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Healthcare Assistant

  • Job reference: SHM 8930
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: General Healthcare
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Job description: The ideal Health Care Assistant will be working with young people supporting the community within the patients own homes and schools in Birmingham.


This is a temporary three-month contract- likely to be extended with full-time hours (however part-time will be considered) shifts would be between 08:00 - 16:00 or 21:00 - 08:00 Mon - Sun.


The Band 3 Carers would be working on a 1:1 basis with the patient providing all personal and clinical care for children/young people in their own homes during the night or at school. All training will be provided as well as a supernumerary period to allow the carer to be competent in the patients care



Daily roles include,

- Monitor patient progress and report changes to the registered professional and follow changes made to the Care Plan.
- Providing instant care for medical emergencies.
- Maintaining a safe and hygienic environment compliant with healthcare procedures.
- Provide clear and precise instructions on aftercare of a patient.
- Administering Medication to Patients.
- Able to produce good quality, error-free clinical documentation and correspondence in a timely manner.
- Observing and recording patient's behaviour and monitoring their condition.
- Ability to independently travel around the trust


Essential Skills,

-Minimum of 1 years previous experience in the NHS.
-Good organisation skills, demonstrating an ability to work under pressure
-Relevant qualification or experience.
-Full-UK driving license with access to a vehicle
-Ability to independently travel around the Trust - must have a car
-Good verbal and written communication skills
-Implement individual programmes of care and rehabilitation as planned by registered nurses and therapists
- Safeguarding training


Clinical care is not limited to but includes,

- Oral Suction
- Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Suction
- Tracheostomy Care and Suction
- Oxygen Therapy
- Administration of Medication
- Ventilator
- Nasogastric and Gastrostomy Feeding
- Skin Care
- Urinary Catheter Care



!!!Not only this If you have a colleague or friend who may be interested in the following role, Service Care Health offer a £250 pound bonus for referrals!!!


For more information about this role, please contact Sophie at Service Care Health on 01772 208 961 or at sophie.marsden@servicecare.org.uk.


The benefits of Service Care Health:
* Twice weekly payroll runs ensuring weekly pay
* Ltd & PAYE payment options available
* £250 training allowance
* Competitive pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists consultants offering a single point of contact
* National provider of Healthcare staff to over 40 different NHS trusts and over 200 local authorities
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge
* Professional compliance solutions available
* Uniforms provided