Full-Time Health Care Assistant/Support Worker (Band 2 and Band 3-NHS)
Salary: Band 2- £8.25 to £15.00, Band 3- £8.50-£17.00 (depending on the shifts worked i.e. weekdays, weekends, nights, bank holidays etc.) Working Hours: Flexible Start Date: Immediate Start – Subject to successful application We are looking for experienced, confident and reliable Healthcare Assistants. You will need good communication skills and the ability to work in a variety of healthcare settings providing advanced notice and short notice cover. You will work as a member of a team in maintaining and delivering a high standard of resident care. You will implement and effectively assist in the day-to-day running of all prescribed resident care packages and assist in the meeting of all their basic care needs. You will be expected to work to a high level under the supervision of qualified nursing staff. Essential skills required for Healthcare Assistants Skills/abilities:- Ability to uses own initiative, plan own work and prioritise a patient’s care needs , Ability to work without direct supervision , Ability to work within a team , Good communication skills , Motivated to learn , Maintains a mature attitude , Possesses a responsible attitude. Knowledge:- Knowledge of care giving , Has an empathy and understanding of issues encountered by patients with care needs. Training/ education:- Evidence of relevant statutory and mandatory training; Manual Handling, First Aid, Basic Life support, Health & Safety, Food Hygiene/Infection Control, Nutrition and Hydration Experience:- Recent experience of caring for patients. Other requirements:- Ability to travel to varying work locations during unsocial hours. Benefits: Competitive rates of pay Flexible working hours Free mandatory and service-specific training Ongoing professional maintenance (appraisals & clinical supervision) Applicants will: Undergo a full enhanced DBS check Require two professional references Need to complete the free online training if they do not have valid training certificates. Applicant must have: Minimum of 6 months experience within the UK and NHS Hospital setting Vaccination Desirable: UK Driving License Flexible working hours If you have the skills, attitude and experience to be successful in this role, we want to hear from you today.
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