Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00010147-1
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Diaverum
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £18.53 to £19.27
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you passionate about enhancing the quality of life for renal dialysis patients?

We have an exciting opportunity in our Salisbury clinic for a Healthcare Assistant who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, you will be expected to support the nursing team by undertaking a range of duties. Duties can include but are not limited to maintaining clean equipment following appropriate training, preparing supplies and packs for treatment, undertaking health checks with patients pre and post dialysis, escorting patients to the clinical and waiting areas and serve refreshments during treatments.

Healthcare Assistant Requirements:

Must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent
Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health; Social Care or equivalent (preferably working towards level 3)
Ideally previous experience in hospital and healthcare setting
Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team
Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care
Excellent communication skills (oral + written) with fluency in English

What We Offer:

Overtime paid at enhanced rate after completing full-time hours (150 hours every 4 weeks)
A focus on internal development and career progression with opportunities to undertake relevant study
35 Days Holiday (inclusive of 8 days bank holiday) increasing with service
Christmas and New Years Day off
Correctly fitted and tested PPE
Free Uniform (*3), Tea & Coffee, Flu Vaccine and Christmas Meal
Life Assurance, Employee benefit scheme via Perkbox, Stakeholder Company Pension
Referral scheme paying up to £1,000
Visa sponsorship

Please note that for this role you must be able to work clinically in a renal setting.

About Us:

Diaverum’s mission is to improve the quality of life for renal patients and we achieve through our values of being competent, passionate and inspiring.

Being one of the world’s leading renal care providers, Diaverum offers a holistic approach, from preventive and early stage renal care to all renal replacement therapies. Diaverum currently operates 26 kidney treatment centres in the UK. We work in close cooperation with NHS Main Renal Units, and deliver dialysis and associated renal services from our network of facilities across the country. As the leading independent renal service provider in the UK, we are fully focussed on patient care, and our objectives are closely aligned with our NHS partners. We focus solely on caring for the individual needs of our patients and take pride in being an equal opportunities employer to achieve this.


Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 per week. Monday to Saturday, Shifts hours between 7am to 7pm. No nights or Sundays.
Salary: £18,525 - £19,266 per annum plus allowances and competitive benefits

You may have experience of the following: Care Assistant, Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Community Support Worker, School Nurse, Healthcare, Nursing, etc.

Ref: 134 977