Bank Paediatrics Health Care Assistant

Bank Paediatrics Health Care Assistant London, England

Bupa
Full Time London, England 16.21 - 22.69 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Paediatric Healthcare Assistant
Cromwell Hospital, London SW5 0TU
Bank role
From £16.21 - £22.69 per hour + fantastic benefits
Role Overview
You will join the Skyline Children and Young Peoples outpatient’s department, seeing a wide variety of patients ranging from medical, surgical, orthopaedics appointments. The role is based at our internationally renowned private Cromwell hospital which is located in the South Kensington area of London. Our Paediatric ward consists of an 11 bed ward which has the ability to expand as well. We also have our Paediatric Outpatient Department see’s 16 patients a day. These are all short-stay patients and the time of cases that you might come across range from orthopaedic to sports cases. You will gain experience caring for children and young people across a wide range of specialties whilst here with the support of an extensive MDT team including paediatric therapists and health play specialists.
If you are interested in applying and want to find out more information about the role please contact Meagan Cranfield on
What you’ll do:
  • You will be prioritizing patient care needs, be able to spot an unwell child and complete a comprehensive assessment and escalate accordingly.
  • You will be carrying out heights and weights on patient arrival as well as maintaining strict patient confidentiality.
  • Assisting co-coordinating a busy outpatient department would be part of your job as well.
  • You will be screening patients upon their arrival.
  • Adhering to the hospitals infection control measures and promoting these within the team.
  • In addition to this you will attend study days and adhere to 100% compliance of Cromwell Hospital mandatory training timescales.
  • You will be supporting the consultants in collaboration with the nurses.
What you’ll bring:
  • Experience as a Healthcare Assistant (essential)
  • Hold an NVQ in health and social care
  • Hold the Care Certificate Qualification or willing to complete the training
  • Experience working with children is preferred but we are also interested in Health Care assistants who might not have the experience but are passionate about caring for children.
  • Basic Life Support Trained (desirable)
  • Have a desire to develop both professionally and personally
  • NVQ Level 2 (Direct Patient Care) or equivalent
  • Excellent team player
  • Understanding of safeguarding best practice and awareness of relevant child protection legislation
Why Bupa?
We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.
Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically.
We offer a range of benefits for our Bank Staff :
  • An hourly rate that incorporates payment of annual leave.
  • Subsidised staff canteen and coffee shop lead by expert caterers.
  • Inclusion in the NEST government pension scheme.
Diversity and Inclusion
Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.
Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.
Welcome to a place that celebrates you.
This isn’t where you've been.
This is where you're going.
This is what we have belief in.
If you are interested in applying and want to find out more information about the role please contact Meagan Cranfield on
Time Type:
Full time

Bank Paediatrics Health Care Assistant
Bupa

careers.bupa.co.uk
London, United Kingdom
Iñaki Ereño
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
1947
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