Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: HCHCA1
  • Date Posted: 28 March 2019
  • Recruiter: TLA Group
  • Location: East Sussex
  • Salary: £15,700 to £20,600
  • Bonus/Benefits: Free onsite gym, Free parking, free meal, 27days holiday...
  • Sector: Healthcare Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Keeley Chant
  • Email: keeley@thelocumagency.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01277280200

Job Description

Healthcare Assistants needed in an NHS & Private Hospital on a Orthopaedic ward located in East Sussex in a beautiful setting.

  • Must have NVQ level 2 in Social Care (or working towards)
  • Experience in patient care in a care setting
  • Orthopaedic knowledge/ experience would be advantageous.

As the Healthcare Assistant you will be conducting the BMI, weight, fluid intake and urine sampling basic observations of patients. Taking blood, escorting patients between wards and/or to theatre.

You must have a caring nature and be a good communicator face to face and over the telephone. You will be happy to get involved in the 'Care pathways programme' run by the Hospital. There will be some telephone answering/ message taking involved. 

You will help patients with unpacking their things on arrival and departure, assisting the post-operative patients with dressing.

The ideal person will show an interest in continually improving themselves with training and CPD contribution.