Healthcare Assistant

NHS

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant | Breast Care Services | Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham | Part time 20 Hours per week

Spire Little Aston Hospital is looking for a Healthcare Assistant to assist the clinical nurse specialist team, under their supervision, in providing a high quality, comprehensive nursing service to all patients and users, ensuring a high standard of a patient care is maintained in a clean and safe environment within the breast care team.

Spire Little Aston Hospital is a leading private hospital in the Midlands, offering comprehensive hospital care to patients from Birmingham and the surrounding areas of the West Midlands and Staffordshire. The hospital has an exceptional reputation within a variety of specialties including Orthopaedics, Sports & Exercise Medicine, Cosmetics, Ophthalmic, Gynaecology, General Surgery & Physiotherapy

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertake routine tasks related to individual’s health and wellbeing.
  • Assist in the delivery of care to meet individuals’ health and wellbeing needs
  • Establish and maintain communication with people relating to a breast cancer diagnosis.
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the hospital and own department and to assist patients to maintain their own infection control needs
  • Supporting in a busy, fast paced clinic
  • Taking receipt of results and sensitive information
  • Co-ordinating the patient pathway with booking patients appointments
  • Maintaining Departmental Database

Who we're looking for:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Healthcare
  • Previous experience as a healthcare assistant in a clinic or hospital environment
  • Confident and empathetic manner A natural people person
  • Essential computer skills as part of the role is clerical

Benefits:

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Alishia Okereafor on [email protected] or 07850735207.

Spire Healthcare are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture for all. Our people are our difference, it’s their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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