Healthcare Assistant- Ophthalmology - Part time - Reading, Berkshire

08 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Healthcare Assistant- Ophthalmology – 37.5 Hours/Permanent

Circle Reading Hospital (Private Healthcare Provider) is growing and we have an opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join the Ophthalmology OutpatientsTeam. We opened in 2012, Circle Reading has 30 inpatient beds, 20 day case beds and 15 consultation rooms for outpatient appointments. This state of the art building has 5 theatres, equipped with the latest technologies and an extensive physiotherapy department. Circle Reading developed the look and feel of care first tried in Bath and sees approximately 4,500 patients each month and around 600 of these are day case patients.

Our private hospitals offer a range of specialities, including orthopaedic, ENT, general surgery, gynaecological, gastrointestinal, neurospinal surgery and more, supported by diagnostic services.

Role & Responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate individual who can work flexibly as part of a very busy Ophthalmology Outpatients Nursing team. You will require excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn ophthalmic procedures and be able to support the Registered Nurses and the Ophthalmology Consultants

Person Specification:

Flexible and adaptable in approach to work

Willingness to learn new skills

Effective and appropriate communication with all levels of staff, patients and their relatives


  • Free Parking on site
  • Enhanced Pay rates for unsociable hours for weekends and evenings
  • Cycle schemes
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • 27 days annual leave with additional days after qualifying period (pro-rata for part timers)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health and Well Being programme which includes free fruit, massages and fitness sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted food from the Atrium Café
  • Private Medical Insurance after qualifying period
  • Non-contributory Life Assurance
  • Perkbox
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