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Healthcare Assistant - Part Time


Fresenius Medical Care


Taunton, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Part Time Healthcare Assistant 

Do you have the passion to maintain high standards of care? The methodical approach to follow strict procedures? The dedication to help and support a team of colleagues?

We are seeking a pro-active individual, ideally from a healthcare background and preferably with an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care to join our clinic as a Healthcare Assistant in Taunton.

What can we offer you?

Here at Fresenius Medical Care we provide excellent and continuous Training and Development throughout your career. 

We offer a competitive salary UPTO £21,580.68 (pro rata) - Progression through the pay scale will be underpinned by a Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) for each role, allowing employees greater career development potential, aligned to in-house training programmes. 

Alongside this we offer a wealth of other fantastic benefits listed below:

- No Sunday or Night Shift Working

- Unsocial Hours Payments

- Company Pension Scheme and Life Assurance

- 33 Days Holiday (inclusive of 8 days bank holiday) increasing with service

- Christmas Day and New Year’s Day off

- Overtime (time and a half after completing full-time hours – 150 hours every 4 weeks)

- Paid Breaks

- Free Parking, Uniform, Tea & Coffee, Flu Vaccine and Christmas Meal

- Health Shield – Company paid Health Cash Plan

- Long Service Vouchers 

- Sick Pay

- Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Sponsorship for training where applicable for career development
  • bhsf RISE - our Health and Wellbeing hub with 24/7 access to GP’s and Counsellors
  • Blue Light Card -  discounts online and in-store. 
  •  iChoose – Employee saving scheme with great discounts including phone contracts   
  • What does the role involve?

    Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will prepare, restore and maintain areas and equipment for clinical treatments and investigations, as well as generally ensuring that the treatment environment is safe for patients, relatives and visitors.

    This is an active role which involves extensive walking between patients throughout the clinic and some lifting responsibilities. However, we will provide regular training and guidance, so that you can develop your knowledge of company practice, procedures and quality management. Computer skills are essential, with good interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with the team.

    This is a part time role of 23 hours a week. Current days are working various shifts Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6.30am to 11.30pm and Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 6.30am to 6.00pm.

    Who is Fresenius Medical Care?

    We are the leading provider of dialysis services to the NHS, operating 52 partnership dialysis units that together provide regular dialysis treatment to over 3,800 NHS patients in the UK . We are part of a global company treating over 344,000 patients worldwide across over 4,000 clinics

    We also operate 44 production sites on all continents to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialysers and related disposables. 1 in every 2 of all dialysis machines used around the globe are manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care and we are the 3rd largest medical devices company in  the world.

    For more information please visit Fresenius Medical Care’s provider website: 

    We are a growing and ambitious company who invests in talent and creates an environment where you can grow too. Come on our journey with us, see your skills develop and be rewarded for the exceptional care you give!

    Healthcare Assistant posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure

    Fresenius Medical Care is an Equal Opportunities employer

    Job attachments

    Career with a purposeWe offer an opportunity to create and deliver treatments that save and change lives for the better. We’ll support your ongoing development. And you’ll be part of a dedicated team of people who inspire each other to create the best possible healthcare outcomes each and every day. Inclusion and diversityJoining Fresenius Medical Care means becoming part of a team that values diversity. We embrace the wealth of different backgrounds, cultures, experiences and opinions that make up our workforce and strive to create an inclusive atmosphere in which all our employees feel valued. StabilityDeveloping innovative products and continuously improving our renal therapies made us the clear market leader in the production of hemodialysis machines, with sustainable, profitable growth . This position provides our 125000 employees with the stability and security they need to help improve the lives of our patients. Learning and developmentWe offer participation in programs at world-class business schools, leadership development, regular training for our nurses, health care professionals and manufacturing staff and digital access to high-quality educational content for all employees worldwide 24/7. Local benefitsOur employees enjoy both local and global opportunities for growth and personal fulfilment. We offer local benefits designed to suit the requirements of the respective country and place of work to create ideal conditions everywhere. Work-life balanceWe want to empower people to deliver better care. Therefore, we promote a better work-life balance through flexible working hours, part-time models, the possibility to work from home, and more.

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