Health Care Assistant - Band 2

Health Care Assistant - Band 2 Moreton in Marsh, England

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time Moreton in Marsh, England 20270 - 21318 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Hours per week – Variety of hours available

Here at North Cotswold Hospital we deliver the highest standards of care to our patients. Located within Gloucestershire bordering Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

We pride ourselves on being a dynamic close knit team that delivers varying levels of care within a Community Hospital Setting, supporting and facilitating the care needs for 22 inpatients alongside a wider MDT located in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Join us in developing your skills in sub-acute medicine, rehabilitation and palliative care.

This post is open to candidates who are looking to start their career in a nursing environment with no previous experience or alternatively the more experienced carer looking for a change to further their clinical knowledge and skills.

This role is an ideal opportunity to develop a career within a multidisciplinary team in a hospital environment and can be used as a stepping stone to gain experience prior to commencing or alongside training in Nursing, Midwifery or Paramedic Science.

We welcome potential candidates to come for a look around and get a feel for what we do by prior arrangement.

As a Health Care Assistant/ Support Worker you will be responsible for participating and assisting in the delivery of care / services to patients

You will be expected to provide safe and compassionate care of a high standard under supervision of registered nurses

You will be expected to assist patients with activities of daily living including personal care and nutritional and dietary support

You will be expected to take and record observations and undertake additional supportive tasks as directed by registered nurse eg venepuncture , catheter care , ECG recording etc

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

As a Health Care Assistant/ Support Worker you will be responsible for participating and assisting in the delivery of care / services to patients and service users as part of a Mental Health and Social Care Health Service. Health Care Assistant, Social Care Workers and other Healthcare Support Workers employed by the Trust are required to follow the guidance set out in Code of Conduct for Health Care Assistants/ Health Care Support Workers to provide safe and compassionate care of a high standard, and to challenge others who are not.

You will receive direct supervision and partake in reflective practice / training on a regular basis and be required to meet the Care Certificate standards. All successful applicants will also have the opportunity to discuss the prospect of undertaking a Level 3 Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship alongside their substantive post. This apprenticeship would include the Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare.

Health Care Assistant - Band 2
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

www.ghc.nhs.uk
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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