We are currently recruiting for a Healthcare Assistant to join our team at our Southampton NHS Treatment Centre at the Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton to support the professional staff with the overall responsibility for all patients in the Inpatients ward.
This new position is in the Inpatients Ward and is full time - 37.5 hours per week
The salary is up to £18,152 per annum plus @ £2,500 pa for working unsocial hours
Southampton NHS Treatment Centre is a state of the art facility and provides high quality specialist treatments in 9 specialties for the people of Hampshire, including Southampton and surrounding areas.
We deal with many common health needs such as hip and knee replacements, hernia repairs, gall bladder surgery, gynaecological problems and cataracts.
Ward and Oral Surgery Manager
Duties will include but will not be limited to:
To ensure that all procedures performed meet individual patient needs, reflect good practice and are provided by means of appropriate equipment, within the agreed patient care pathways.
To ensure that informed consent are obtained before commencement of any treatment.
To be responsible for maintaining accurate, timely and complete records, ensuring the safety and confidentiality of information
Ensure that the cleanliness and hygiene of the ward is maintained, adhering to infection control policies and procedures, Health and Safety policies and procedures.
To ensure that equipment is handled correctly and maintained in a safe working order, reporting any defects to Ward Manager
Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will have:
Experience of caring for others
The ability to receive and communicate information accurately and take instruction from professional colleagues.
Professional telephone manner
Can respond to a demanding environment
Ability to identify risks and alert individuals as necessary
Demonstrate initiative working without direct supervision
Previous Healthcare experience preferred; ideally in a Ward setting
NVQ Level 2
Applicants must have the right to work in the EU as we are unable to provide sponsorship or assistance.
Employment subject to enhanced DBS check