HealthCare Assistant - Thatcham

Elysium Healthcare
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Elysium Healthcare brings
together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is
embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life. Our inclusive way of
working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each
and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of
Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver
excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

Elysium Healthcare has a network of over 40 sites strategically placed across
England and Wales.

Our Healthcare Assistant role involves:
Assisting qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual
patient care plans
Undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the
well-being, dignity and treatment of all patients
Providing practical support and responsive care to patients who require
assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting
activities, ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant
healthcare legislation
Observing and monitoring the well-being of patients ensuring that any unusual
physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior
staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate
Developing and maintaining a good professional relationship with patients,
colleagues and visitors
Responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries

To be successful as a Healthcare Assistant, you’ll need:
To be educated to a minimum NVQ 1 or O-Level/GCSE Grade D-G
Well-developed observational and listening skills
No experience is required as basic training will be provided

About our benefits

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:
Competitive salary -including location allowance
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Continuous learning and development
Career development
A variety of flexible working
working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
Enhanced maternity pay
Flexible benefits
25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and your birthday off

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