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Main area
Healthcare
Contract
Bank
Hours
As and when
Employer
Spire Healthcare
Employer type
Private Sector
Site
Essex
Town
Essex
Salary
dependent on experience
Closing
13/03/2020 17:00

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Bank Outpatients Healthcare Assistant

Spire Wellesley Hospital has some exciting opportunities for Healthcare Assistants to join our experienced and dynamic team. Working in our Outpatients department with a wide variety of specialisms you will be able to develop your clinical skills in a modern and supportive environment.

Spire Wellesley offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients from across Essex. We believe it's our people that really set us apart, from the very best medical professionals to our attentive and highly experienced support staff.

Our Hospital has 3 state of the art Theatres, an Endoscopy unit and a 33 bedded Surgical Ward covering a wide variety of specialities including Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Spinal, Urology and ENT.


Duties and Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced Healthcare Assistant to join us at Spire Wellesley Hospital. Our Healthcare Assistants are an intrinsic part of our clinical teams, working closely with our Nurses in carrying out a range of basic nursing tasks under their supervision such as personal hygiene, feeding and mobility. The Hospital covers a wide variety of surgical procedures, you will support in assessing patient’s health and well-being across a complex and changing caseload.

‘Looking after you’ is the commitment we make to each and every one of our patients, and our Healthcare Assistants play an important role in this. If you are someone who enjoys making a difference then this could be the role for you. On a daily basis you will be helping our patients maintain their comfort, privacy and dignity, and this is something that our patients are most grateful for

Who we are looking for:

Qualifications and Training

Desirable

  • NVQ Health Awards level 3 competence, NVQ Direct Care Level 2 or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

 

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of planning work and acting under own initiative
  • Patient/customer facing experience
  • Working as part of a team

 

Knowledge and Technical Ability

Essential

  • Awareness of health safety and hygiene and  infection control
  • Possess the mandatory training requirements for role including infection control and health and safety competencies.
  • Possess Equipment and Medical Devices Competences
  • Computer literate  and trained in Microsoft Office
  • English language to IELTS 7.0

 

Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service.

 



Our 'bank workers' work ad hoc shifts as and when required to suit business needs, often to cover busy periods, sickness or annual leave.


All applications for this vacancy should be received by 30 November 2018.


An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service or Disclosure Scotland will be applied for in the event of a successful application.

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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