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Theatre Healthcare Assistant - Cheltenham

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Industry: Health
Salary: £15352 - £17911 per annum Contact: Rebekah McLaughlin
Posted: almost 2 years ago Contact Email: rmclaughlin@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Health is one of the UK's progressive and leading providers of permanent bespoke tailored recruitment solutions to the Healthcare sector.We are currently looking to recruit a Theatre Health Care Assistant on behalf of our client a UK leading healthcare social enterprise with over 15 years experience in the industry.

As a Health Care Assistant you will support the team in our Theatres in providing care for patients undergoing major and minor surgeries. You must be a motivated person who enjoys a fast pace, be able to demonstrate good communication skills (both written and verbal) and show initiative in a challenging and interesting environment.

Your Responsibilities will be:

  • To assist in the provision of quality planned care for patients during their per-operative phase of care.
  • Work under the supervision of a Registered Practitioner and within the limits of training and assessed competencies.
  • Assist in the delivery of patient care Contribute to quality improvement
  • Apply legislation, policies and procedures correctly
  • Willing to be in operating theatre areas during surgery
  • Calm and reassuring
  • Health and safety aware
  • Able to follow procedures
  • Part of a team but responsible for their own work

Person Specification:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is essential
  • Previous experience in a theatre environment would be preferred.
  • You will need a flexible approach to both duties and hours
  • A basic standard of general education with proven literacy and numeracy
  • Great organisational skills, communication skills and good team working skills

In return you will be offered the following:

  • Salary ranging from £15,352 - £17,991 per annum dependant on experience
  • Continuing professional and career development
  • Generous holiday and leave arrangements
  • Flexible pension options
  • Life assurance and healthcare schemes
  • Free Gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee assistance programme for professional advice and counselling - legal, financial, etc.
  • Employee discounts on a wide range of products or services

If you would like to be considered for this position please apply below or email your CV to rmclaughlin@meridianbs.co.uk alternatively you can call Rebekah on 0151 556 2090 to discuss further.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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