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Healthcare Technician

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in healthcare? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where your skills are valued? We have an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Technician to join our team.

Job Title: Health Care Technician - Full Time (Up to 37 hours per week)

Work Schedule:

Work-life balance shifts of four days a week starting from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and one in four weekends. Overtime is available as and when required.

Responsibilities of Our Optical Assistant:

  • Act as a theatre runner and escort in a busy theatre environment.
  • Assist in running pre and post-operative clinics for all patients.
  • Work alongside optometrists in the day-to-day running of clinics, conducting relevant diagnostic examinations.
  • Prepare all areas before any clinical activities, ensuring all equipment is checked and ready for use.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures.
  • Manage all diagnostic and theatre equipment on a daily basis.

We are currently recruiting in Chelmsford, but occasional travel to other sites may be required for training purposes.


  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Experience within the healthcare sector. Laser experience is desirable.
  • Optics experience is desirable.


  • Minimum of 1 year's experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience within the healthcare sector/Opticians.


  • Competitive salary range of £22,453 to £28,076 per annum (depending on experience).
  • Generous holiday allowance of 31 days (inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Performance-related bonuses:
  • Bonus 1 in January, with the potential to earn up to a 5% individual performance-related bonus.
  • Bonus 2 in June, with the potential to earn up to a 5% hospital/company-related bonus.
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme with a £350 reward for both you and your friend.
  • Free Quarterly Snacks.
  • Discounts on benefits at a wide range of retailers/hospitality.
  • Time in lieu scheme: If you exceed your contracted hours, we will ensure you get your time back, valuing and appreciating our staff.
  • Free Annual Flu Vaccination.
  • Paid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).
  • Continuous training and development program through our internal learning management system and clinical training team to enhance your skills.

How to Apply:
If the role sounds like a great fit for you, send a CV and cover letter to

We kindly inform you that for these positions, we are unable to accept sponsorships or visa applications