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Healthcare Assistant

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

Job Introduction

Working closely with our Community Nursing Team, as a Healthcare Assistant you will support and assist the senior team members to provide care to people in their own homes or within a clinic setting for a wide range of conditions including diabetes, wound and end of life care. 

Our work is crucial to the community as we aim to prevent unnecessary hospital submission. In this role, you will care for patients in the way that you believe is best, delivering our high service standards, sharing best practice, and actively improving the way we work. 

As part of our community nursing team we empower our staff to work autonomously and with flexibility by providing them with state of the art new tablets for them to be able to check in from home, write their notes up on the go and allow them to not be trapped in an office base, so they can really enjoy working in their chosen community background! 

Main Responsibility

Within this role, you will:  

  • To assist in providing nursing care as delegated by the Senior Sister/Team Sister within patient’s homes.
  • To maintain knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to deliver a quality service that is responsive to the changing needs of patients.
  • To provide clerical and administrative support to the team as delegated by the Senior Sister/Team Sister
  • To deliver care in accordance with organisation policies, procedures and guidelines, according to competencies, as delegated by the Senior Sister/Team Sister
  • To report any changes in condition of the patient to the Senior Sister/Team Sister or in their absence the designated nurse in charge of the caseload.

The Ideal Candidate

This is an opportunity to put your NVQ level 3 or equivalent/appropriate qualification/experience to great use. With strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach will ensure you deliver positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey. 

 In this role, you will need to be able drive and have access in your own car, allowing you to travel across our services in a timely manner. 

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

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Package Description

  • £22000 - £23500 and access to our Group Pension 
  • Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
  • Free and plentiful on site-parking 
  • 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 the 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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