Healthcare Support Worker – Outpatients – Taunton, Somerset

Healthcare Support Worker – Outpatients

Nuffield Health

Taunton, Somerset


Taunton Hospital | Permanent | Full Time | Includes weekend work

Up to £21,500 per annum depending on experience

37.5 hours per week

Right now, we are looking for a motivated individual to join our team as an Outpatient Healthcare Support Worker in Taunton.

About Nuffield 

Health Nuffield Health is Britain’s largest and most pioneering healthcare charity, integrating fitness and well-being, prevention and cure. We’ve brought together our hospitals, clinics, fitness & wellbeing centres as well as our diagnostic units into one holistic healthcare service provided from over 200 locations. A not-for-profit organization, we reinvest every penny we make into helping the people of Britain to lead healthier, happier lives. In today’s healthcare market, we’re in an enviably strong position.

Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital is one of the leading providers of private healthcare in the South West. We've built a reputation for clinical excellence and outstanding patient care over the last 40 years. We are constantly investing in our modern hospital. With three new state of the art Ultra Clean Air operating theatres and an endoscopy suite we are proud of the wide range of surgical services and treatments available.   The hospital has 41 private en-suite bedrooms split over 2 wards and 11 consulting rooms within our Outpatients Department. Our areas of specialty include orthopedics and spinal surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology, bariatric treatments and diagnostic imaging. Our most recent CQC inspection was undertaken in July 2016 and we were enormously proud to be rated overall as Good, with Outstanding for Well Led.

About the Role 

In this busy role you’ll support the team in our OPD providing care for patients attending clinic appointments, undergoing minor procedures and many types of diagnostic tests. This will include phlebotomy for which training will be given. Also management and set up of the clinics and medical records organization. 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.

Skills/Experience Required 

An NVQ level 2 or above is essential. You will need a flexible approach to both duties and hours as flexibility is key to this role. Shifts will include evenings and occasional Saturday work. We have a duty to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for enhanced disclosure on successful candidates. 

Helping you feel good

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That’s why we’ve developed a benefits package with you in mind. From financial and emotional wellbeing support to an online GP, gym membership and private healthcare. At Nuffield Health, we’ll take care of what’s important to you.

Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today

If you like what you see, why not start your application now? We consider applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close adverts early (for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications). So, it’s a good idea to apply right away to ensure you’re considered for this role.

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