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Healthcare Assistant (UK)


Job role: Healthcare Assistant (UK)

Job sector: Healthcare.

Job Type: Full-time.

Country: United Kingdom.

Location: London.

Salary: £23,640 per year.

Shift & Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Weekend availability
  • Night shift
  • Rotating shift


  • Company pension.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee discount.
  • Salary of £23,639.53 per annum.
  • Unsociable Hours Allowance.
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.
  • Between 6-8% pension contribution.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Enhanced Parental Package.
  • Holiday Buying Scheme.
  • Retail Discounts.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

About the Job.

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-service people of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. We help blind ex-service people lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our in-depth expertise, experience, and full range of services.

This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks.


We are only able to accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. We are unable to provide any type of Visa sponsorship.

We embrace diversity and welcome applicants from people with a disability and all backgrounds and cultures.

The current closing date is 15th September, however, we may close the role early if we successfully appoint a candidate, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

Key responsibilities;

Most of us grow up with 5 senses and can’t imagine what it’s like to lose any one of those.

For some ex-service people, this is their reality. Suddenly their whole way of life is changed, even walking to the shops becomes a huge task.

Fortunately, Blind Veterans are here to help rebuild their lives. But they can’t do it alone.

This is where you come in;

  • You’ll support the Wellbeing team to plan and deliver person-centered care and support to blind veterans. You’ll support the veterans with their personal care needs, ensuring high standards of hygiene while always upholding their dignity.
  • You’ll also organize medication for our veterans and support them to experience high quality and safe dining experiences, sometimes arranging the delivery of meals to bedrooms.
  • You’ll complete documentation to an accurate and high standard relating to care needs such as risk assessments, observations, care plans, and handover notes.


  • You’ll need an NVQ in Health and Social Care level 2 (or equivalent or the willingness to work towards this) alongside working knowledge of Health and Safety about delivering care.
  • You’ll also need some basic IT skills and an empathetic manner with both your colleagues and the veterans.




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