How much do healthcare assistants in Portsmouth get paid?

Healthcare assistants in Portsmouth earn

£8.56–12.10 per hour

Based on 25 employee reviews

Healthcare assistant salaries can range between £8.56–12.10 per hour in the Portsmouth area. This data is based on survey results from 25 employees who live in an around Portsmouth.

What do top employers pay healthcare assistants?

Who are the top healthcare assistant employers?

  1. NHS Scotland
    6.9
  2. NHS Wales
    6.6
  3. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
    6.5

Who are the worst healthcare assistant employers?

  1. HC One
    4.4
  2. CDDFT
    4.9
  3. The Priory Group
    5.2

What contracts are people on?

18% report having zero hours contracts
36% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
45% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 11 employees

How are people paid?

52%
by the hour
48%
an annual salary

Based on 25 employees

What do healthcare assistants employees 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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