Home Care - Health Care Assistant

Brighton, England, gb
Company: Renaissance Personnel Ltd
Category: Healthcare Support Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 18:04:28

Renaissance Personnel Ltd have opportunities for Health Care Assistants in and around   Brighton & Hove

 

We are now known as a leader in our Industry for the provision of high calibre, reliable and experienced nurses and carers, reflecting the Renaissance Personnel ethos in commitment to professional care delivery and best outcomes. We also strive in offering equal opportunities for all.

 

Healthcare assistants play a vital role in the care of patients. They take care of the day-to-day needs of patients by providing help with personal care, meals and mobility. They also carry out a range of housekeeping duties, as well as performing basic medical checks, such as taking a patient’s temperature, pulse and respiration rate. The attitude of a healthcare assistant is of far more importance than any formal qualifications. The job is a physical one and often requires manual handling, so a good level of fitness is also required.

 

Health Care Assistants may also be required to use special equipment’s. A Healthcare Assistant usually performs many of the following tasks:

• Providing breakfast and other meals

• Helping disabled patients get around

• Making patients comfortable

• Checking temperature or blood pressure

• Keeping patient records

• Administering treatments to patients

 

Duties will include 

 Being able to take care of people

• Being able to work on own or with a team

• Being discrete and professional

• Being efficient and dependable

• Being flexible and organised

• Being physically fit and having stamina

• Being respectful and friendly

• Being sensitive and having a sense of humour

• Being sympathetic and patient

• Understanding health and safety guidelines

This list is not exhaustive.

 

The following documents as listed will be required as part of registration; -

·        Registered DBS

·        Valid Passport

·        x2 passport size photos

·        Proofs of address -

·        Own bank details (UK)

·        Full C.V

·        National Insurance number

·        X2 references from most recent employers

·        Any certificates of qualifications

·        Immunisation records

Once you have sent in an application, one of the team will be in contact. We hope to welcome you into the company soon.

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