Healthcare Assistant - Band 2

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

We are currently seeking two experienced and motivated band 2 Health Care Assistant to join our pre-operative assessment team. Our service ensures patients are assessed prior to their planned operations. The post is based inCheltenham General hospital however you may be required to work in the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital clinic at times.

The post requires the ability to work under pressure and specifically involves the taking and recording of patient observations, height and weight, glucose and haemacue, performing ECG’s and Phlebotomy, in our nurse led clinics. We also work alongside the anaesthetists and specialist nursing teams.  You will also need to prep clinic notes and follow up some investigations under the guidance of the registered nurses.

You should ideally have previous ward / caring experience and must have excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and the ability to work on your own initiative. Good IT skills are required and knowledge of the Trak computer system is desirable. Transferrable skills preferred, however any required training will be given.

Informal visits are strongly encouraged; to organise an informal visit or further information, please contact:

Sister Jo Holliday or Sister Samantha Perrott on

Hours:        1 full time post per week

                   1 Part time post 22.5 hours

Reference: 40884555

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