Salary: Band 2- £8.25 to £15.00, Band 3- £8.00-£17.00 (depending on the shifts worked i.e. weekdays, weekends, nights, bank holidays etc.)
Working Hours: Flexible
Start Date: Immediate Start - Subject to successful application
We are looking for experienced, confident and reliable Healthcare Assistants. You will need good communication skills and the ability to work in a variety of healthcare settings providing advanced notice and short notice cover.
You will work as a member of a team in maintaining and delivering a high standard of resident care. You will implement and effectively assist in the day-to-day running of all prescribed resident care packages and assist in the meeting of all their basic care needs. You will be expected to work to a high level under the supervision of qualified nursing staff.
Essential skills required for Healthcare Assistants
Skills/abilities:- Ability to uses own initiative, plan own work and prioritise a patient’s care needs , Ability to work without direct supervision , Ability to work within a team , Good communication skills , Motivated to learn , Maintains a mature attitude , Possesses a responsible attitude.
Knowledge:- Knowledge of care giving , Has an empathy and understanding of issues encountered by patients with care needs.
Training/ education:- Evidence of relevant statutory and mandatory training; Manual Handling, First Aid, Basic Life support, Health & Safety, Food Hygiene/Infection Control, Nutrition and Hydration
Experience:- Recent experience of caring for patients.
Other requirements:- Ability to travel to varying work locations during unsocial hours.
- Competitive rates of pay
- Flexible working hours
- Free mandatory and service-specific training
- Ongoing professional maintenance (appraisals & clinical supervision)
- Undergo a full enhanced DBS check
- Require two professional references
- Need to complete the free online training if they do not have valid training certificates.
Applicant must have:
- Minimum of 6 months experience within the UK and NHS Hospital setting
- UK Driving License
- Flexible working hours
If you have the skills, attitude and experience to be successful in this role, we want to hear from you today.
- Learning Disabilities
- Mental Health
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