Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

Biotechnology Clinical Life Sciences Pharmaceuticals

Location London

Salary £11 per hour

Contract Temporary

Reference NWCY224

Date Posted


Healthcare Assistant (HCA)
Temporary position, shift based.
Paying £11 p/hour
Based in Central London

Do you have a scientific background with good knowledge of healthcare or GCP practices?

Would you like to work for a leading London based clinical research organisation, with a strong pipeline of clinical projects?


My client are a leading clinical and laboratory service provider, specialising in a range of therapeutic areas and with the patient at the heart of their research. Using their specialist clinical trial platform, they play a key role in drug and vaccine development and are currently experiencing an impressive period of growth so are investing heavily in their state of the art clinical and laboratory facilities in Central London. As a result, they are looking to expand their clinical trails team, through bringing on board a number of Healthcare Assistants (HCA).

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading clinical research organisation within a team of knowledgeable and motivated scientists driving forward the testing of infectious and respiratory disease products in drug discovery and development.

Key Responsibilities of the Healthcare Assistant (HCA) will include;

  • Screening suitable subjects, including panel screen consenting
  • Performing clinical procedures, ensuring accuracy and credibility of data gathered
  • Assist with the daily management of the clinical area
  • Monitor work areas and practices to ensure that they are safe, free from hazards and conform to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Deal with queries, filing, audit information preparation, database entry and general correspondence, quickly and efficiently
  • Accurate completion of CRF and other data points as required by the protocol
  • Provide receptionist and administrative duties for arriving volunteers to the screening or follow up visit, ensuring the reception area is staffed always during clinic hours
  • Adherence to ICH/GCP and best practice always Practice in accordance to internal policies, Standard Operating Procedures and Study Protocols.


To be considered for the Healthcare Assistant (HCA) role you’ll need the following skills and experience;

  • A degree (or similar experience) in a Biological Science such as Biology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Sports Science, Biomedical Science or a related area.
  • A good understanding of UK healthcare practices, including ICH-GCP
  • Demonstrated, excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to listen, clarify, identify solutions and agree actions
  • Good IT skills (Word and Excel or equivalent)
  • Strong and demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workloads
  • Willingness to learn additional skills
  • Ability to work independently and within the team
  • Positive and Supportive Team player
  • Previous experience working within a hospital setting, in clinical research or knowledge of Clinical Care, would be an advantage.


Please apply online or call Neil Walton at CY Partners at 07851 246846

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