Band 2 Healthcare Assistant
Band 2 Healthcare Assistants Urgently needed South West London
Are you a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant? Quality Locum Solutions are looking for committed and passionate healthcare assistants (HCA's) to deliver high quality personal care to patients within an NHS setting based in South West London. Quality Locum Solutions, supply to a number of NHS trusts and currently have an opportunity for Band 2 Healthcare Assistants with good experience, skills and knowledge to support Nurses and Doctors in their roles on the wards. There is currently a huge demand for experienced Band 2 healthcare staff.So if you have experience of working in hospitals or Care Homes we welcome hearing from you. We are paying an increased hourly rate for those who can work long days, ongoing for the next 3 months. If you think this position is right for you, please get in touch.
·Supporting the nurses on wards within their roles.
·Assisting patients to wash, shower or dress
·Serving food or helping people eat
·Making and changing beds
·Turning patients who are bed-bound to avoid pressure sores
·Talking and conversing with patients to help them feel less anxious
·Supporting patients to move around if they find it difficult
·Giving out and collecting bedpans, and helping patients to the bathroom
·Ensuring the ward is tidy
·keeping supplies and equipment in order
·taking and recording patient observations such as temperature, pulse and breathing.
·Under the supervision of a qualified practitioner, participate in planned treatment activities taking account of the fluctuating needs of the patient.
·Reporting variances in a patient's condition immediately to a relevant professional.
·Ensuring Patient's physical environment is maintained e.g. Warmth, cleanliness.
·Undertake nursing tasks under the direction of a qualified practitioner i.e. prompting medication, catheter care, temperature taking, basic wound care, blood sugar monitoring, stoma care.
·Up to NVQ 3 in Social Care
·Have experience in working as a Healthcare Assistant ideally 1 or more years' experience
·Care home or hospital experience is essential.
·Applicants must hold a copy of their immunisations to apply
·Have good communication skills and work well in a team
·Excellent pay rates
·Flexible hours to suit your needs
·Free Mandatory & E-learning Training
·Maximum 2 Week Registration and Compliance Process
Location: South West London
Salary: From £12ph