Healthcare Assistant

Negotiable / Cardiff

Job title: Healthcare Assistant
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Cathays Surgery, 137 Cathays Road
Town / City: Cardiff
Postcode: CF24 4HU

Cathays Surgery is seeking an experienced HCA to join our vibrant, patient focused and innovative practice who are committed to the delivery of high-quality, person-centred care. If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity within a friendly, welcoming environment, then this may be the ideal role for you.

About us

  • We have 5 experienced doctors supported by an excellent clinical and administrative team.
  • We are an experienced practice committed to the teaching and training of medical students from Cardiff University.
  • We use Vision clinical system (migrating to EMIS)
  • We are part of the South Easter Cluster [Collaborative] comprising of 8 practices. The surgery is located close to the city centre in the Cathays area with a mixed demographic and easily accessible with public transport.

We hold regular informal clinical team meetings in addition to an open-door policy for mentoring and advice

Clinical duties (dependent on training/experience)

  • Phlebotomy
  • BP checks
  • ECG
  • B12 injections
  • Flu/pneumococcal/shingles immunisation
  • Repeat dressing of wounds after assessment by a qualified nurse
  • Suture removal
  • INR checks
  • Learning disability checks
  • GP Lifestyle advice and smoking cessation advice
  • Chronic disease management: - Carry out diabetic check’s pre-nurse review.

Although this lists the main clinical duties, there may be additional tasks requested

Administrative duties

  • Stock check and ordering
  • Cleaning, checking and calibration of equipment
  • Stocking up clinical rooms and emptying clinical waste bins
  • General housekeeping (tidying storerooms and clinical rooms, disposing of out of date stock and reporting to the appropriate person, putting stock and equipment away)
  • Taking on specific roles as discussed with the team, e.g. flu champion.


Knowledge of Vision computer system


Permanent position – 16 hours per week

Salary negotiated on experience

NHS Pension Scheme

Please submit your CV to the Practice Manager on Closing date for applications 30th May 2024