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Healthcare assistant-Surgical

Healthcare Assistant– Surgical Ward 

Location – The Wellington Hospital (NW8 9LE) 
This role is a 37.5 hours per week Monday – Sunday ( Shift rotation of Long days, nights & Weekends) 
The salary for this role is competitive dependent on experience + 9% shift allowance plus Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)  
We are currently recruiting for a Healthcare assistant in our General Surgical ward based @ The Wellington Hospital -London  

The unit provides care for pre and post-operative patients for a full range of specialities: plastics and breast surgeries, colo-rectal, gynaecology, bariatric, ENT, upper GI, gynaecology, urology, vascular & general surgery 
You will be responsible for providing assistance to clinical staff and will participate in the assessment of patient care needs and maintain the agreed standards of care under the supervision of the nursing team. You will carry out clinical observations and assist staff and patients to deliver high levels of patient care, demonstrating excellent customer care skills. 
Duties & Responsibilities 
Greet patients, visitors, consultants and staff in a professional and welcoming manner. 

Assist with patient care requirements under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Assess patient’s condition through basic measurements. 

Maintain stock control and careful use of equipment 

Ensuring patient comfort, dignity and privacy are maintained at all times and are specific to the patients’ needs. 

Chaperoning patients and required equipment as necessary for appointments and clinic. 

Ensure strict confidentiality is applied to all clients and staff, ensuring need to know basis is applied at all times. 

Communicate care to patients, their family and/or carers using appropriate language and rationale 

Assists the registered nurse with appropriate clinical documentation  

Reports any concerns to the trained nurse in charge of the patient 

Decontamination of instruments and clinical equipment 

Skills & Experience 
Phlebotomy – Desirable 

Previous Healthcare Assistant experience within a hospital setting is essential 

NVQ in Health and Social Care is desirable 

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. 

Healthcare assistant-Surgical


Published on 17 Mar 2023

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