How much do HCA in London get paid?

HCA in London earn

£10.00-17.71 per hour

Based on 37 employee reviews

HCA salaries can range between £10.00-17.71 per hour in the London area. This data is based on quiz results from 37 employees who live in and around London.

What do top employers pay HCA?

How are people paid?

35%
by the hour
65%
an annual salary

Based on 37 employees

What contracts are people on?

42% report having zero hours contracts.
17% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
42% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 12 employees

What do HCA do?

Nursing assistants have the job of helping to look after people who are unwell, are hurt or have disabilities.

A lot of work they do helps support the work that nurses do.

Other names for nursing assistants are:

  • Healthcare assistants
  • Nursing auxiliaries
  • Support workers

You may work in:

  • A doctor’s surgery
  • An NHS hospital
  • A private hospital
  • A care home
  • A hospice

This type of job may involve:

  • Building trust and reassurance with patients
  • Helping patients get more comfortable
  • Taking temperatures and other routine tests
  • Helping patients get washed and dressed
  • Helping patients use the toilet
  • Helping patients eat
  • Helping safely move patients
  • Making hospital beds

You may have to work early mornings, late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.

You’ll also be on your feet a lot.

If you want to apply for a nursing assistant job, you might need the following:

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