Health Care Assistant

Job Description

We are looking for a healthcare assistant who will assist healthcare professionals, under the supervision of qualified nursing staff, to carry out a spectrum of duties. Their tasks include assisting patients with personal care and conducting clinical duties, in addition to carrying out, monitoring, and recording the results of medical tests, which the healthcare professional will analyze.

To be successful as a healthcare assistant, you should possess a caring and nurturing personality. You should also be able to handle physically demanding tasks, such as supporting the weight of patients to aid mobility, turning patients over, and lifting heavy medical equipment.

Job Details

Organization Name : Daytime Healthcare Recruitment Ltd
Post Name : Health Care Assistant
Qualification : BTEC or NVQ
Industry : Private
Employment Type : Full Time

Work Hours : 8 Hours
Salary : GBP 9 To GBP 11 Per Hour
Location : London, England, United Kingdom SE10 0ER

About Organization
Daytime Healthcare is a company set up to service the needs of Healthcare organisations to find suitable Nursing staff predominantly for day shifts. We understand that Healthcare is a 24 hour, 365 days a year business and as such requires true flexibility whereby Healthcare institutions are adequately staffed around the clock.

Our temporary staffing division understand the hardship faced by Majority of Healthcare institutions with finding Nursing staff that are willing to work day shifts whereby the preference of majority of agency Nurses tends to be for night shifts.

Daytime Healthcare provides a Niche service whereby all temporary Nurses on our books are required to be flexible enough to accommodate both day and night shifts.Our aim is to provide a valued and much needed service to enable our clients to continuously meet their staffing quotas.

In order to achieve this we aim to provide an effective recruitment service for ad-hoc and contract placements to both Nurses and Clients. Our Team is made up of experienced individuals who have a thorough understanding of the market and who work tirelessly to exceed our Client’s expectations.

We believe in delivering quality healthcare professionals 24/7 and thus have a continuous recruitment process to ensure the compliance of our Nurses and also to guarantee client satisfaction. For Clients, why not contact us now to see how we can start making a difference to your fill rates.

Healthcare Assistant Responsibilities :

Assisting with daily living activities such as eating, showering and using the toilet
Utilising equipment to move patients when necessary
Helping tidy the patient’s home or room
Taking the patient’s vital signs such as blood pressure and temperature
Talking to patients and reassuring them
Attending meetings with other healthcare professionals
Assisting nurses and other staff when needed
Adhering to professional standards
Delivering reports to Case Managers and reviewing any important changes in the patient’s condition
Ensuring that supplies and medical equipment are replenished.
Improving the mobility of patients.
Setting up equipment required by healthcare professionals.
Taking the temperature, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels of patients, and recording the results.
Recording the pulse rate of patients.
Measuring patients’ weight.
Preparing patients for therapy.
Making up beds, giving out bedpans, and collecting bedpans.

Healthcare Assistant skills

Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Ability to handle multiple tasks safely and efficiently
Clear verbal communication skills to explain sensitive information
Excellent customer service skills
The ability to work well with their hands
Capability to accept criticism
The ability to work well with others


The potential for flexible working hours.
A rewarding working experience that helps others in the community.
A secure future job market with guaranteed pay levels.
The opportunity to grow, learn and make a real difference in the wider community.

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