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Healthcare Assistant

Listed by Jobshop


Job description:

  • Helping patients to undertake personal tasks, including washing, showering, and using the toilet
  • Serving food to patients and helping them to eat if they are physically weak
  • Making the beds & changing linen where necessary
  • Talking to patients to ease loneliness and feelings of isolation
  • Listening to the needs of patients and acting on these needs as appropriate
  • Helping patients move around their environment, to feel comfortable in care homes or hospitals. This involves keeping their living area extremely clean and tidy
  • Improving the mobility of patients
  • Giving out & collecting bedpans
  • Assisting the healthcare professional whilst they administer therapy or treatment
  • Ensuring that the patient is comfortable whilst the therapy or treatment is being administered
  • Ensuring protection against abuse
  • Recording & reporting care progression of patients, including incidents & accidents

Skills needed:

  • A caring, approachable & tactful nature
  • An open mind
  • The desire to work with people of all ages and from all backgrounds
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • To ensure confidential & sensitive information is shared on a need to know basis
  • A respectful approach to patients and colleagues
  • Flexibility
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to remain patient and calm in tough situations
  • A good sense of humour
  • Reliability
  • Good organisational skills


Immediate start - Flexible Hours - Pay from £10.00/hour


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