Healthcare Assistant - Nights - Birkenhead

Talento Recruitment
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Talento Recruitment is one of the fastest growing recruitment consultancies in the UK. We are suppliers of permanent candidates into the Nursing, Health & Social Care sectors as well as HR sectors.

Our client is looking to recruit healthcare assistants to work nights in a care home with nursing in Oxton, Birkenhead.

As a Healthcare Assistant you will:

  • Ensure the highest levels of care are maintained by supporting/assisting clients, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, and all other aspects of daily living.
  • Assist with daily activities providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed.
  • Observe care planning needs for clients and complete written daily records as instructed and in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Answer Nurse call system, giving assistance as required.
  • Under the supervision and guidance of senior Care Staff, report on the well-being of Clients.
  • Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors family members, and other health care professionals.
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Care Home.
  • Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined time scales.

The successful candidate must have:

  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • One year experience in long term care or assisted living or home health preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations and be considerate
  • Caring and compassionate attitude while articulating true concern for people
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Demonstration of proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel)

Salary is £14,508-£19,344 based on 36-48 hour contract. Hourly rate is £7.75

Please call Leanne Irving for more information about this role or apply online.