Healthcare Assistant - Bath, Avon and Bristol

Circle Health Limited
Bath, UK
14 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Circle Bath Hospital, a leading healthcare provider in Somerset, has an opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join the Theatre Team.

We were founded in 2004 by a group of doctors and managers who believed in a fresh approach to healthcare. We wanted to create a culture of partnership where each staff member is empowered and feels able to make a real difference, where the best management ideas from other sectors to health were applied, and where patients come first above all else.

Role & Responsibilities:

As a Healthcare Assistant you will be supporting the clinical team in the following duties:
  • To prepare the operating theatre for surgery
  • Daily checking of medicine stocks within clinic rooms and main medicine cabinet
  • Chaperoning in clinics as needed
  • To ensure that patients are helped to retain their dignity and individuality.
  • To provide support and assistance to professionals when they are performing specific clinics, clinical treatments and investigative appropriate program's for patients
  • To communicate positively and tactfully with patients, their relatives, carers and visitors.
  • To assist and support patients as they move from one care setting to another, e.g. department to transport.
  • To assist with patients' basic care needs including maintaining personal hygiene, accessing and using toilet facilities if required.
  • To contribute to the movement and treatment of patients in order to minimise discomfort and pain and provide for rest.

Permanent 37.5 hours

Monday to Friday - 7.30am to 6.30pm, 7.30am to 7.30pm, 7.30am to 8.30pm

Weekends - On Call.

Person Specification:
  • Good communication skills written & verbal, with the ability to demonstrate fluency, clarity and effectiveness at all levels
  • Effective influencing skills with peer group.
  • Ability to learn new skills and follow procedures.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, instruct & direct others

Additional benefits of joining Circle Health:
  • 27 days' annual leave with additional days for long-term service
  • Cycle to work scheme: save money on a new bike and benefit from interest-free instalments
  • Private pension scheme helping your to live well in retirement
  • Health and wellbeing programme which includes free fruit, massages and fitness sessions
  • Employee assistance programme: get confidential support 24/7
  • Private medical insurance to help you get any treatment you need quickly
  • Non-contributory life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Perkbox for employee discounts at a range of retailers, restaurants and other services
  • Free Parking onsite
  • Free Uniform
  • Season ticket loan: get the benefit of an annual ticket and pay the cost over 12 months

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