Healthcare Assistant (GP Surgery)

The Hart Surgery


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Job summary

Healthcare Assistants are a vital and very valued part of The Hart Surgery clinical team, working closely with nurses and doctors to provide first class patient care.

Due to a retirement we are looking for an experienced healthcare assistant/phlebotomist to work approximately 2 days (or 4 half days a week)

Main duties of the job

Experience of phlebotomy is essential as you need to be able to get up and running with that straight away.

Everything else we can provide training for. This includes taking measurements such as BP, oximetry weight, using equipment such as 24 hr blood pressure monitors, ECG, audiograms and giving health checks and foot checks to our patients with diabetes.

Our healthcare assistants are also responsible for the management of samples, clinical waste and restocking our GP rooms.

See full job description for more detail.

About us

The Hart Surgery is a wonderful, friendly GP practice in the heart of Henley-on-Thames. We pride ourselves in taking care of each other and our patients as well as giving first class clinical care to our patients.

We try to be flexible where we can, so if you think you might be interested in this job or have any questions, please do get in touch.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full job description available in word format on request.

Job Summary

To support the practice GPs and nurses in the delivery of patient care at The Hart Surgery, Henley-on-Thames. You will work as part of a team to deliver the provision of treatment, preventative care, health promotion and patient education.

You would be expected to carry out the following:

Experience of taking blood is essential - everything else we can provide training for

  • Phlebotomy
  • Baseline Observations
  • 24 hr blood pressure monitoring
  • Vaccinations (flu and pneumococcal)
  • ECGs
  • Audiograms
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Mental Health Physical Checks
  • Diabetes Year of Care Checks
  • New Patient Checks
  • Chaperone service
  • Stocking of GP rooms
  • Management of samples
  • Clinical Waste
  • Assist with minor Surgery (optional)

Person Specification

Personal Qualities


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good team player
  • Able to work under pressure / in stressful situations
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Flexible and cooperative attidude
  • Highly motivated
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations


  • Have the flexibility to offer holiday cover to colleagues



  • Experience in phlebotomy


  • Experience of working in a GP practice or primary care



  • Healthcare qualification (level 3 or 4) or working towards

Employer details

Employer name

The Hart Surgery


York Road




Employer's website

For help with your application, contact:

Sarah Moberly


Date posted

22 April 2021

Pay scheme



£10 to £11 an hour



Working pattern

Part-time, Job share

Reference number


Job locations

York Road




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