Health care assistant

Recruiter
Optima Staffing Solutions
Location
Bath, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2019
Closes
21 Oct 2019
Ref
1286627878
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

-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.

-Minimum 1 year care experience in mental health, partly in a medium secure unit

-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

-Driver with own car is an added advantage

-Must have previous health care assistant expereince in care home or hosiptal

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Agency

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