Health Care Assistant

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Health Care Assistant, Cardiff

Are you a General Practice Health Care Assistant wanting to work flexibly around Cardiff, earning £11.75 to £18 per hour? Locum opportunities with Chase Medical can help you do just that!

We are looking for Health Care Assistants with at least 6 months of General Practice Experience. It is essential for this role to be an experienced Primary Care Health Care Assistant, and be confident carrying out the following skills:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Blood pressure taking
  • NHS & new patient checks
  • Health and weight checks
  • ECGs
  • Working to PSDs

Whilst not necessary, it would also be an advantage to also be able to undertake:

  • INR/ Warfarin clinics
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Immunisations e.g.- B12s, Pneumonia
  • Dressings
  • Ear Irrigations
  • Spirometry
  • Smoking cessation

Please note that candidates without relevant experience in a GP setting specifically cannot be considered for this position.

Locum work with Chase Medical

Chase Medical's locum shifts are a wonderful way to work flexibly- there is no minimum number of hours you're required to work, allowing you to work as and when you want. We have over 3000 shifts available across the UK per month, with manty of these bookable months in advance, providing our staff with a huge amount of choice for ad-hoc shifts, or even offering regular locum work! We have great Health Care Assistant Locum rates of pay- £11.75 to £18 per hour, including holiday pay.

Any shift you work with Chase Medical will be relevant to your specific skills, allowing you to thrive within different settings. Working with Chase Medical allows to work in a variety of environments (NHS GP surgeries, Walk-in Centres and Out of Hours Services), providing wonderful opportunities to nurture your skills and build your professional network.

Chase Medical

Chase Medical are specialists in General Practice recruitment- providing healthcare professionals to nearly 40 percent of settings across the UK, and continuously expanding within Wales! We help Health Care Assistants, Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, as well as other clinicians find their perfect shifts and jobs. Chase Medical are proud members of the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation), and pride ourselves being safe and compliant.

By registering with us, you'll get a dedicated consultant, providing you with a friendly and responsive service, and actively searching for shifts and jobs you want. We will guide you through the entire process, from your registration chat to picking your shifts, as well as proactively looking for work that is suitable to your skills and local to you. We have surgeries working exclusively with us for their locum and permanent requirements, ensuring we have a large number of shifts and jobs available with us which aren't available elsewhere.

Chase Medical also have a number of permanent positions available for Health Care Assistants throughout the country. If you're interested in these, our permanent recruitment team will be delighted to guide you through the job searching process, ensuring it is a stress-free as possible.

Interested in our locum opportunities?

If you're a Health Care Assistant with recent experience as a within NHS or Private GP Practices, please contact Chloe on 0114 2757 421, or email

Our registration is quick and easy, often taking only 20 minutes. We'll talk through your skills and experiences to understand these, as well as your shift or career desires. We'll also have a quick look at your ID and a couple of your qualifications too- if you're unsure of anything we'll talk you through it.

Do you know someone who might be interested locum or permanent opportunities with Chase Medical? Let us know, and you could receive up to £500 for every successful referral.

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