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Health Care Assistant

We are looking to recruit an experienced Health Care Assistant to work within our busy Nursing department assisting with looking after our 7500+ patients.

Job Summary

To assist our Doctors and Nursing team caring for our Practice Patients which includes treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education. The post will include administration duties.

Person Specification

You will need to have

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Compassion and empathy for others
  • Have a passion to provide excellent patient care
  • You will have the ability to work effectively within a team and unsupervised.
  • Have excellent IT and keyboard skills
  • Possess good literacy and mathematics skills (GCSE or equivalent minimum grade c )
  • Have eagerness and willingness to develop your skills with training
  • Flexibility to work extra / alternative hours to cover holiday and sickness is essential
  • Previous/current experience working as a HCA in General Practice is highly desirable

Salary: dependant on experience


Hours: 20 hours per week

Tuesdays: 8am to 12 (midday)

Wednesdays: 8am to 12 (midday)

Thursdays: 2pm to 6pm

Fridays: 8am to 6pm


Application Process: Please click on the links below for the application forms.


For your application to be considered please complete the application form answering all questions with as much information as possible. A CV can be submitted to support your application.

Please note that applications will not be processed unless our application form is completed in full, notes saying please see CV will not be considered.


Closing date:  Please be advised that we are looking to recruit someone quickly for this position therefore will not advertising a closing date. We recommend that if you are interested in this position and possess the skills required you complete the application forms and return without delay. Application forms can be submitted by email or returned by post.


HCA Application Form

Job and Person Specification

Completed application forms can be emailed to or posted to:

The Riverside Practice, 23 Marylebone Road, March, PE15 8BG, for the attention of Tracy Robertson-Glenn 



The NHS Friends and Family Test

NHS England launched a nationwide survey called The Friends and Family Test (FFT) it gives you an opportunity to give feedback on the care or treatment we gave you during your visit to the Practice.

It doesn’t take long. It asks two questions…

1)   How likely are you to recommend this GP practice to your friends and family if they needed similar care?

2)      Can you tell us why you have that response?

Since the launch we have only received a few responses so if possible please could you take a couple of minutes and complete the questionnaire which is located on the Right Hand side of this screen click on Friends and Family Test (under have your say) the questionnaire will pop up automatically for you to respond to the questions.

If you are interested in seeing the responses we have received they are located under Friends and Family Results. – we only publish results where a box has been ticked that you consent to us publishing your comment anonymously on our website.

Alternatively, if you prefer to respond in writing we have pre-printed post cards with these questions on which are located within the waiting room of the practice.

Our Reception team will be happy to help if you have any questions about this.

NEW - APRILS EDITION OF NEWSLINK NOW AVAILABLE! Please see the latest Newslink by clicking on the tab under the Further Information Section on the right hand side of this page


Please note that we are closed between 1pm and 2pm week-days for lunch. The practice is also closed on Saturdays and Sundays and all public bank holidays.


If the practice is closed and you need medical assistance and it is NOT an emergency contact dial 111.


 In the event of an emergency call 999.


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