|Post Name||Healthcare Assistant|
|Company Name||Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Location||Newquay, England, United Kingdom TR7|
|Min Salary||GBP 20270 to|
|Max Salary||GBP 21318 Per Year|
We will deliver safe, high-quality, consistent, and personalized care based on best practices. We are working to be a responsive organization that listens and learns.
We work to be a green organization, and our sustainability plan will deliver NHS net-zero targets. We will support quality care, research, and innovation. All our work will be underpinned by clear and transparent principles and systems.
We will work together with our staff to create an organization that supports our collective health and well-being. We will attract, retain and develop great people, and embed a caring, open, inclusive, and restorative just culture that supports us to deliver quality care.
With our partners, we will deliver health care that improves people’s quality of life, prevents ill health, and reduces inequalities. We will spend our money wisely to achieve high-quality outcomes that matter to local people.
At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organization, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and you.
Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s a job share, part-time, or another flexible pattern.
In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users, and those attending our sites. Unless exempt, we encourage and support staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defense against COVID-19.
We are looking to recruit a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant to join our nursing team at Newquay Community Hospital.
The role requires the post holder to be committed to the ongoing development of the ward and multi-disciplinary team working, aiming to deliver the highest standards of patient care.
The position holder will require a cheerful ‘can-do attitude. In return, we will support you in your career path.
The working hours consist of a mixture of Long days 07:30 – 20:00 hours and Night Shifts 19:30 – 08:00 hours in order to support 24-hour nursing care, 7 days per week.
Main duties of the job
- To assist in the delivery of clinical care, planned and assessed by the Registered Nurses.
- To carry out care/other duties under the indirect supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or Senior Health Care Assistant.
- Support care on a day-to-day basis for all patients in the clinical area in a manner sensitive to the individual client’s needs and wishes, acknowledging their rights and beliefs at all times.
- Contribute to resource management within the clinical area.
Working for our organization
We’re an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people’s physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organization and people matter to us. As part of the team, you’ll help support the health and well-being of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people’s homes, in community clinics, and on bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and be a great partner.
Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the number of people who use our services.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see ‘the supporting documents.
- NVQ 2 in Health Care, or Equivalent experience
- GCSE Maths & English, or Equivalent
- Experience in a Hospital setting
- Verbal communication/language skills
- Computer literate
- Competent in the English Language – written and verbal
- Able to work in a team environment