Healthcare Assistant
Location: Walton -On -Thames, Surrey
Salary/Rate: £10.55 per/Hr. Monday -Friday £13.00per/hr. Bank Holiday
Sector: Healthcare / Medicine
Contract: Temporary Agency
Posted: 10-06-2021
Recruiter: Seek Staffing Ltd

We are looking for a Healthcare Assistant who will assist Healthcare Professionals, under the supervision of qualified Nursing Staff, to carry out a spectrum of duties. Their tasks include assisting patients with personal care and conducting clinical duties, in addition to carrying out, monitoring, and recording the results of medical tests, which the Healthcare Professional will analyze.

To be successful as a Healthcare Assistant, you should possess a caring and nurturing personality. You should also be able to handle physically demanding tasks, such as supporting the weight of patients to aid mobility, turning patients over, and lifting heavy medical equipment.

 

Healthcare Assistant Requirements:

  • NVQ Qualification in Health and Social Care.
  • Pass a medical check.
  • Clear background check.
  • Previous experience in a caring role, preferred.
  • Previous medical experience is useful but not essential.
  • The desire to work with all people, irrespective of background, race, or creed.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Physically able to lift patients.
  • A tactful and approachable personality.

 

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities will include recording the observations of patients such as:

  • Ensuring that supplies and medical equipment are replenished.
  • Improving the mobility of patients.
  • Setting up equipment required by Healthcare Professionals.
  • Taking and  Recording the temperature of the patient
  • Taking  and recording the pulse rate of the patient
  • Taking  and recording the respiration rate of the patient
  • Measuring patients' weight.
  • Preparing patients for therapy.
  • Making up beds, giving out bedpans, and collecting bedpans.

 

  • Seek Staffing Ltd specialises  in the placement of medical and non-medical staff into Agency, permanent, temporary and contract positions to Hospitals, Care homes, Supported Living, Housing,  Associations, Refuges and Private organisations. We believe in providing new  ways to effectively support the staffing needs of every market we serve.


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