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Healthcare Assistant - Nights

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you passionate about providing essential care and support to individuals in need? Do you excel in a team environment where you can contribute to promoting well-being and independence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Healthcare Assistant in Bath and North East Somerset!

As a Healthcare Assistant, your role will be vital in delivering compassionate care, advice, and support to housebound individuals within their own homes or care facilities. Working alongside a Band 6 Team Leader, you will primarily visit patients during overnight shifts, providing essential assistance to promote their well-being and independence while minimizing the need for hospital admissions.

This is a part time opportunity working 27 hours across 3 nights, with the flexibility to be based at St Martin's Hospital, Bath or Keynsham Health Centre, Bristol.

Main Responsibility

As a Healthcare Assistant you will:

  • Work collaboratively as part of the community nursing team to deliver care to patients in the community.
  • Perform care and health tasks based on patient needs, primarily during nightly shifts.
  • Follow care and work plans provided by registered practitioners.
  • Ensure accurate completion of all documentation related to patient care.
  • Develop knowledge and competency to undertake a range of clinical procedures, including: Wound care, pressure ulcer prevention, palliative care, catheter care and assistance with non-injury falls

The Ideal Candidate

  • NVQ level 3 education
  • Experience in health and social care
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to develop clinical skills
  • Proficiency in using various IT systems
  • Familiarity with operating manual handling equipment
  • Capability to work both in a team and independently
  • Possession of a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle

Package Description

As a Healthcare Assistant, you’ll be part of our valued team in Bath.

You will feel valued as a Healthcare Assistant within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • Salary of £23,100 - £24,675 with group pension
  • Free tea and coffee at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year 
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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