Healthcare Assistant jobs – Care Home – UK
Reach Health Recruitment is a company specialised in recruiting healthcare professionals to the United Kingdom.
Job Location: London Surroundings, UK
The primary job of a Healthcare Assistant working in a Nursing Home or in a Care Home is to care for the needs of Elderly patients. At a basic level, the carer makes sure patients maintain acceptable levels of personal hygiene, have clean beds and receive proper nutrition.
The Healthcare Assistant handles basic tasks under the direction of licensed practical nurses or the Senior Carers or the Home Manager. Personal hygiene duties include brushing residents' teeth, bathing them, combing hair, changing clothes and shaving them. Toiletry duties include assisting residents who need help going to the bathroom, changing bedpans and emptying catheters. Other common responsibilities include maintaining patient records, dietary care, bedsore prevention, collecting samples and assisting with transporting patients.
Good English communication, both written and spoken
Motivation to work with this type of patients
Available to work by shifts
Caring or Medical Qualifications are an advantage
Previous Experience is an advantage
Monthly Gross Wage from 11600 up to 1550 GBP
40 working hours per week
Extra-shifts are available
Initial training provided
Accommodation support in the first weeks after arrival