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Health Care Assistants - Bury St Edmunds

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Recruiter
Ambition 24
Posted
06 February 2013
Closes
06 March 2013
Ref
AMB SZ 98
Location
East Anglia
Job Type
Salary
£11.80 - £19.35

Further information

Health Care Assistants – Hospitals

Health Care Assistants - HCA rate of pay per hour £11.80 up to £19.35

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The health care assistant is a member of the ward / unit care team appointed to support Registered Nurses in the delivery of direct patient care. The role involves contact on a physical and psychological level with patients and their families. The post holder will undertake a range of activities under the supervision of a registered nurse, having been assessed and deemed competent in the activities required.

 

The types of duties include the following:

 

  • washing and dressing

     

  • feeding

     

  • helping people to mobilise

     

  • toileting

     

  • bed making

     

  • generally assisting with patients' overall comfort

     

  • monitoring patients' conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, respirations and weight

Essential skills

Effective communicator – verbal & written
Ability to prioritise & organise
Ability to work on own initiative
Questioning & listening skills

Personal Skill Requirements

 

Must have a minimum of 6 months experience in the Hospital Care industry. Valid and up to date Moving & Handling certificates are essential. (Training can be provided if necessary).

Benefits

Working for our agency is beneficial because you manage who own time. Ambition 24 Hours operates 24 hours a day, which means you can contact a consultant anytime of the day or night. Our agency appreciates your qualification and experience in the health care field and as such understands the importance of quality pay rate for quality staffing.

Ambition 24

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