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Health Care Support Worker

HCA Healthcare UK
London (Central)
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Phlebotomist/Healthcare Assistant – Outpatients  
London / Sydney Street Outpatient's, 102 Sydney St, London SW3 6NR  
Full time: 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday
Shift times: Service is open between 8am – 8.30pm, but will work 7.5 hours per day on various shift patterns

Salary: £25,428 – £28,744 depending on experience plus 4% shift enhancement  

We’re looking for a Healthcare Assistant to join our Outpatients team at Sydney Street Diagnostic Centre currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

Sydney St is a world-class private outpatient and diagnostic centre conveniently located in the heart of Chelsea. We offer consultations, testing and treatment for a number of specialist areas including: dermatology, ophthalmology, gastroenterology and cancer care. With a fully equipped blood laboratory, the latest diagnostic equipment, a private GP practice and a pharmacy suite onsite, we can diagnose and treat you as quickly as possible, under one roof, in our modern, purpose-built centre.

As the Healthcare Assistant, under the direction of the registered nurse, you will carry out observations, investigations and basic treatments as required. You will also oversee chaperoning of patients and assisting medical staff with day to day duties. 

Please note, you will be required to rotate across when required to our other satellite sites (Chelsea Outpatient Centre, The Lister Hospital and Chiswick Outpatients)

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • NVQ in Health and Social Care is desirable
  • Phlebotomy for this role is essential
  • Previous Healthcare Assistant experience within a hospital setting is essential
  • Healthcare Assistant experience within Outpatients is desirable
  • Right to work in the UK


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Healthcare Assistant you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   

Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2024.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   

We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  

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