Healthcare Assistant (FTC 6 months)

Posting date27 March 2021

Closing date26 April 2021

Salary£17,004-£17,684.16 plus allowances

LocationEastbourne, BN26 6QH

CompanyNHS Jobs

Job typePermanent

HoursFull Time

Reference5447166

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Job Reference: 18HCA011


We have an exciting opportunity in our Eastbourne clinic for a healthcare assistant - 6 months fixed term contract, who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.



RESPONISIBILITIES:


• To support the nursing team and undertake dutiesas directed by a registered nurse


• To escort patients to and from the clinical area to the waiting areas or transport


• To serve patient drinks and snacks during treatment as required


• To undertake basic health checks with patients pre and post dialysis including weight and blood pressure


• To check and clean equipment following appropriate training


• To assist with patient documentation as appropriate


•To prepare, restore and maintain areas and equipment for clinical treatments, ensuring that supplies and machines are readily available.


• Act as an assigned member of staff for a group of patients ensuring‘great care‘ is provided at all times


• Proactively participatein quality and service improvement programmes



REQUIREMENTS:


• Must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent


• Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health; Social Care or equivalent and working towards level 3


•Ideally previous experience in hospital and healthcare setting


• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team


• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care


• Excellent communication skills (oral + written) with fluency in English



COME GROW WITH US!


• 6 Months Fixed Term Contract


• Full Time - 37.5 hours per week


• Monday to Saturday, Shiftshours from 06.30 to23.30 (No Nights* or Sunday working)


• Competitive Salary


• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service


• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension


• Relocation allowance *


• Post subject toReferences, Identification, DBS, OH checks


* where applicable/dependent on clinic



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