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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/06/2020.

Healthcare Assistant (6 months fixed term contract

Job Reference: J319-23HCA014

Diaverum UK Ltd
Dependent on experience

We have an exciting opportunity in our Colchester clinic for a healthcare assistant who wants to join Diaverum under a 6 months fixed term contract and make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order toincrease the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training,e-learningand access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.



• To support the nursing team and undertake dutiesas 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 participatein quality and service improvement programmes



• Must to educated to GCSE level or equivalent

•Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent andworking towards level 3

• 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



• Full Time- 37.5 hours per week

• Monday to Saturday, Shiftshours from 06.00 to23.30 (No Nights* or Sunday working)

• Competitive Salary

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

• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension

• Post subject toReferences, 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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