Healthcare assistant jobs
We’re looking for healthcare assistants
We need heatlhcare assistants for temporary, last minute placements in NHS, HSE and private hospitals across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Please note: You can only work for us in this specialism if you have recent, relevant experience and references.
- A minimum of 6 months experience in the last 2 years, working on medical or surgical wards
- The ability to take and record vital signs and use an Early Warning System (NEWS /PARS) for reporting patient deterioration
- Must be registered with the SSSC (Scotland) and NISCC (Northern Ireland) to work in nursing home & community settings
- Evidenced completion of the Care Certificate or NVQ / BTEC is desirable
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
Healthcare assistant (HCA) jobs
If you are looking for a healthcare assistant job in Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland, the Scottish Nursing Guild can help. We are a leading nursing agency specialising in placing healthcare assistants into roles within many types of healthcare organisations – from public and private sector hospitals, to community centres and schools. We are committed to delivering exceptional care, so we require a certain level of skills and experience from healthcare assistants who wish to join our team. In return, we provide high pay rates and an excellent benefits package that truly reflects our appreciation for the dedication of our HCAs.
As a leading healthcare agency, we understand the importance of delivering the highest-quality care to all patients. Our mission is to supply exceptional HCAs and nurses to healthcare organisations when no one else can, often at short notice or in remote locations. However, our team of healthcare assistants ensure the level of care they provide remains high due to their skill and dedication. Therefore, we ask that you meet the requirements at the top of this page before applying to work with us. If you do have the necessary qualifications and experience, register to work with us today and take the next step in your healthcare career.
What can you expect from a healthcare assistant job with us?
We offer outstanding rates of pay and an excellent range of benefits to our healthcare assistants as we value the commitment required to deliver premium, high-quality care, particularly in last-minute circumstances. Some of the benefits we offer include:
- High rates of pay
- Travel expenses reimbursed
- Flexible shift patterns
- Free annual flu voucher
- Access to voluntary training
- 24/7 nurse led telephone support
While working with us, you will also have access to training courses covering a variety of topics to keep your knowledge up to date and improve your skills.
HCA jobs with the Scottish Nursing Guild offer great flexibility. Our healthcare assistants use our Quick Nurse app to book shifts. Once you are registered to work with us, you will gain access to Quick Nurse and can use it to instantly start searching for healthcare assistant jobs in your location. It allows you to choose shifts that fit your schedule, no matter where you are located. This gives you the option to also work an additional part-time or full-time job while picking up shifts as a healthcare assistant for us. The app has an array of features including:
- A homepage summary – to keep track of your upcoming shifts
- Alerts – we can send you notifications as soon as a suitable shift comes through that matches your availability
- Location flexibility – even if you are away from home, you can change your location to pick up nursing shifts wherever you are
- Automatically add shifts to your calendar
If you’re looking for healthcare assistant jobs in Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland with great flexibility and outstanding benefits, register here today.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 6 months experience in the last 2 years, working on medical or surgical wards
We have shifts located in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse HCA jobs based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
Healthcare assistants in the community
Have you ever considered working in the community? We’re always looking for HCAs to support clients at home. Interested? Let us know when you apply. If you already work for us, call your local office to discuss community opportunities.
Refer a friend and earn up to €500 cash
Do you have a nursing friend or colleague who would love to work for Scottish Nursing Guild?
Refer them and earn a cash bonus once they work their first few shifts.
Currently available in the Republic of Ireland only.
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