Current Vacancies

HCA/Nurse Associate - Box Surgery

Health Care Assistant/Nurse Associate

Reports to: Nurse Lead & Practice Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Health Care Assistant or Nurse Associate to join our friendly team working at Box Surgery. We are based over 2 sites, so the candidate must be able to travel.

Hours: Full time – Flexible hours

Salary: From £11.50 depending on experience

Essential Experience: Previously worked in a GP Practice or Community.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Patient health checks

ECG recording

Phlebotomy

Diabetic review including foot checks.

Blood pressure monitoring

B12/Influenza/Pneumonia/Shingles vaccination

Simple dressings including attending of local leg club.

Chaperoning duties

Processing and management of laboratory samples requested by GPs/nurses.

Vaccine/cold chain storage, monitoring and recording.

Clearing and re-stocking consulting rooms

Confidentiality

In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.

Health & Safety

The post-holder will implement and lead on a full range of promotion and management their own and others health and safety and infection control as defined in the practice Health & Safety policy, the practice Health & Safety manual, and the practice Infection Control policy and published procedures. Safe management of sharps procedures including training, use, storage, and disposal

Equality and diversity

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers, and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation.
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers, and colleagues.
  • Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/Professional development

The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment. Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the team’s performance.
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients’ needs.
  • Effectively manage own time, workload, and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the surgery with colleagues and patients alike.


Opening Date
27/02/2024
Closing Date
24/03/2024
Salary
From £11.50 depending on experience
Organisation
Box Surgery
Contact
Location
SN13 8NA