General Healthcare assistant

Recruiter
Allen Day Associates
Location
Bedford
Salary
From £7.50 to £7.90 per annum
Posted
24 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Our established client are recruiting for a Healthcare Assistant to work as part of their team in the Bedford area. They are well respected and have recently increased their team. SHIFT TIMES: 07.00-14.00/ 14.00-21.00/ 07.00-21.00/ 21.00-07.00 Training can be provided and DBS certificates will be done for you. Typical Duties include: · Assist service users with day to day tasks (i.e. dressing and washing) · To assist those with mobility restrictions in using aids and personal equipment. · Monitor the needs of the service users and inform other staff in any emergency or situation causing concern for wellbeing · Undertake the role of Key Worker under the supervision of a senior member of staff · Promote mental and physical activities for service users through the key worker system such as reading, socialising, recreational hobbies etc. · Make and change beds, empty commodes, and light cleaning duties. · Assist with serving meals and prepare and serve supper when required. Person Specification — Essential Criteria · Self-Motivated · Organised and punctual · Caring attitude · Sensitive to the needs of vulnerable adults · Good communication skills, able to interpret patients who may not be able to speak or have disabilities which impede their ability to communicate. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66701665

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