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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/07/2022.

Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

Job Reference: J196-A-22-2979

Dorking Healthcare Limited
Up to £21,500 pa FTE (pro-rata for part-time)

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing, forward thinking independent organisation providing NHS services. We are looking to recruit a talented Healthcare Assistant to our professional and friendly team. Full time and part time applications welcomed.

This role is responsible for providing clinical support to the Consultants and Medical Staff of DHC.

The successful applicant would cover a wide variety of clinic specialities, gaining experience in many areas. They will also hold nurse led clinics, such as conducting vision tests, taking blood pressures, applying holter cardiac monitoring devices and height and weight measurements.

Our regular hours of work could be between 0745 and 2145 Monday to Friday and Saturday 0800-1500. Saturday shifts are shared within the nursing team and it is likely that the successful candidate would be required to work 1 weekend in 4. The nursing team consists of 7 people, with a mixture of registered nurses and healthcare assistants.

We hold clinics across 3 locations and ability to drive and to have your own means of transportation would be highly desirable.

Skills required – attention to detail, computer literacy, ability to maintain confidentiality, confidence to speak up when acting as a chaperone, ability to communicate with a diverse range of people, ability to remain calm under pressure. Can do attitude and effective team worker.

Dorking Healthcare (DHC) is an organisation that provides a wide range of quality healthcare services in Surrey and Sussex. We are registered with the CQC (Care Quality Commission) and we are an accredited AQP (Any Qualified Provider). Our vision is to continually improve local services for patients by offering first-class care and shorter waiting times. As a dynamic and friendly organisation, we want our staff to enjoy working with us and fulfil their potential. In a recent survey, the majority of staff who responded told us they would recommend DHC as an employer.

The benefits we offer include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunities for training
  • Membership of the NHS pension scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year plus bank holidays
  • Some of our sites have free on-site parking (subject to availability)
  • Staff can join discount schemes for high street stores and on line e.g. blue light card
  • We aim to be an employer of choice and conduct annual staff satisfaction surveys

DHC actively encourage and promote diversity, ensure all voices are heard and included and are committed to equal opportunities for all.

If you would like to apply for the role, please complete the application form including a statement of how your skills, knowledge, qualifications and competences make you suitable for the role. If you would like to work part time, please clearly state how many days/hours you would like to work.

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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