Health Care Assistant

Vacancy – Health Care Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Health Care Assistant to join the team at Tetbury Hospital on a permanent, part time basis – 20 hours per week.

The Organisation
Tetbury Hospital is an Independent Charitable Trust and on behalf of the local community, provides NHS and some private health care. The Trust offers interesting opportunities for professional and personal development in the friendly environment of a small but exceptionally well-equipped hospital in the heart of the Cotswolds. We are a growing business and everything we do is about putting people first, whether that be delivering exceptional care and support for our patients or providing growth and development opportunities for our team.  

The Opportunity
The post holder’s prime responsibility is to assist in helping care for patients who attend the day surgical unit or outpatient services. The post holder would work under the supervision/guidance of a clinical lead, who will be either a registered nurse or a registered ODP. 

The post holder will be an ambassador for the Trust, delivering care in an efficient, patient focused and professional way.

Tetbury Hospital has a generic outpatient department, which delivers services across seventeen different medical and surgical specialities. The clinics are consultant led, and the HCA are required to work across these specialities.

The Ideal Candidate 
The ideal candidate for this role will have: 

• Excellent communication skills 
• A caring nature 
• Ability to work as part of a team but also initiative to work independently 
• Passionate to deliver excellent care in a rewarding and what can be emotionally challenging environment 
• Flexible and positive attitude 

Previous experience in OPD: Phlebotomy: ECG and Minor Ops skills would be preferred

The Package
We can offer flexible hours up to 20.00 hours per week, with an hourly pay rate of between £9.03 - £9.73 P/ hr. This role is a Grade 0 (NHS Band 2 equivalent). The Hospital offers staff benefits which include pension scheme (continuation in the NHS pension is possible subject to pension rules) and a starting full-time holiday entitlement of 25 days holiday (plus Bank holidays). Tetbury Hospital is keen to support professional development and offers a supportive friendly working environment in a unique setting.  

The Next Steps

To find out more about Tetbury Hospital Trust please visit our website

To find out more about this vacancy please contact Sara Finneran RN, Outpatient Department Manager

telephone number: 01666 502336

To apply for this position please contact for a copy of the job description and an application form.

The closing date for this role is 5pm on 18th January 2021 but the role may close early if a good response is received, therefore early application is encouraged.

Additional information

As part of this role you will be required to complete mandatory training.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

The Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment and is a mindful Employer. The Trust is committed to improving the working lives of its staff and may have flexible working options available.

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