Healthcare Assistant

Ulverston, Cumbria, England
LA12 7SG
Diaverum £ 17004.0 - 17684.0 Per year Part time Save This Job
Pay
£ 17004.0 - 17684.0 Per year
Hours
Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified
Posted
9 Dec 2020
Closes
22 Jan 2021

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity in our new renal unit in Ulverston, Ulverston can be found in the County of Cumbria and has close proximity to the South Lake District. Our clinic in Ulverston opens in July 2021, this will be a brand new clinic and will have up to 12 dialysis stations. Parking will be available on site.

We are looking for a Healthcare Assistant who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.

RESPONISIBILITIES:

• To support the nursing team and undertake duties as directed by a registered nurse

• To escort patients to and from the clinical area to the waiting areas or transport

• To serve patient drinks and snacks during treatment as required

• To undertake basic health checks with patients pre and post dialysis including weight and blood pressure

• To check and clean equipment following appropriate training

• To assist with patient documentation as appropriate

• To prepare, restore and maintain areas and equipment for clinical treatments, ensuring that supplies and machines are readily available.

• Act as an assigned member of staff for a group of patients ensuring ‘great care‘ is provided at all times

• Proactively participate in quality and service improvement programmes

REQUIREMENTS:

• Must be educated to GCSE level or equivalent

• Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health; Social Care or equivalent and working towards level 3

• Ideally previous experience in hospital and healthcare setting

• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team

• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care

• Excellent communication skills (oral + written) with fluency in English

COME GROW WITH US!

• Part Time - 34.5 hours per week

• Shifts are Monday to Saturday 6:30am - 6:30pm (No Nights* or Sunday working)

• Pay listed above includes a competitive salary and unsocial Payments and Location Allowance*

• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service

• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Auto -Enrolment Pension

• Post subject to References, Identification, DBS and OH checks

• Relocation allowance *

* where applicable/dependent on clinic

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications

Ref: 38HCA001

Job Details

Healthcare Assistant

Ulverston, Cumbria, Englandd Diaverum
Pay
£ 17004.0 - 17684.0 Per year
Job level
Newly qualified
Hours
Part time
Posted
9 Dec 2020
Type
Permanent
Closes
22 Jan 2021

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