Health care assistant

Recruiter
Optima Staffing Solutions
Location
Braintree
Posted
25 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Description

Optima Staffing Solutions is currently recruiting Health care assistants to work in Hospitals and Care Homes around Braintree areas on a temporary and locum positions.

Job Title: Healthcare Assistants/Support Workers

Main duties and responsibilities:

-Assessing the needs and risks of service users on an ongoing basis

-Assisting nurses to provide holistic and therapeutic care to patients

-Engaging service users in activities plus escort on grounds or community leaves as appropriate

-Promoting independence, dignity and choice

-Promoting health, safety and wellbeing

-Risk assessment and care planning


Required Skills and Attributes:

-NVQ Level 2/3 is desirable but not mandatory

-Current DBS

-Relevant Healthcare Training

-Right to work in the U.K.

-Good verbal and written communication

-Ability to work well in a team and also able to work independently using your own initiative

-Great attitude in working with vulnerable individuals

-Competent in doing vital signs, updating food and fluid charts and turning charts.

-Reliable, punctual and committed to making a difference in the lives of others

-Up to date mandatory trainings or willing to undertake training

-Driver with own car is an added advantage

- MINIMUM MUST HAVE 6 MONTHS EXPERIENCE IN A HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

-HOWEVER, WE ALSO WELCOME PEOPLE WITHOUT EXPERIENCE WHO ARE WILLING TO UNDERTAKE NECESSARY TRAININGS.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: £9.00 to £14.00 /hour


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