Healthcare Assistant (Bank) - London

BMI Healthcare
London (Greater)
02 Dec 2017
04 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.BMI Healthcare’s Clementine Churchill Hopspital in London has a vacancy for a Healthcare Assistant to join their team of staff in the Consulting Rooms.This is a bank role working on an “as and when required” basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.The department is open Monday to Saturday a mixture of early and late shifts.Applicants should meet the following criteria:Care Certificate.NVQ Level 1 and/or be willing to work towards NVQ Level 2 (Healthcare specific) or equivalent.Willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 (Healthcare specific) or equivalent.Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.Experience within outpatient department.Duties of this role include: Support the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.Support the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients, demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care. Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.Salary & Benefits:BMI Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate.Interested?If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date. BMI, The Clementine Churchill Hospital is looking for Health Care Assistants to join their bank within consulting room. It’s a place where you can have a real impact on peoples’ lives all the while growing and developing your own future.We have 120 inpatient beds including an intensive care unit, general surgical ward, spinal/orthopaedic specialist ward and day surgery unit. In addition to 5 theatres, there is the Endoscopy Suite, Urgent Care Centre, Ambulatory Care Unit and Consulting Rooms.Consulting Rooms, is a very busy outpatients department sees on average 1600 patients per week. It has 24 rooms for consultation by around 300 consultants from all specialties as well as 2 treatment rooms, 1 plaster room and a phototherapy room. Registered nurses run a leg ulcer clinic, dressing clinic and phototherapy clinic which are nurse lead following referral from consultants.We are open Monday to Friday 07.30 – 22.00hrs and Saturday 07.30 – 14.00hrs and offer flexible shift patterns within these hours. We are closed Sundays and Bank Holidays. We deliver exceptional care to both Private and NHS patients working closely with local CCG’s to provide care through the Choose and Book scheme.@ The Clem, our nurses are ably supported by a group of specialist nurses including bariatric, breast care, tissue viability and Infection control.@ The Clem, we believe in investing in our staff. There are a variety of developmental opportunities through internal and external courses. This investment enables and equips us to lead the way in complex medical and surgical cases.@ The Clem, we work closely with our practice development nurse and local colleges/universities to support nurse’s training and development, as well as mentoring student nurses through their placement on site.@ The Clem, we offer the full time staff a competitive salary plus enhancements, pension scheme, subsidised gym membership, 25 days annual leave and a friendly working environment where you will be supported by the Senior Nursing Leadership Team and through the open door policy of Senior Management Team.@ The Clem, our nursing strategy is to provide the care that we would expect for ourselves and the 6C’s model, to ensure Care, Compassion, Competence, Commitment, Courage and Communication from our clinical staff is an integral part of our daily routine.