Healthcare Assistant

Recruiter
Locum Meds
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
£8 - £11/hour
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for Health Care Assistants (ranging from those who are new to care to those who are experienced Carers) who will be expected to participate as a member of the Care Team to plan, lead, monitor and deliver high quality care to residents in line with their individual care plans, under the supervision and guidance of the Nurse-in-Charge

Duties involved

Work within a team in a care home environment for the elderly
Support residents with all daily activities in accordance with their individual care plans
Promote resident independence and respect their dignity and choices at all times
Work on a flexible, rotational basis according to the rota set by the Home Manager and the needs of the home which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round
Receive and take part in regular supervision and training to develop own skills
Assist in maintaining care records that reflect current needs and preferences for each resident
Work in line with Company policies and procedures

Requirements

NVQ level 3
Need to be able to administer medication
To be able to do care plans
Right to live and work in the UK
Previous experience in a care home environment or in working with the elderly is desirable but not essential
Relevant qualifications such as NVQ 2 in Health & Social Care are desirable but not essential
Good communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Applicants must have a desire to care for others and be compassionate and flexible