Nursing Assistant

Urgent Vacancy Nursing Jobs UK For Nursing Assistant
Job Description
Nursing Jobs UK, Nursing Assistants take care of the personal care needs of their patients to improve their quality of life. They ensure that patients are comfortable and well cared for and perform a range of household tasks as well as personal grooming and healthcare duties.
They may work in a facility, such as a care home, where they assist Registered Nurses and other healthcare staff. They may also visit people in their homes as part of a team of assistants that help their patients to live independently.
There are no specific qualifications required for Nursing Assistants, but candidates need good numeracy and literacy skills such as GCSEs in Maths and English or A-levels. A healthcare qualification such as an NVQ or BTEC typically gives a candidate an advantage as does an HNC.
Job Details

Hiring Organization
Whittington Health

Post Name
Nursing Assistant

GNM Nursing


Employment Type
Full Time

Work Hours
8 Hours

GBP 27000 To GBP 29000 Per Year

London, England, United Kingdom N19 5NF

About Organization

Whittington Health aims to help local people live longer and healthier lives by providing safe, personal, coordinated care for the community we serve. We provide hospital and community care services to 500,000 people living in Islington and Haringey as well as other London boroughs including Barnet, Enfield, Camden and Hackney.
As one organisation providing both hospital and community services, we are known as an ‘integrated care organisation’. We have an income of £395 million in 20-21 and over 4,400 staff delivering care across north London.Our priority is to provide the right care, at the right time and in the right place for our patients.
We provide a large range of services from the hospital, including accident and emergency (A&E), maternity, diagnostic, therapy and elderly care. We also run services from 30 community locations in Islington and Haringey. Over the past year we have reviewed and developed services to make them stronger and better support the needs of patients.
As an integrated care organisation we bring high quality services closer to home and speed up communication between community and hospital services, improving our patients’ experience. Key to our approach is partnering with patients, carers, GPs, social care, mental health and other healthcare providers.

Job Responsibilities For Nursing Jobs UK

Taking patients’ vital signs such as temperature and blood pressure and reporting any changes to a supervisor
Supporting Registered Nurses with their duties by checking, sterilising and setting up equipment
Serving meals and helping feed patients
Assisting patients with performing basic tasks such as eating, dressing and going to the toliet when necessary 
Taking blood samples and submitting them for testing
Performing household duties such as changing sheets and cleaning

Job Skills For Nursing Jobs UK

Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Abilities of observation
The ability to work well within a team
Computer skills including accurate data entry
Customer service skills
Excellent listening skills

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