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Healthcare Assistant

Client Name: County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Healthcare Assistant

Rates: Up to £24.89 per hour

Various shifts to suit you: earlies, lates, long days, nightshifts


First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts with flexible working options to suit your lifestyle
Competitive pay rates and next day payroll
A dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way
Hundreds of new shifts available every day so we can get you the right shift at the right time
£250 referral scheme
Free training for your own personal development
24/7/365 support - we're here when you need us
Working flexible shifts on various wards, you will provide much-needed care and support to people when they are feeling unwell, vulnerable, and unsure. A significant reliance is placed on the vital care you will provide to ensure a patients care experience is the very best it can be.

The very best Healthcare Assistants are individuals who show empathy, patience, consideration, passion, and dedication.

Patient focus

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will play an essential part in so many people's lives. This is a role where you can see the impact of your work daily, with the sense of achievement and satisfaction that comes with making a real difference.

General key skills

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will have:

Empathy and understanding
Compassion and a caring nature
A warm and friendly personality
A passion for good conversation
Quick thinking abilities
Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Excellent attention to detail
A systematic approach to tasks
Excellent timekeeping
The ability to work well and under pressure
A flexible attitude
A desire to improve and develop knowledge and skills
Active listening skills
Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a HCA, your duties could include:

Assisting nurses with day to day care
Serving meals and helping to feed patients
Helping patients to move around and feel more comfortable
Monitoring patients conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and weight
Keeping patient records accurate and up to date

You will need to pass an enhanced background check.
6 months recent healthcare experience with direct patient supervision and experience taking patient vital signs, the ideal candidate will have previous NHS experience.
References that cover the last two years

So, if you can combine empathy and understanding with practical hands-on patient care, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

Healthcare Assistant

Medacs Healthcare
Darlington, County Durham
no work experience required

Published on 14 Sep 2023

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