Health Care Assistant - #35154

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: London
Salary: £27,129 - £28,649 per year
Contract type: Full time
To support the Contraception and Sexual Health & Community Gynaecology team in delivering a comprehensive service to the local population. The post holder will work under the direction of the lead nurse but contribute to the provision of care by working independently within the asymptomatic screening clinic; CASH walk in clinic and provide chaperoning within the Community Gynaecology clinics.. The post holder will deal with the public and demonstrate good customer relations on behalf of the trust. The post will be required to work at main base and at various community sites.

A major component of this post is within the clinical setting, assisting with the patient’s journey through the clinic, working both independently and as a team member. The post holder has a responsibility to support, promote or develop a culture, which promotes equality & diversity. Prepare, maintain and clear clinical areas as required ensuring these are kept clean and tidy at all times. Be responsible for the day to day management of surgical instruments/supplies equipment. Restock and monitor supplies and equipment on a daily basis, ensuring these are rotated regularly and do not expire. They will inform the nurses when stock is low for re-order. Maintain clinical equipment and environment in good state of repair, reporting faults/defects immediately to the appropriate senior member of the team.

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children’s centres, schools and people’s homes.

We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We’re Kind
  • We’re Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care
The post holder will work closely alongside the multi-disciplinary team ensuring high quality care delivery as well as maintaining a safe, clean and well stocked environment.

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