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Health Care Assistant

Salary:
£8.72 per hour
Location:
Milton Keynes
Company:
Amazing Care

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Job Description

The role involves contact on a physical and psychological level with patients and their families. The post holder will undertake a range of activities under the supervision of a registered nurse, senior staff having been assessed and deemed competent in the activities required.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Support the registered nurse in implementation of an agreed plan of care with the patient and in accordance with instructions and training received;

· Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers;

· Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team and Nursing Residential environment;

· Contribute to the legality and accuracy of the patients care plan/ and or other reports and the effectiveness of the established communication /reporting system over the full 24hrs;

· Participate in regular meetings and attend other meetings as requested;

· Undertake tasks and procedures, in which competency has been assessed and recorded specific to the care environment, including for example blood glucose monitoring;

· Participate in research activities as and when required;

· Provide support and assistance to registered staff;

· All team members are responsible for behaving in a manner that does not put themselves, patients, visitors and other team members in danger or at risk in the clinical environment;

· To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products;

· To assist in the maintenance of home cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times;

· To assist the patient to ensure they have the opportunity to meet their individual dietary requirements. Ensuring all patients receive their chosen and correct meals;

· To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the home are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner;

· To assist and support registered nurses and clerical staff in administrative duties as required;

· To escort stable patients to and from all home to departments within the hospital.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

Minimum 2 years of experience in a healthcare role.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION:

• GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and maths ;

• Healthcare qualification, such as BTEC or NVQ.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: £8.72 to £9.00 /hour

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