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Healthcare Assistant Ward


WhatJobs UK


Kent, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

HCA Surgical Ward | Private Hospital | Competitive Salary | Permanent | Full Time | Chatham

Spire Alexandra in Chatham have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Healthcare Assistant to join our Surgical Ward team on a Full-Time and permanent basis, working 37.5 hours per week. Shift patterns covering 24 hours a day, 7 days per week; including night shifts, early and late shifts plus weekends on a fair rota basis.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assisting the team in the provision of exemplary patient care
  • Contributing to the support and monitoring of patients
  • Identifying and reporting any significant changes that might affect the patient's health and well-being to the appropriate person
  • Assisting with the movement of patients in line with hospital policies

Who we're looking for

  • Previous experience of working as an HCA (or equivalent) in a clinical environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • NVQ Level 3 is desirable, but we can consider level 2
  • Experience in the following: ECGs, taking blood/blood pressures and patient observations


We offer employed colleagues a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

Our Values

We are extremely proud of our heritage in private healthcare and of our values as an organisation:

  • Driving clinical excellence
  • Doing the right thing
  • Caring is our passion
  • Keeping it simple
  • Delivering on our promises
  • Succeeding and celebrating together

Our people are our difference; it's their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Tim.Lincoln-

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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