Current Vacancies




Hourly rate depending on experience (expected to be approx £10.00 per hour)


26 hours a week – Monday to Friday (working hours between 7.30am – 6.00pm)


Fixed Term Contract For 12 Months


We are looking for a reliable and conscientious Health Care Assistant to work in a friendly GP surgery. Working face to face with our patients, you will be a member of a team dedicated to delivering a high standard of patient care and supporting our GPs and Nurses.


As well as direct patient care you will be involved in maintaining high standards of infection control and will be an integral part of the day to day working of our nursing team.


Duties and responsibilities:


  • New patient health checks
  • NHS Health Checks
  • ECG recording
  • Phlebotomy
  • BP recording inc HBPM and 24hr BPs
  • Co-ordinating appointments for HBPM and 24hr BPs
  • R Tests (and coordinating R Test appointments)
  • Vaccinations (desirable)
  • Chaperoning Duties
  • Vaccine/cold chain storage, monitoring and recording
  • Processing and management of laboratory samples requested by GPs/nurses
  • Preparing and maintaining environments and equipment before, during and after patient care interventions, including assisting GPs during the performance of minor operations
  • Assisting in the assessment and surveillance of patients’ health and well-being
  • Undertaking specific clinical activities for named patients that have been delegated and taught specifically in relation to that individual
  • Helping to raise awareness of health and well-being and how it can be promoted
  • Assisting with the collection and collation of data on needs related to health and well-being
  • Assist With Practice Research Studies


NHS Pension, 5 weeks of annual leave and uniform all provided.


Closing date: 8th April 2021


Informal Enquiries or visit, please contact, Cherrie Hirst, Practice Business Manager, Denmark Street Surgery, Darlington DL3 0PD on 01325 460731 or e-mail