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Healthcare Assistant

Crawley, West Sussex, England
RH10 5PG
£ 16009 - 16771 Per year
Full time
Job level
Studying / Unqualified
22 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019

Job Description

Role overview

We have an exciting opportunity in our Crawley clinic for a healthcare assistant who  wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to  increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training,  e-learning  and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.

• To support the nursing team and undertake duties  as directed by a registered nurse
• To escort patients to and from the clinical area to the waiting areas or transport
• To serve patient drinks and snacks during treatment as required
• To undertake basic health checks with patients pre and post dialysis including weight and blood pressure
• To check and clean equipment following appropriate training
• To assist with patient documentation as appropriate
•  To prepare, restore and maintain areas and equipment for clinical treatments, ensuring that supplies and machines are readily available.
• Act as an assigned member of staff for a group of patients ensuring  ‘great care‘ is provided at all times
• Proactively participate  in quality and service improvement programmes

• Must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent
•  Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health; Social Care or equivalent and working towards level 3    
•  Ideally previous experience in hospital and healthcare setting
• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team
• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care
• Excellent communication skills (oral + written) with fluency in English

• Full Time  - 37.5 hours per week
• Monday to Saturday, Shifts  hours from 06.30 to  23.30 (No Nights* or Sunday working)
• Competitive Salary
• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service
• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension
• Relocation allowance *
• Post subject to  References, Identification, DBS, OH checks
* where applicable/dependent on clinic

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.

Ref: 04HCA009

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