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Health Care Assistant (Bank)

Somerset, UK

About the Role

Healthcare Assistant 

Bank Contract 

£12.00-£13.50 per hour, dependent upon experience 


About the Role 

100Fold CIC is creating a pool of Health Care Assistants to support local practices across Somerset, where workers will have the flexibility of a bank contract. You will take responsibility for routine non-clinical and clinical duties as directed by a registered practitioner and will be expected to make basic decisions and report back to help with patient care evaluation, as well as in broader service development and quality assurance activities. You will also be expected to answer non-complex patient queries and offer flexible support to patients, carers and the wider team. The requirements of the role will vary between practices and may require one skill to be applied to a range of settings, such as phlebotomy. You must hold, or be working towards, at least an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent. 


Main Duties include  

  • To assist medical personnel in the care of practice patients, to include treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education.  

  • Offer a range of care to patients including, but limited to phlebotomy, BP monitoring, height and weight monitoring, ECGs, urinalysis, undertaking new patient checks in general practice and assisting patients to undertake activities linked to rehabilitation programmes 

  • Understanding normal parameters and when to refer to GPs/Nursing team for further management 

  • Work under indirect or direct supervision in a structured context 

  • Ensure specimens are labelled and bagged ready for collection with the necessary paperwork completed 

  • Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the practice team 

  • Ensure accurate and legible notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded in the patient’s notes 


Disclosure and Barring Service Check 

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. 


About 100Fold 

100Fold CIC is an established Community Interest Company, whose aim is to provide people and solutions to support local Primary Care; re-investing any surplus into services that benefit the people of Somerset. To date we have created a bank of vaccination staff for the Covid-19 programme and delivered 1000’s of vaccines to housebound patients and within vaccination centres. We have been awarded the GP flexible pool contract from the Somerset ICB, to recruit GPs to work with and support GP practices. We are also helping to support the introduction and recruitment of Community Investigation Hub’s within Somerset. To find out more please see our website: 


How do I apply? 

For more information, please contact our Operations Manager, Millie, on  


To apply please complete the attached application form and return to 


Application form Medical V2a
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Bank HCA - Job Description and Person Spec
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