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Health Care Assistant - Theatre

Health Care Assistant - Theatre | Oaks Hospital | Full Time 37.5 Hours

We are looking for a new team member and have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Health Care Assistant to join and be part of our exciting journey of growth in our Theatre department.

Oaks Hospital is one of Essex's leading private hospital with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality private hospital treatments and services. The hospital opened on this site in 1994 and currently has 57 bedrooms including three twin-bedded rooms all with ensuite facilities to ensure complete privacy throughout your stay.

The Role
As a Health Care Assistant, you will experience working as part of a team alongside our Nurses and Consultants to deliver the best patient care.
Our ideal candidates will have a genuine compassion and care for individuals and are keen to develop their skills. Previous experience in care is desirable however not essential as full support and training will be offered. An NVQ level 2 or 3 in care would be advantageous. Attention to detail is key with the ability to stay calm and be practical in challenging situations.

What you'll bring with you

  • A Passion to deliver excellent patient centred care

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A caring nature

  • Able work as part of a team but also initiative to work independently

  • The ability to make decisions and use your initiative

  • A flexible and positive attitude

  • NVQ level 2 or 3


  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Attractive enhancement rates between 30% - 100% for evenings, weekends and bank holidays available to permanent and bank

  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 day's Bank Holiday

  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance

  • Free onsite parking and a subsidised staff restaurant

  • Access to our employee Ramsay Discount Programme

  • Wellbeing centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line

  • Access to the Ramsay Academy - We invest in our people by creating real development opportunities and career pathways supported by structured learning curriculums

About us

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years' experience. We are a global provider operating in 11 countries with 77,000 staff who treat 8 million patients each year. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England. We are well known for our strong, long-standing relationship with the NHS.

We love people with a positive, "can do" attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

We are able to support training and development to our employees, to deliver a high standard of clinical care whilst ensuring patient safety, dignity and confidentiality. We are a progressive and caring facility and support the Ramsay vision "People caring for People". We know our people are our greatest asset, our business is growing and we would like you to join us. "The Ramsay Way" culture recognises that people - staff and doctors - are Ramsay Health Care's most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.
We are proud of our 'Speak Up for Safety' programme and ensure that the patient is at the heart of everything we do. Join us and have more 'Time to Care'.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
Please be advised that we reserve the right to close our advertisements prior to the announced closing date to ensure a quality recruitment process.​​​​​​​

Health Care Assistant - Theatre

Colchester, Essex
no work experience required
High school

Published on 6 Sep 2023

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