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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/10/2019.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: J180-A-19-331880

Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Woodgrange Medical Practice

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


A Centre of Excellence providing high quality care in partnership with you

40 Woodgrange Road, London, E7 0QH

We are an award winning, expanding, progressive and well-organised teaching and training surgery


Required for GP Practice in Forest Gate with a ‘CQC Outstanding’ rating

Salary depending on experience

Closing date: 30.10.19

We are a busy practice in Forest Gate, London E7. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Healthcare Assistant with previous experience in primary care.

You will be a valued member of a primary care team of 14 Doctors, 4 Practice Nurses and 1 HCA’s.

The HCA role involves:

  • Undertakes agreed procedures to include, venepuncture,
  • Peak flow spirometry, BP checks, height, weight, BMI, urinalysis, and new patient health checks
  • Assisting in minor surgery and supporting patients who are anxious or distressed
  • ECG, Phlebotomy, London Underground medicals, stock check, screening such as Chlamydia and TB, Rapid immunisations
  • Participates in chronic disease management programmes e.g. basic review diabetic, CHD, asthma and other relevant clinics.

For further information please see Job description and spec.

We will provide you with:

* Flexible working

* Regular in-house educational sessions

* Excellent support from our team

* Modern air-conditioned premises with excellent transport links

Essential requirements:

Proven track record and experience

To apply, please visit


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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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