Healthcare Assistant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Spire Healthcare £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
25 Sep 2021
Closes
24 Oct 2021

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant | Surgical Ward | Band 2 equivalent salary | Cambridge | Permanent Full time

Due to an expansion in our services, Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a healthcare assistant to join our established surgical ward. The successful applicant will work in a team that provides high quality evidence-based nursing care. Shifts are based on the department's operating hours which are Monday - Sunday. Days/Nights/Weekends

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients from Cambridgeshire and East Anglia. The Hospital is going through a £10 million refit, which will modernise our 5 Theatres and 44-bedded ward. Also included in the upgrade will be the Imaging and short stay departments, increasing the number of pods to 19. The Endoscopy suite will also be JAG compliant level and there will be an extended 2-bed recovery unit.

Duties and responsibilities
  • This role is based in a fast-paced environment providing the opportunity to develop and increase healthcare knowledge and experience. You will be given a full comprehensive induction when you start including the opportunity to train in venepuncture and basic dressings
  • Assist the qualified nursing staff, under their supervision, in providing a high quality, comprehensive service to all patients and users, ensuring a high standard of a patient care is maintained in a clean and safe environment
  • Obtain consent from individuals before carrying out the task/activities
  • Washing and other personal hygiene activities such as bathing
  • Assisting patients during moving and handling
  • Assisting patients to eat and drink
  • Undertake basic observations of patients" vital signs"
  • Identity and report any significant changes that might affect the individuals health and wellbeing to the nursing team

Who we're looking for
  • An experienced, and preferably NVQ level 2/3 qualified, Healthcare Assistant / Support Worker. Sign off competences also accepted
  • Previous experience within a surgical unit is desirable
  • You will need outstanding communication skills, and you will be able to follow instructions precisely

Benefits

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Sarena Phillips on Applyor Apply

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

Ref: 7305

Job Details

Healthcare Assistant

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Spire Healthcare
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
25 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
24 Oct 2021

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