Health Care Assistant/Support WorkerPART TIME/ FULL TIME
This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Impact Health Services who operate as an Employment Business. Due to an expansion of our business, we have an exciting opportunity to add to our team of experienced Care Assistants within the Luton and surrounding areas.
Our clients range from
- Large Nursing and Care Organisations
- Small independent specialist elderly care services
- Mental Health Hospitals
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Ability to work on your own initiative.
- Adequate communication skills.
Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity and treatment of all patients.
Provides 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.
Observes and monitors the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.
Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.
Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.
To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.
Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.
Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.
Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money.
To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.
As a Support Worker, you will be observing and monitoring the wellbeing of patients and ensuring any unusual physical, mental and emotional occurrences. You will be working closely as a team to assist people, you will be participating in the creation of activities which will help develop patients social and life skills. As a Mental health Support Worker you will be providing personal care if required.Benefits
- Fantastic rates of pay
- Special rates for bank holidays
- Flexible working hours to suit the applicant
- Mandatory training updates
- Holiday pay
- Uniforms & ID badges
- Employee of the month bonus
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity and have good communication skills together with a caring compassionate manner, then we would love to hear from you.