A part time Healthcare Assistant needed in an NHS & Private Hospital on a Orthopaedic ward located on the border of East Sussex and Kent.
- 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.