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Healthcare Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Up to £8.50 per hour

Permanent

FullTime:Days and Night Shifts available

Responsibilities will include following residents specific care plans, supporting them with their personal care, monitoring residents conditions by taking temperatures, pulse etc as well as practical support such as making beds, preparing food etc.

The Ideal Health Care Assistants candidate will have:

  • Person centred care approach
  • Ability to undertake stress whilst implementing the right attitude
  • Good Understanding of Medical Terms and Measurements
  • Ability to communicate effectively (Written and Verbal
  • Reliable, Flexible, and Motivated
  • Warm approach and empathetic character

Responsibilities for Health Care Assistants include:

  • Provide care for the residents daily undertaking direct nursing and general care, as required, including periods on night duty if necessary
  • Contribute positively to the setting and development of measurable standards of care relevant to the speciality
  • Responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation, and evaluation of care programmes
  • Contribute to the professional development of trained staff, encouraging the development of researchbased practice, with a view to meeting PREPP requirements.

Skills Required for Health Care Assistants:

  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • A genuine desire to help people
  • A nonjudgemental attitude to care
  • A clear understanding of confidentiality
  • Good teamwork skills and the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Physical and mental stamina
  • A mature, compassionate, and sensitive manner
  • Good practical skills
  • Patience and empathy
  • The ability to inspire confidence and trust
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good organisational and time management skill.

Posted 18 days ago

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