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Healthcare Assistant-Oncology

London – The Wellington Hospital
Full time
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Oncology Healthcare Assistant

Location: The Wellington Hospital – St Johns Wood, London 

Hours: Full time 37.5 (shifts: Long days, nights & Weekend rotation) 

Salary: £25,000-£28,340 (Inclusive of 9% shift allowance and dependent on skills & Experience) + benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)  


Great opportunity for Healthcare Assistant to join the Oncology team @ The Wellington Hospital 

As a Healthcare assistant working in the Oncology ward @ The Wellington Hospital, your responsibilities will include working under the supervision of the clinical team, to assist with nursing, medical and clerical duties in the provision of direct and indirect patient care and associated general duties ensuring an efficient service at all times 


Duties and responsibilities  

  • Assisting in the provision of care to patients so as to ensure their comfort/safety needs are identified, taking into consideration cultural, religious beliefs, respecting values and respecting those beliefs  

  • Reporting to nurses any problems arising out of conversations with patients, acting as the patient advocate at all times  

  • Report patient’s condition when required and record observations of temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate, urinalysis, BM stix, pulse oxymetry, weight and height.  

  • Preparing dressing/procedures under the direction of the clinical team and for which instruction has been given  

  • Assisting nursing and medical staff when required with different procedures with supervision and competency.  

  • Perform ad hoc duties/projects as directed  

  • Maintain up to date mandatory training and attend other training as relevant to the position  


Skills and experience  

  • Minimum NVQ level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care  

  • Good Clinical Skills in Phlebotomy   

  • Previous experience working in Cancer Care desirable 

  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English verbally and written 

About Us 

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care. 

The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care. 

The role is based in the 17 bed oncology and medical ward. There is a mixture of acutely unwell patients, chemotherapy patients and end of life patients. 


If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly. 

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