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DATE ADDED: Tue 08/10/2019

Health Care Assistant

Stafford, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description


-Assessing the needs and risks of service users on an ongoing basis


-Assisting nurses to provide holistic and therapeutic care to patients


-Engaging service users in activities plus escort on grounds or community leaves as appropriate


-Promoting independence, dignity and choice


-Promoting health, safety and wellbeing


-Risk assessment and care planning


Required Skills and Attributes:


-NVQ Level 2/3 is desirable but not mandatory


-Current DBS


-Relevant Healthcare Training


-Right to work in the U.K.


-Minimum 1 year care experience in mental health, partly in a medium secure unit


-Good verbal and written communication


-Ability to work well in a team and also able to work independently using your own initiative


-Great attitude in working with vulnerable individuals


-Competent in doing vital signs, updating food and fluid charts and turning charts.


-Reliable, punctual and committed to making a difference in the lives of others


-Up to date mandatory trainings


-Driver with own car is an added advantage


-Must have previous health care assistant experience in care home or hospital


Flexible working hours Salary: £9.00 to £14.00 /hour