Healthcare Assistant Dermatology - Coventry

Healthcare Assistant Dermatology - Coventry Coventry, England

Vita Health Group
Full Time Coventry, England 23949 - 26282 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

The Role: What you will do?

The Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the start of a brand-new service going live in October. We are looking for people with a genuine interest in skin. If you are a people person this could be your time to shine in our service. We are on the lookout for positive like-minded colleagues driven by providing first-class patient care. You will contribute to and scope the excellence of care.

You will work closely with the community dermatology team, supporting patients to access effective and timely care.

  • Will provide a first point of contact for patients within the community, you will be playing a key role in ensuring that the service runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Organising and supporting our clinicians and colleagues in the day to day running of the community clinics
  • Working independently, running medical photography clinics across the community.
  • Ability to prioritise patient care whilst carrying out tasks under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Our Dermatology service is run from sites across the community, with multi-room clinics that support MDT working. Telephone and video consultations are also part of our core offering, giving flexibility to our team to work from home.

All staff are provided with first in class IT equipment, with access to secure and stable patient administration systems that are user friendly, enabling our clinical team to focus on their clinical role, knowing they have all the tools they need.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We want you to thrive in your role foremost. We invest in our people.
  • You can shape the way you want to work.
  • We operate with an honest and open culture, which allows you, our employees to feel empowered in you role.
  • We can offer you a support and training programme which allows you to continuously grow and
  • develop both personally and professionally.
  • You will be a assigned a line manager to support you.
  • You will be allocated a team of Nurses and Doctors to work with day to day

Skills and Experience:

  • HCA care certificate
  • Experience working with Service Users/Patients
  • IT Skills
  • Demonstrates high standards in written and verbal communication
  • Ability to manage own caseload and time


  • NVQ/QCF in Health and Social Care
  • Experience of working with people who have dermatology conditions
  • Experience of working in a primary care, community or hospital healthcare setting
  • Experience of supporting minor surgery

Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.

We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience. We work in partnership with the NHS, are engaged by insurers and some of the UK’s largest corporate companies to support their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of making people better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view here:

Vita Health Group is an award-winning healthcare provider and our new community dermatology service does things differently! We recognise the overall effect of chronic conditions and run our service to offer treatment addressing both the physical and mental impact on our patients’ health.

To progress your skills and enable career development we provide Continued Professional Development opportunities including secondments, management training, a mentoring scheme and regular events and webinars across a range of clinical disciplines.

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity. To support this we have a dedicated team of EDI specialists and run a range of active in-house diversity networks.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve at all levels. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We are committed to equitably support the wellbeing of all employees as demonstrated by:

  • Our association with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Employer dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our Ethnicity Matters Scheme where all applicants for senior roles (£40,000+) from a minority ethnic group that meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview.
  • Our sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Our status as a Menopause Friendly Committed employer.
  • Our sign up to the Employer with Heart Charter.
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS). Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • The provision of access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues which includes a team of trained Mental Health Advocates and an Employee Assistance Programme.
  • An embedded “speaking up” culture facilitated by Freedom to Speak Up Guardians.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you might need in the application or interview process please contact [email protected] and we will arrange.

VHG is committed to supporting transgender individuals with dignity and recognises the potential complications that may arise when taking references. We encourage applicants to contact HR at [email protected] to discuss or amend how we manage reference requests.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check.

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months.

Vita Health Group reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

Healthcare Assistant Dermatology - Coventry
Vita Health Group
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Derrick Farrell
$5 to $25 million (USD)
201 to 500 Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
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