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Healthcare Assistant or Assistant Practitioner – Stennack Surgery

Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £18,005 - £24,157 depending upon experience and qualifications
Closing date: 08/11/2020


The Stennack Surgery, St Ives, Cornwall are looking for an experienced Healthcare Assistant or Assistant Practitioner to join our progressive and innovative General Practice and Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) team in the beautiful seaside town of St Ives in Cornwall. We have an excellent nursing team providing the nursing expertise we need both for General Practice and our Minor Injuries Unit. If you have the necessary experience, drive and enthusiasm to become both part of our fantastic team we would like to hear from you.

General Practice Experience (Desirable)

GCSE English & Maths Grade C or Equivalent (Essential)

NVQ 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or Equivalent (Essential)

Aptitude to develop clinical skills and career (Essential)

Phlebotomy Qualification (Essential)

Experience of providing the following clinical duties: Phlebotomy, Blood Pressure & ECGs (Essential)

Experience of providing the following clinical duties: Ambulatory BP & 24hour ECG, B12 injections, Flu Vaccinations, INR Monitoring, Ear Irrigation, Dressings, Removal of Clips/Sutures, Diabetic Foot Checks & NHS Health Checks (Desirable to be able to perform all)

Injection Technique Training (Desirable)

Care Certificate (Desirable)

Full-time 37.5 hours per week – spread across the surgery opening hours which are 8am-8pm Monday-Friday as well as some Saturdays and Bank Holidays. Flexibility required.

Potential to progress to Assistant Practitioner or start at this level

Stennack Surgery Information:

6 GP Partners and 3 Salaried GPs, Large Nursing Team

Pro-active, supportive & harmonious team with Pharmacist and Clinical Admin Team

12,000 patients

Outstanding CQC Rating

100% QOF performance & committed to high quality patient care

Strong commitment to postgraduate and undergraduate training

Extended range of services on site: MIU, minor surgery, pharmacy, counsellors, shared care substance misuse and anticoagulation monitoring

Active Patient Participation Group & Friends of Stennack Surgery

To apply for this job please contact:

Lydia Hale (Practice Manager)

The Stennack Surgery


01736 793333