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Theatre Healthcare Assistant - Cheltenham

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Industry: Health
Salary: £15352 - £17911 per annum Contact: Rebekah McLaughlin
Posted: about 1 year ago Contact Email:

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 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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