Health and Personal Care Assistant (Community) - Golden Hello

Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
EN8 9PY
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust £ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 Jan 2022
Closes
10 Feb 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • To work within a team that provides an assessment and care service to patients with nursing / health needs.
  • To visit patients in their own homes and provide appropriate care and support as defined in the Care Plan. This will include aspects of personal care, hygiene, uncomplicated nursing procedures, exercise, activity and treatment programmes prescribed by therapists. The aim is to rehabilitate and maximise the patient's potential and where appropriate to support the carer.
  • To support and enable patients in a range of activities to promote independent living and monitor their well-being.
  • To undertake administration and clerical tasks that are associated with the care process including record keeping and use of computer.

Person specification

Qualifications and Training
Essential criteria
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good general education
  • NVQ Level 3 or willingness to work towards qualification.


Experience and Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Practical experience in a care setting
  • Understanding of the needs of elderly patients


Skills and Abilities
Essential criteria
  • Ability to use own initiative where necessary


Other requirements
Essential criteria
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)


We will communicate any interview arrangements with applicants via e-mail so it is advisable that you check the email address you give on your application on a regular basis.

Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment (VCOD) for Healthcare Workers - Candidates offered a role with Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust, who are aged 18 and over and who will  have direct, face to face contact with service users as part of their role will be required to evidence that they have received a complete course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, subject to limited exceptions, by no later than 1 April 2022. This will include front-line workers, as well as non-clinical workers not directly involved in patient care but who nevertheless may have direct, face to-face contact with patients, such as receptionists and ward clerks.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.  

Applications from qualified job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications, subject to you meeting minimum criteria of the role and salary threshold. Please visit the Apply website for detail.  

Ref: 21HPCACOM

Job Details

Health and Personal Care Assistant (Community) - Golden Hello

Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, Englandd Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Jan 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Feb 2022

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