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Healthcare Assistant

Posted 23 May by Care UK Secondary Ended
Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to join our dedicated team at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth. Achieving an "outstanding" rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the treatment centre is the first independent sector treatment centre to achieve this and are in the top three per cent of hospitals in the country to receive this rating. Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre offers high quality elective surgery for the local populations of Devon and Cornwall, specialising in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor orthopaedic procedures. We also deliver Ophthalmology and General surgery. Not only are our facilities state-of-the-art, with us, you will be able to focus on what really matters; delivering a high standard of patient care. You will also be able to benefit from our fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking. Responsible To Day Surgery and Endoscopy Manager Key Responsibilities As a key member of the team you will work with other members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide a safe and supportive environment for patients and staff. Key duties will include: • Assisting in the admission of new patients to each clinical area by preparing the area, welcoming and orientating the patient • Assisting the registered nurse with monitoring the patients’ vital signs, understanding and identifying and reporting deviations from the norm • Assisting the registered nurse in planning the care needs of the patient • Contributing to accurate written and computerised documentation relevant to patient care • Assisting with the hygiene, mobility and nutrition needs of the patient Qualifications • NVQ level 1 & 2 in healthcare Additional Information Please note that the salary for this role is £16,000 per annum. Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed. For more information about the centre, please visit http://www.peninsulatreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/ Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. To be successful in this role you will have: • Experience of working within a similar environment
• Basic life support skills

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