Health care assistant

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