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Healthcare Assistant (Endoscopy) - Reading, Berkshire
Company Information Posted : 17-05-2018
Company :  Circle Health
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Job Type : Permanent - Fulltime
Duration : Permanent
Category : Health/Medicine
Recruiter Reference : 303793
URL for applications : Click to apply
Salary : 15491 - 17000 UKP per year
Job Status
Start Publishing : 17-05-2018
Stop Publishing : 14-06-2018
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Description Circle Health is a company that runs hospitals and health services in the UK. We were founded in 2004, and we are different to most healthcare organisations we build independent hospitals which pioneered five-star hospitality in the

Circle Reading Hospital (Private Healthcare Provider) is growing and we have an opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join the Endoscopy Team. 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.

Role & Responsibilities

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate healthcare assistant who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, be well organised and demonstrate the Circle credo.

Daily checking of medicine stocks within clinic rooms and main medicine cabinet
Chaperoning in clinics as needed
Doing patient observations as needed for clinics (with appropriate training if required)
Assisting in the TENs clinics for the pain service
To ensure that patients are helped to retain their dignity and individuality.
To provide support and assistance to professionals when they are performing specific therapies, clinical treatments and investigative programmes 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.

Person Specification

HCA Endoscopy Assistant Experience or carer experience
Good communication in written and oral skills in English
Flexible working in terms of hours.


Free Parking on site
Cycle schemes
Childcare Vouchers
27 Annual Leave with additional days after qualifying period (pro-rata for part timers)
Pension Scheme
Non-contributory Life Assurance
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

Preferred Skills
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