Locum Health Care Assistants required in Hertfordshire – Apply Now
Sirona Medical are looking to recruit a selection of Healthcare Assistants to work with our client on a locum basis located within Hertfordshire. Accommodation can be provided. If you are available and interested in working with us then please do not delay in contacting us.
Healthcare Assistants help with the day-to-day care of patients, either in homes, hospitals or in patient’s own homes.
If you would like to care for people and make a positive difference to their lives, this could be the ideal job for you.
Employers will be keen to see that you have a friendly and caring attitude, and understand and respect people who need healthcare support.
Previous experience and/or qualifications in care are essential to apply for this role.
As a Healthcare Assistant you would work under the supervision of Nursing staff. Your duties could include:
helping patients to wash, shower or dress
serving food or helping people eat
making and changing beds
turning patients who are confined to bed to avoid pressure sores
talking to patients to help them feel less anxious
helping patients to move around if they find it difficult
giving out and collecting bedpans, and helping patients to the toilet
making sure the ward or patient’s homes are tidy
keeping supplies and equipment in order
taking and recording observations such as temperature, pulse and breathing
Your day-to-day work may include using mobility aids and equipment to help lift and move patients. In hospitals you may also escort patients between departments. With experience, you may be involved in induction training for new healthcare assistants.
Please click on the apply button now and if possible upload your CV. We will then arrange to meet and register you.