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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/11/2021.

Healthcare Assistant (Surgical)

Job Reference: J223-A-21-2456

The London Clinic
£21,498 - £27,040

We have an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join our Nursing team based at our main Hospital site in Central London. We are also offering a competitive inclusive salary range of £21,498 - £27,040 per annum depending on experience.

As a rotational Healthcare Assistant, you will work across various surgical nursing units, including specialities such as; Urology, Neuroscience, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery, Gynaecology and Digestive Diseases (Gastroenterology).

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, with state-of-the-art facilities located on Harley Street. We have circa 1350 employees across 8 sites where we cover complex medical and surgical procedures and a comprehensive range of cancer and outpatient services.


Job Description

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will work under direct/indirect supervision of the nursing staff and Consultants to aid with overall day to day operations ensuring overall care and safety to the patient, visitors and staff.


  • Job Location: This role is located at our main hospital site in London, W1G 6BW (Close to Regents Park & Baker Street tube stations).
  • Job Type: This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week.
  • Shifts: Mixed Shift Rotation – 11.5 hour shifts, working Long Days, Nights, including Weekends.
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 33 day’s annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in delivering a high standard of holistic care to patients, recognising their individuality, and promoting privacy and dignity at all times
  • Preparing clinical rooms for procedures and assisting staff with administrative and clinical duties.
  • Pre-registering, registering and charging patients using Meditech, entering stats daily into computer system.
  • Perform, document and report clinical observations and report changes in patient’s condition to nurse in charge or Consultant. This may include temperature, manual blood pressure, pulse, respiration, oxygen saturation and blood glucose monitoring.


Skills & Experience

  • At least 12 months current experience working as a Healthcare Assistant in a surgical area within an acute UK hospital setting.
  • NVQ in Health Care Level 3 or Level 2 Health Care Certificate
  • Excellent interpersonal skills who is friendly, flexible and adaptable in your approach.
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • To be polite and pleasant with an appropriate professional demeanour and also able to cope with stressful and sensitive situations.


We are an organisation that has charitable status, and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes. Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of approx. 180 beds, an ICU unit and 10 operating theatres. The London Clinic has a supportive and warm working culture where your contribution is valued, and you can help us provide the best, personalised healthcare.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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