Healthcare Support Worker
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
- £ 16867.5 - 19084 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 3 Dec 2019
- 31 Dec 2019
We have a new opportunity for a Healthcare Support Worker to join our team covering the Portsmouth area.
As a Healthcare Support Worker, you will deliver gold standard, one to one, holistic care in the comfort of the patient's home.
healthcare at home ... a little about us....
Our vision is simple, we help our patients have their best day, every day.
Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies, we ensure first class clinical care in the home to our patients and provide greater insights and efficiencies to our customers.
Delivering through a patient centric approach, coupled with the introduction of user friendly technology, we provide clear visibility of the patient's adherence and persistence, resulting in improved outcomes. All this contributes to supporting our customers to identify interventions which enables patients to rediscover 'their normal' and have their best day every day.
Why work at healthcare at home ... the benefits
We are an inspiring business that has exciting times ahead and a clear vision to take us forward. We know people are fundamental to our success and we are focused on helping people to develop their careers. We have a strong culture of continual training and development from the moment you start through our induction to ongoing professional development throughout your career.
We offer a robust and flexible reward package including:
Fully expensed company car and fuel card or car allowance of £4250 per annum plus mileage
Contributory pension scheme
Private healthcare cover after two years' service
Death in service (4 x salary)
Annual holiday - 33 days inclusive of bank holidays
Mobile phone and tablet device
Weekend and evening enhancements
Online benefits portal - discounts on high street stores, holidays, days out etc
Comprehensive 8 day paid residential induction
Health and Wellbeing package
What does a Healthcare Support Worker do at healthcare at home?
The Healthcare Support Worker is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team responsible for delivering gold standard care. The role involves working under the direct supervision of a registered practitioner, to support patients in their own homes with personal care, wound care, answering patients queries and supporting service delivery logistics.
What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?
In essence we are looking for candidates who are dedicated to offering outstanding professional patient care, it's at the heart of what you do.
You will have previous care experience, ideally within a community setting and be confident in reporting clinical observations. You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening, communicating sensitively and putting people at ease. An NVQ within healthcare and being able to take bloods would be an advantage.
As this is a regional role travelling to visit patients in their home setting, it is crucial that you have a full UK driving licence.
healthcare at home are an equal opportunities employer
Please take a look at one of patients inspirational videos - Rachel's Story & also see what Jacqui says about working for us.
Healthcare at Home reserve the right to close vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received