Health Care Assistant – Summervale Surgery, Ilminster

Health Care Assistant

25 Hours per week

Ilminster, Somerset

Summervale Surgery requires a Health Care Assistant to support the work of our nurses and GPs. Current health care assistant experience is essential.

Duties will include:

Urinalysis and preparation of specimens for investigation by the pathology laboratory

Measuring and recording following physiological measurements in routine presentations:

Blood pressure

Pulse rate and rhythm


Height and weight – body mass index

24 hour blood pressure monitoring



Flu vaccinations


New patient checks

Preparing and maintaining environments and equipment before, during and after patient care interventions

Assisting in raising awareness of health and well-being, and how it can be promoted

Giving accurate and appropriate information to patients and groups within specified clinical competences and parameters

Actions in support of performance monitoring commensurate with skills, abilities and clinical competences

Supporting the introduction of new patient services commensurate with clinical competences, skills and abilities.

You will need excellent communication and IT skills and be able to work well as part of a small team. We offer a competitive salary and NHS pension.

To apply, please email your CV to:

Closing date for applications is Monday 22nd July 2019

Attachment for this job advert

Summervale HCA Job Description June 2019.docx