Health Care Assistant (HCA)

Nimbuscare Ltd

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Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a number of HCAs to support the delivery of the various Nimbuscare Contracts, including;

Improving Access

NHS Health Checks

Flu Vaccinations

You will need to provide a high standard of care by attending to routine tasks such as taking bloods and applying wound care dressings.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to respond to different communication needs of patients. They will also work effectively as part of a team. High quality patient care should be at the forefront of your expertise.

These roles can be offered on a flexible basis (zero hours / contractual) to suit you.

Main duties of the job

Undertake wound care dressings and other clinical tasks as required

Carry out baseline observations such as pulse oximitery, blood pressure , temperature, pulse and record timings accurately

Trained and competent in blood taking

Ear care and syringing

Vaccinations flu

In accordance with NHS Health Checks, gather lifestyle data from patients , patient education and promotion of health wellbeing

Use appropriate Infection Prevention and Control procedures

About us

Nimbuscare is one of the largest at scale providers of primary care in the North of England, caring for more than 250,000 patients across our 11 Member GP Practices.

We work collaboratively across the York area delivering new, innovative and sustainable health care services.

As leaders in local care, our goal is to work together across the health and care system to improve the health, wellbeing and experience of our patients.

To learn more about Nimbuscare please visit our website at www.nimbuscare.co.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached Job Description.

We are seeking to appoint a number of HCAs to support the delivery of the various Nimbuscare Contracts, including;

Improving Access

NHS Health Checks

Flu Vaccinations

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE Mathematics and English grades 3 9 , A, B, C, D or equivalent qualifications

Desirable

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Qualified in Phlebotomy

Experience

Essential

  • Proven experience of working within a nursing or healthcare environment

Desirable

  • Experience of General Practice
  • Experience of working within an NHS HCA role.

Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the NHS

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Nimbuscare Ltd

Address

Oakdale Road

York

YO30 4XL


Employer's website

https://www.primarycareyork.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Gemma Wensley

gemma.wensley1@nhs.net

Date posted

25 October 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£15 an hour

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

B0260-21-5683

Job locations

Oakdale Road

York

YO30 4XL


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