Support Worker/Carer - Bury St Edmunds - Bury St Edmunds

Recruiter
Nursing 2000 Ltd
Location
Bury St Edmunds
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Nursing 2000 is currently recruiting Support worker/carers for several clients in the Suffolk area for both temporary and ongoing contract assignments within hospitals and the community.

Job Title: Support Worker


Main duties and responsibilities:

- Follow a nursing care plan formulated by a qualified nurse, and deliver nursing care as prescribed within the confines of the role, eg assisting patients to wash, dress, aid patients to the toilet, help feed etc.
-Assist the qualified nurse to monitor and evaluate care by informing him/her of any changes in the patient’s condition, and by recording in the patient’s record as appropriate.
-Attend a daily ward report when on duty.
-Under the supervision of a qualified nurse serve food and drink to patients. Assist to monitor the patient’s daily nutritional intake and report any deficiencies.
-Collect specimens of urine, sputum and faeces as requested and ensure specimen labels are correctly completed prior to sending to the relevant laboratory.
-Respect the patient’s spiritual needs and their right to privacy and dignity at all times.
-Respect all aspects of confidentiality.
-Have regard for the patients personal property, taking care to keep it as safe as possible at all times.
-Escort patients requiring special investigations to other departments both within the hospital and to other specialist units.
-Recognise the needs of patients, relatives, carers and colleagues and act accordingly at all times.
-Take and record patient observations as requested by the Deputy
Ward Sister, ensuring you report any abnormalities immediately


Required Skills and Attributes:

- Support worker be successful at working in teams
- Competence across a range of Health and Social skill supported by professional and clinical knowledge
- Possess training requirements for Support Worker Role
- Demonstrate principles of accountable practice as a Support Worker
- Possess an NVQ level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care
- Must have minimum 6 months NHS or Private hospital experience


Additional Benefits of this position:

- On-site Parking for car drivers
- Ongoing contract work available
- Easily accessible to public transport commuters
- Mileage is payable
- Client offering to assist with overnight accommodation arrangements


If you meet all the above criteria, please get in contact with Norah Dummer today on 0208 696 5050, choosing option 1 for recruitment or email me your CV to Norah.Dummer@nursing2000.co.uk