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Health Care Assistant apprenticeship (App514)

App (514)

5 Alice Street, Bradford, BD8 7RT

  • Closing Date 31st December 9999
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Duration 15- 18 months
  • Wage £4.90 per hour


The job description detailed over the page is an Apprenticeship role descriptor i.e. a training role where the post holder will be working towards achievement of the required knowledge and skills as well as the minimum vocational qualifications - the Care Certificate and the Level 3 QCF Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support.

The proposed HEYH Apprenticeship training pathway allows development of HCAs to ensure that that they can demonstrate that they meet all the requirements of the level 3 role by the end of their Apprenticeship (15- 18 months).

Employer Description

General Practice based on Alice Street in Bradford.

Roles & Responsibilities

Staff in this role work under the supervision of a registered practitioner (RGN) or may be supervised by a band 4 assistant practitioner. Supervision may be remote or indirect. They will have achieved the basic competencies of the Care Certificate, but will need an induction to work as part of the practice nursing team or in community settings. This is the recommended level for HCAs working in primary care.

HCAs undertake responsibility for routine clinical and non-clinical duties as delegated by a registered practitioner, including defined clinical or therapeutic interventions within the limits of their competence. Their work is guided by standard operating procedures, protocols or systems of work but he worker is expected to exercise some autonomy within their delegated area of responsibility, to make non-complex decisions and report these back to assist in patient care evaluation and in broader service development and quality assurance activities. They will be expected to answer simple patient queries and be flexible in supporting patients and the wider team. They will be expected to demonstrate key behaviours consistent with the values identified for delivering compassionate care.

Level 3 HCAs may take a role in engaging with students and other health and social care staff to experience community settings.

Skills Required

Use of computers, IT equipment, Microsoft Office

Must be able to demonstrate good communications skills, punctuality, work ethics, extra mile approach.

Any previous experience and exposure in healthcare setting would be ideal.

Working Days

Monday Friday (shifts to be confirmed)

Qualifications Required

Maths, English, Science, and any qualifications Health and Social Care

Future Prospects

To be discussed on completion of apprenticeship.

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