Derma is a brand new state of the art dermatology clinic.  We are driven to deliver the best possible care to our patients.

We are a small, friendly team who support each other which results in an amazing environment in which to work.  The range of services offered is diverse which makes the role varied and interesting.  All necessary training will be provided.


Live Vacancies

Health Care Assistant (HCA)

Salary: £18,000 - £30,000 a year - Full-time

Application deadline: 18/10/2023

An exciting opportunity to join a thriving healthcare business that is really making a difference to patients lives. Come and join our incredibly friendly, well respected team of dermatologists, plastic surgeons and specialist nurses to deliver the highest quality care to patients in an environment that is second to none.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to

  • Greet patient and visitors, making introductions, and assisting patient as needed
  • Prepare ahead of patient arrival by identifying patients with additional needs
  • Provide support to patients throughout their visit
  • Assist the clinical team with minor surgical procedures
  • Take down, clean and redress surgical dressings
  • Measure patients’ observations and carry out urine and blood tests
  • Ensure documentation is complete and up to date in line with our guidelines
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Work within our infection control guidelines to ensure our work methods do not constitute a risk of infection to any persons working or visiting the premises
  • Monitor and restocking levels of dressings, skincare samples etc.
  • Contribute to departmental Clinical Governance
  • Demonstrate a duty of care to our patients visiting our clinic
  • Maintaining and recording standards of cleaning
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment, taking responsibility for tidying and cleaning at the start and end of clinics
  • Communicate in a manner that is perceived as kind, constructive and helpful by patients
  • Give clear instructions about post-operative wound care to patients
  • Participate in personal and team development and in-service training activities
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional approach to work
  • Knowledge of, and adherance to, professional standards
  • The understanding and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Takes pride in organising and maintaining documentation as up to date
  • Demonstrable experience of infection control guidelines and risk of healthcare associated infections
  • Evidence of immunisations and Hep B vaccination
  • Able to promote care and establish good relationships with all patients to the clinic and to communicate effectively at all levels within the multi-disciplinary team
  • GCSE English & Maths
  • Able to take on challenges, discreet, diplomatic, and empathetic to patients and can work under pressure
  • Proficient English spoken and written


  • Company pension
  • Private medical insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Reading, RG6 1FE: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • NMC registration (Nurses only) (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Book your consultation

For more information, or to book an appointment with one of our dermatologists, please call the clinic or contact us.