Feltwell Surgery
Advertising Salary
Clinical Support
Careers Site Advertising End Date
15 Jun 2023
About the Role

Feltwell Surgery has a fantastic opportunity for a healthcare assistant to join the practice, to support the nursing team, on a part-time basis, for 2-3 days per week.

Working under the direct supervision of the senior practice nurse, and strictly in accordance with specific practice guidelines and protocols, you will assist the clinical team in the provision and delivery of prescribed programmes of patient care.
The healthcare assistant will be able to apply their clinical skills and knowledge to carry out high quality practice within designated clinical areas such as:
  • wound care, venepuncture, phlebotomy checks and administering of medicines and vaccines;
  • new patient health checks;
  • re-stocking and stock rotation of surgical equipment and vaccines; 
  • clearing and re-stocking consulting rooms;
  • preparing and maintaining environments and equipment before, during and after patient care interventions including assisting GPs during the performance of minor operations;
  • providing valuable health promotion and education for service users, their families and carers;
The role will offer you the opportunity to build on your experience, skills and competence, requiring you to work effectively within a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
About the Candidate
If you are a qualified and experienced healthcare assistant looking for a fresh and exciting challenge, we would love to hear from you. You will have the following skills and qualifications:
  • Confidence and competence in all HCA duties required for the post;
  • Experience within primary care or another healthcare setting;
  • Excellent patient-facing communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Consistently confidential manner, as well as a compassionate and respectful approach, placing a high value on the dignity of patients, relatives, carers and colleagues;
  • Ability to work independently and determine own workload priorities, as well as working as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.

About Us

We are a rural, well established, forward thinking fully dispensing GMS Practice. Our team consists of 2 GP Partners, a salaried GP, an ANP, a Clinical Pharmacist and a highly skilled nursing, administration and dispensing team.  We are located in modern, purpose-built premises in West Norfolk (close to the Suffolk border) and provide high quality care to 5500 patients.

We have a culture of patient-focused care and are high achievers both in terms of QOF performance and patient feedback. We have partnered with 5 other local Practices to form a strong and collaborative Primary Care Network (Fens and Brecks). Our team-orientated approach, and support for a sustainable work-life balance, has created a friendly and relaxed environment with the stability and performance that comes from long-serving and competent staff.


For further details and an application form please contact:

Sharon Wilson, Practice Manager


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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