This is a great opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join our team to work in a clinical role which centres around Dermatology, Urology, Gynaecology.

Job Summary:

  • Assistance with overall day to day operation of the clinical & consulting outpatient’s rooms in multiple buildings ensuring overall care and safety to the patient, visitors, and staff
  • Preparing clinical rooms for procedures and assisting staff with administrative and clinical duties
  • Obtain urine specimen and perform routine urine analysis as required.
  • Carry out simple wound dressings and at times removal of sutures once deemed competent.
  • Prepare patient notes and ensure all results are updated before patients attend the clinic to see the consultants
  • Monitor stock levels and assist in topping up and ordering.

You Must

  • Have previous experience working in an outpatient area within an outpatient setting
  • NVQ in Care Level 3/4 or equivalent
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of risks to patients/public
  • Have a driving licences and access to a car
  • Ideally have Gynaecology, Urology or Dermatology experience or background


  • Pension/NHS
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible working
  • Outpatient settings, so no ward work or nights shifts
  • Enhanced rates for Sunday working
  • No Bank Holiday working
  • Travel allowance (excluding work to base/base to work mileage)

The service we deliver are over a seven day period, so if a Saturday or a Sunday is worked then a day off lieu is applied

We are unable to offer VISA Sponsorship on this position.

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