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Job Opportunities

We are currently recruiting for the following position/s.

1. Healthcare Assistant (Full time - job share considered)

We are looking for a full time experienced Healthcare Assistant to join our friendly, supportive team. Ideally you will have Primary Care experience and be able to hit the ground running, though training can be provided if required. You will be highly motivated to provide excellent patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team and be diligent and reliable. In return we offer a friendly and supportive work environment where each individual is valued for their contribution to patient care.

Salary will be commensurate with experience

Job description

Practice Profile

Application Form

For an informal chat or to visit the Practice, please contact Sarah Wilson, Practice Manager on 01202 593444

Please apply with CV and application form to sarah.wilson@dorset.nhs.uk and ensure that you include a contact telephone number and email address.

Closing date 9am Monday May 21st 2018, with interviews to be held during the evening of Thursday May 24th 2018

Key Job Responsibilities

To assist medical personnel in the care of practice patients to include treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education. The post will also include some administrative duties including the ordering of clinical supplies. Working within clinical competencies, job responsibilities can include the following: 

  • Phlebotomy
  • Blood Pressure monitoring and ambulatory monitoring
  • Urinalysis
  • ECG’s
  • Dressings (working to strict protocols)
  • Stitch removal
  • Vaccinations and Injections under Patient Specific Direction
  • Completion of Doppler assessments
  • Spirometry
  • Ear syringing
  • Provide lifestyle advice to patients making any necessary referrals within the Practice
  • Weight monitoring
  • Health checks
  • Assisting with minor surgical and contraceptive procedures
  • Ensure specimens are labelled and bagged ready for collection with the necessary paperwork completed
  • Ensure sharps bins are ready for collection
  • Restocking/maintenance of equipment
  • Restocking of clinical areas and consulting rooms
  • Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the practice team
  • Ordering vaccines and medical sundries
  • To complete a monthly stock take of all drugs held on practice premises, to include prescription reconciliation for PPA claims



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