We have exciting opportunities available to join our organisation as a Healthcare Assistant, band 3. Join us as a Healthcare Assistant and you will be able to combine doing a job that makes a positive difference to people in your area, with learning new skills and further achieving qualifications in care and nursing with a structured career pathway helping you to realise your potential in healthcare.
What we need from you
- A positive and caring attitude
- Strong values
- A determination to do a good job
- Willingness to learn
Health Care Support Workers work closely with people who use our services, their families, friends and carers – making an essential contribution to how people experience our services. You will be expected to be kind, responsive professional and to contribute to the services we provide by
- Working in partnership with patients and their families and carers.
- Providing skilled, evidence-based care which adheres to agreed policies and procedures
- Working as part of a team implementing care plans or directive
- overseen by registered nurses and allied health professionals.
- Able to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team, update others in the team and use handover effectively. Speaking face to face but also by telephone.
- Maintaining accurate, timely, concise and legible clinical records both electronic and handwritten which adhere to the our policies
- Able to talk to people about sensitive issues in a supportive manner but also challenge others assertively where necessary
- Able to maintain electronic patient records
- Use Microsoft Word to draft letters and reports
- You are expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Health Care and Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England.
- Contribute to the implementation of care plans by helping to assess patients, develop, implement and evaluate a care plan
- Able to work on your own but follow the directions of care plans and Band 4 staff or registered staff
- Accepting responsibility for decisions/actions
- Obtain consent and understand how the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards impact your work and the people you are working with
- Work well with other members of the team including communicating effectively, being kind and considerate, reliable and enthusiastic.
- Contribute to the culture of the team/organisation and play a role in making it inclusive, kind and hard-working
- Help others in the team achieve their objectives and deliver safe, effective care
- Caring for the people who use our services, their families and carers, and other staff
- Respectful of others and genuinely treating them how you would want to be treated
- Able and willing to work with service users, family and carers, and other staff in a way which empowers and supports others and makes them feel better about themselves
- Able and willing to work in partnership with service users, their friends and family as well as other health care professionals
- Assured holiday pay
- Competitive Hourly rates
- Opportunity to work part-time hours if this suits your circumstances
- Referral bonus
- Numeracy and Literacy skills are required to keep accurate records and administer medicines (if appropriate)
- Good to have –
- NVQ L3 or equivalent Previous Experience Essential criteria
- Previous experience as a Band 2 or 3 health care assistant or equivalent demonstrated experience to provide care.
- Proactively and independently managing own caseload
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