Band 3 Healthcare Assistants - Crawley, Surrey

Community Nursing
Temporary
Crawley
West Sussex
£11 per hour
21-07-2021 01:13 PM

POSITION AVAILABLE
Band 3 Healthcare Assistants
Urgently required  
 
THE OPPORTUNITY:
Band 3 Healthcare Assistants
 
THE BACKGROUND:
At Quality Locum Solutions we are proud to have partnered with a leading NHS Trust based in central Surrey. We have an opportunity for Band 3 Healthcare Assistants with good experience, skills and knowledge to support Nurses and Doctors in their roles. I am seeking Band 3 healthcare staff who have experience of working in hospitals or Care Homes. We are paying an increased hourly rate for those who can work long days, we have ongoing work or the next 3 months. If you think this position is right for you, please register your interest below.
 
THE RESPONSIBILITIES:
·Assisting with helping 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.
 
EDUCATION:
·Ideally NVQ 3 in Social Care
 
 
THE REQUIREMENTS:
·Have experience in working as a Healthcare Assistant ideally 1 or more years' experience
·This is not a homecare role - Care home or hospital experience is essential.
·Applicants must hold a copy of their immunisations to apply
·Ability to cover shift patterns of either earlies or late's
·Ideally have worked within hospital / Homecare environment
·Have good communication skills and work well in a team
 
THE REWARDS:
·Excellent pay rates
·Flexible hours to suit your needs
·Free Mandatory training and e-learning training
·Fast Track Registration and Compliance Process
 
THE DETAILS:
Location: Crawley Surrey
Job-Type: Locum
Salary: From £11ph

Lorna Palmer-Binns

Nursing Recruitment Lead

020 4526 1797