• Full Time
  • Salary: £9.70 plus enhancements

Website Care for Veterans

Come and join our friendly team and make a difference to the lives of our veterans. Working a 35 hour week over 7 hour shifts, sometimes with the option of extra hours as and when cover is needed.

To apply you will need to have ideally one years experience working in a health care setting and at least one of the following qualifications:-

The Care Certificate
NVQ Level 2 or NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
Benefit from 30% enhancements on Saturdays and 60% enhancements on Sundays and 100% on Bank Holidays!

We also offer free parking, free uniform and subsidised fresh home cooked meals

As part of the nursing team and under the direct supervision of Healthcare Assistant Supervisors and registered nurses, the Health Care Assistant provides direct high-quality care to residents.

Key responsibilities

Assist registered nurses and fellow HCAs in the delivery of direct care to residents.

Promote communication within the multidisciplinary team.
Assist residents to participate in activities of daily living in accordance with care plans.
Assist residents to articulate their personal needs and respond to these effectively, bearing in mind communication difficulties or barriers.
Facilitate and participate in residents’ social and recreational activities.
Accompany residents on outings when required.
Follow agreed care plans kept in residents’ rooms and complete all documentation as required.
Act as key worker to residents as agreed with line manager.
Respond to calls quickly and efficiently.
Maintain routine stock replenishment and care of equipment.
Comply with all Care for Veterans policies and procedures and keep mandatory training and professional knowledge up to date.
Demands of Role

The role of Healthcare Assistant can be physically, mentally and emotionally demanding and involves the following activities:

Hoisting residents using standing and overhead hoists
Pushing heavy residents in wheelchairs
Pushing wheelchairs up and downhill or over rough ground during outings
Pushing or lifting equipment, beds and food trollies.
Bending or kneeling
Remembering specific care needs i.e. food allergies in order to minimise clinical risks
Multi-tasking under pressure
Making detailed and objective clinical observations
Managing the emotional impact of end-of-life care with regards to self, colleagues, residents and relatives
Managing challenging behaviour in adults
All applicants to any post within Care for Veterans are required to declare any involvement either directly or indirectly with any firm, company or organisation which has a contract with the Charity. Failure to do so may result in an application being rejected, or if it is discovered after appointment that such information is being withheld, then this may lead to dismissal.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.70 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff wear masks and we abide to the strict guidelines set out by the government regarding COVID-19.

 

Further infomation link: www.careforveterans.org.uk

To apply for this job email your details to hr@careforveterans.org.uk.