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Healthcare Assistants

Working as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA) is an excellent route for starting out in healthcare. Our nursing agency has a range of HCA jobs in cities such as London, Manchester, Reading and Southampton. High rates of pay are available.

HCA Jobs at Southampton General

About Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) are an essential part of patient care

Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) assist nurses with looking after patients. Typical duties include washing and feeding, changing beds and taking patients's weight and temperature. If you are interested in working as an HCA, please review the guidelines below before registering with us:

  • 6 months relevant clinical experience
  • NVQ Health and Social Care levels 1 and 2 preferred, but not essential
  • From April 1st 2015, all new HCAs in the UK will be required to complete the Care Certificate, irrespective of whether they work in the public or private sector
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Confidentiality skills are a must
  • Willing to work unsociable hours, including weekends
  • Excellent team player

HCAs work in a variety of settings, including:

  • GP surgeries
  • Residential homes
  • Hospitals

Working as a HCA can be incredibly rewarding. It is a great way to gain healthcare experience and further your career.

Healthcare Assistant - Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

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Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) work alongside nurses across a range of wards at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.

Duties include serving meals, changing linen, making beds and monitoring patients' condition (checking weight, pulse and respi...

Healthcare Assistant - Birmingham South Central CCG

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Healthcare Assistant vacancies available in Birmingham South Central CCG

Healthcare Assistant - Gosport Memorial Hospital

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Healthcare assistants at Gosport Memorial Hospital work alongside nurses to provide the highest level of possible care to patients in the inpatient wards. Duties often include serving meals, feeding and washing patients, changing and making beds, and...

Healthcare Assistant - Kingston Hospital

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Healthcare Assistant vacancies available in Kingston Hospital

Healthcare Assistant - Lymington New Forest Hospital

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Healthcare assistants (HCAs) work alongside nurses at Lymington New Forest Hospital, helping patients in the inpatient and recovery wards. Typical HCA duties include changing beds, feeding and washing, and monitoring patient's conditions. ...

Healthcare Assistant - Moseley Hall Hospital

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Healthcare Assistants at Birmingham's Moseley Hall Hospital work alongside nurses on a range of wards. Duties often include serving meals, washing patients, making beds, changing bed linen and monitoring patients' conditions (weight, pulse and respir...

Healthcare Assistant - Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

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Healthcare Assistant vacancies available in Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Healthcare Assistant - University Hospital North Durham

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Healthcare Assistant vacancies available in University Hospital North Durham

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