Experienced Healthcare Assistant

The Quarter Jack Surgery, Wimborne

Closing date: Monday, 25 July 2022

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Experienced Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

Part-time permanent – around 28 hours (negotiable)

A busy 7-partner GP practice is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Healthcare Assistant to join our friendly team at our Surgery in Wimborne, Dorset. The Surgery has recently been rated as ‘Good’ by CQC and has high levels of patient satisfaction and QOF achievements.  The ideal candidate will be clinically skilled with general blood taking and NHS experience. We are specifically looking for an HCA with community / frailty / tracker experience.

Our dynamic practice currently looks after 15,000 patients. We have 10 GPs and a highly supportive team of Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Health Care Assistants, Phlebotomists, reception and administrative staff. The post holder will be a key team player in a patient-facing role with safety of our staff of utmost importance. The key elements of this role include:

  • Frailty work: eg diabetic checks, falls assessment visits,
  • Tracker nurse: eg dementia and carer support, preparing data for reports, care plans
  • Diabetic checks
  • Phlebotomy
  • Minor Ops support
  • ECG recording
  • Health Checks including Learning Disability Health Checks
  • Wound care
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Administering vaccinations and injections under PSDs / flu jabs / B12
  • Maintaining accurate records and patient confidentiality

We look forward to hearing from enthusiastic candidates who are looking to join our supportive team.  In return we will offer stability, training and development, and a pleasant working atmosphere. Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further information

Hours of work: Around 28 hours per week over Monday – Friday 0830-1730. Hours will include Fridays until 1730 or 1830

Benefits include: NHS pension, 30 days holiday (+ bank holidays), free parking, surgery events

Salary range: dependent on experience. Experienced HCAs will attract a higher salary.

Please see our Quarter Jack Surgery website for more information. Or contact Gemma Rymes, Lead Practice Nurse or Jane Burns, Practice Manager on 01202 843625 for further information

Closing date: **Early application advised as we may close advert early if suitable applicants found**

Last closing date 25 July 2022.

Interviews will be held at The Quarter Jack Surgery, Rodways Corner, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AP

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