Urgent Vacancy Healthcare Assistant Jobs in UK For Healthcare Assistant
Healthcare Assistant Jobs in UK, A Healthcare Assistant, or HCA cares for patients in a hospital, residential care facility or a patient’s home. Their duties include assisting patients with daily activities, checking vital signs and assisting nursing staff when necessary.
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.
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
GBP 10 To GBP 12 Per Hour
Bodmin, England, United Kingdom PL31 2QN
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CFT) is the only foundation Trust in Cornwall and employs approximately 5000 staff across the region. CFT was previously a mental health, learning disabilities and children’s services provider; in addition to this, in April CFT became the provider of adult community services across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
The Trust is managed by our Board of Directors. They are responsible for the operational management of the Trust with input from the Council of Governors. The Trust assesses its compliance against the terms of its authorisation.
Annual, quarterly and ad hoc reports are provided to Monitor, in addition to the submission of our annual plan. Monitor use this information to assign the Trust annual and quarterly risk ratings, monitor our actual performance against our plans, and identify any steps that need to be taken to address problems. The Trust’s self assessment is regularly reported to the Board of Directors. The Care Quality Commission also check that the Trust is meeting national standards.
Healthcare Assistant Responsibilities For Healthcare Assistant Jobs in UK
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.
Healthcare Assistant Skills For Healthcare Assistant Jobs in UK
A caring and responsible attitude.
Sensitivity and sympathy, with the ability to respect each patient’s dignity and sense of independence.
Patience and tact.
Communication skills to support the patient and give reassurance.
Practical skills and a willingness to do messy tasks.
Healthcare Assistant Requirements For Healthcare Assistant Jobs in UK
Previous experience in a caring role, preferred.
Previous medical experience is useful but not essential.
The desire to work with all people, irrespective of background, race, or creed.
Good communication skills.
Good listening skills.
Physically able to lift patients.