Healthcare Assistant - ICU - London

Posted 12 July 2022
Salary £25200 - £28000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHealthcare assistantNursing Jobs

Job description

Maxxima’s permanent team are recruiting for a Healthcare Assistant – ICU based in Central London. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s private leading comprehensive clinics in the heart of London.

We are looking for Healthcare Assistants to join our 29 bed ICU.

The Healthcare Assistant will primarily be involved in assisting nursing caregivers while providing direct patient care, ensuring the safety and well-being of patients and always working in a manner that promotes privacy and dignity.

Location: Central London

Employment Type: Permanent

Hrs: Shift based


What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: £25,200 – £28,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days Annual leave plus 8 days Bank holiday a year
  • Auto-Enrolment of 5% pension - contribute 10% through Salary Exchange
  • Private Medical Insurance and Private Dental Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounted gym facilities in our Admin Office Building
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Seasonal Ticket Loans

On a typical day you will:

• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing at all levels and with a variety of

different stakeholders.

• Ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines.

• Ability to build strong relationships and foster teamwork.

• Excellent customer service.

• Good keyboard and IT skills including Microsoft Office.

• Enthusiastic, confident with a positive attitude.

• Confident using the phone.

• Demonstrates initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus.

• Able to react to unpredictable issues, re-prioritizing own workload.

• Adaptable and flexible approach (providing cover for other Units).

Previous administration experience including minute taking.

• Previous experience within a healthcare setting (i.e. hospital).

• Knowledge of medical terminology.

Desirable to be competent in /have had exposure to the use of an electronic heath record system

such as EPIC.

• Previous experience in a private hospital preferred.

• Previous waiting list management /ward clerk position.

• Experience of dealing with members of the public.

• Previous experience of working as part of a team.

What will you need to succeed in this role?

• NVQ level 3 or higher; Care Certificate.
• Demonstrates broad experience in the acute care field.
• Track record of achievement of objectives in present and past jobs in the clinical field.
• Requires critical thinking skills and the ability to work autonomously.
• Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action and adapt to changes.
• BLS provider and qualification required upon hire, or within 3 months of hire.(Desirable)
• Wide range of experience working in acute care specialities and critical care. (Desirable)
• Competent in /have had exposure to the use of electronic clinical systems (EPIC or similar) (Desirable)

Unlock your potential:

If you are you looking for a new exciting challenge working for a leading private hospital group based in the heart of London - please apply today!


Why work with Maxxima?

The minute you register with Maxxima we make it about one thing: you. The first time we talk you'll realise we know your speciality inside out.

Our expert recruitment consultants are here to find you the very best opportunities and help you every step of the way in securing the best placement. We hold preferred or sole supplier status with many clients which means you'll have access to a range of opportunities that can't be found anywhere else.

With our team’s expert knowledge in healthcare we will help you through the interview stage with tips and advice and secure you your dream role.

We always act in your best interests, talking with you and listening to you. You're an individual. A professional; not a resource.

Reasonable adjustments

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement