Castle Point & Rochford Area
Canvey Island Primary Care Network
Equivalent to Agenda for Change Band 3
Clinical Support
01 Apr 2020
About The Role
Healthcare Assistant – Population Health
Pay Scheme: Other – equivalent to Agenda for Change Band 3
Job type: 12 month pilot
Working Pattern: Full Time
Days/Times: TBC

In partnership with Canvey Island Primary Care Network (PCN), GP Healthcare Alliance (a federation of GP practices in Castle Point and Rochford) is hosting an innovative service to recruit a Healthcare Assistant to focus on improving the health and wellbeing of patients within the Canvey Island PCN.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated Healthcare Assistant to work in partnership with the PCN Physician Associate and Clinical Auditor to support chronic disease management. By introducing this service, patients will have easy access to a comprehensive health and wellbeing support for management of their chronic disease and creating greater patient satisfaction.

This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week covering the Canvey Primary Care Network which is made up of the following practices:
  • The Surgery, Hawkesbury Road
  • Grafton Surgery
  • Third Avenue Surgery
  • Oaklands Surgery
  • The Island Surgery
  • Dr Ratnasingham Surgery
All flexible offers and working arrangements will be considered.

If you would like to find out more information and discuss further, please contact Lucy Porterfield, Primary Care Network Manager (

Interviews to take place: W/C 13 April 2020
About The Candidate
If you are a qualified and experienced Healthcare Assistant looking for a fresh and exciting new career, we would love to hear from you.
You will have the following skills and qualifications:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent;
  • Ideally a qualification in Phlebotomy/Venepuncture;
  • Strong clinical skills;
  • Confidence and competence in all HCA duties required for the post;
  • Experience within Primary Care and/or Healthcare setting;
  • Excellent patient-facing communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Consistently confidential manner as well as a compassionate and respectful approach, placing a high value on the dignity of patients, relatives, carers and colleagues;
  • Ability to work independently and determine own workload priorities as well as working as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
About the Surgery

Supporting your work life balance and professional development is important to us so we will be happy to discuss any requirements for flexible working as well as offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Supportive and friendly environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Peer support
  • CPD Support with training and development

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.