Healthcare Assistant (Bank)

Location
Enfield
Salary
Market related
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
SYS-22275-102
Nursing Field
Hospital
Job Type
Temporary

BMI Healthcare has a reputation based on 30 years of clinical excellence and commitment to our patients and staff. Our mission is to deliver exceptional experiences for the patients treated in hospitals throughout the UK – and to do that, we need exceptional people.

BMI Healthcare’s Kings Oak and Cavell hospital in London has a vacancy for a Healthcare Assistant to join their team of staff within the Theatre Department on a Bank basis.

Working on an “as and when required” basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence.

Applicants should have the following:

  • Care Certificate.
  • NVQ Level 1 and/or be willing to work towards NVQ Level 2 (Healthcare specific) or equivalent.
  • Willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 (Healthcare specific) or equivalent.
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Holding a caring and Professional nature.
  • Drive and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work in a team, and using own initiative.
  • Punctual and reliable.

Duties of this role include:

  • To work as an integral part of the nursing and Multi-disciplinary team, providing a high standard of patient centred care, meeting the needs of patients, consultants and colleagues. Working within the multi-disciplinary team to deliver care, maintain and enhance the customer service and satisfaction of service users under the supervision of a Registered Practitioner.
  • Support  the  team to  deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.
  • Support the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.
  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.
  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.
  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients, demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care. 

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

If you are committed to delivering excellence in patient care and would like to work for an organisation that values its staff, patients and consultants, we would like to hear from you.