Healthcare Support Worker - Portsmouth

Recruiter
Healthcare at Home
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£16,000 - £18,636/Year
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to recent growth and our 2020 vision of caring for patients worldwide we have a brand-new opportunity for healthcare support workers to join a fantastic new team covering the Portsmouth area.As a healthcare support worker, you will deliver gold standard, one to one, holistic care in the comfort of the patient’s home.Why work at healthcare at home … the benefits We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your careers.We offer a robust and flexible reward packaging including:Salary of up to £18600 per annumCompany car or car allowance of £4250 per annumContributory pension schemeProvide private healthcare cover after two years’ serviceDeath in serviceAnnual holiday – 25 days plus 8 days bank holidayChildcare vouchersMobile phone and tablet deviceWeekend and evening enhancementsOnline benefits portalhealthcare at home … a little about us…. Our vision is simple, to deliver inspirational healthcare in the home for millions worldwide. Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies we develop innovative solutions that meet patients’ needs to have quality clinical care in their homes. Every member of our team from specialist nurses to drivers has the same patient focus and is dedicated to delivering the best possible care.What does a healthcare support worker do at healthcare at home? The healthcare support worker is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team responsible for delivering gold standard care. The role involves working under the direct supervision of a registered practitioner, to support patients in their own homes with personal care, wound care, answering patients queries and supporting service delivery logistics. What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?In essence we are looking for candidates who are dedicated to offering outstanding professional patient care, it’s at the heart of what you do.You will have previous care experience, ideally within a community setting and be confident in reporting clinical observations. You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively and putting people at ease. An NVQ within healthcare and being able to take bloods would be an advantage.As this is a regional role travelling to visit patients in their home setting, it is crucial that you have full UK driving licence.healthcare at home are an equal opportunities employer Healthcare at Home reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received