We are pleased to offer a rare and exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Healthcare Assistant to join our growing team in Teignmouth!
We are a small friendly GP Practice with our main Surgery in Teignmouth, and a Branch Surgery in Shaldon. We have 4,350 patients, 5 GPs, 1 Practice Nurse and 3 HCAs who are supported by our strong Admin and Reception team.
The surgery is open Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 6pm. We are based in Teignmouth Town, within walking distance from the train station and bus stops.
You will be required to work at both Glendevon Medical Centre, Teignmouth and Riverside Surgery, Shaldon; as well as attend study days at the Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital, where you will learn clinical skills such as phlebotomy (blood taking), ECGs, wound care and a variety of other clinical tasks.
The sucessful candidate will deliver and assist clinical staff in the provision of treatment, preventative care, health promotion and patient education; whilst undertaking an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Clinical Healthcare Support (level of qualification dependent upon the individual).
Hours: 30 per week
Salary: £5/hr for the first 12 months, rising to minimum wage for the remainder of the Apprenticeship (8 months).
Responsible to: Practice Nurse, Operations & Practice Manager and Partners
Qualifications: General education to at least GCSE standard or equivalent.
Experience: Previous experience working in an NHS / Care setting would be advantageous. The successful candidate should be comfortable handling and processing specimens including blood, urine, faeces and sputum.
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To apply, email your CV to: Will Moyle, Operations Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
For further details or for an informal chat, contact Will Moyle, Operations Manager on 01626 770955