An exciting opportunity has arisen for a healthcare assistant to join the Gynaecology Ward and Gynaecological Assessment and Treatment Unit.
This is a part time position working long days and nights to meet the needs of the service.
We are looking for people who are caring and compassionate and who have strong communication and observational skills to deliver excellent patient focused care.
We offer the successful applicant a supportive, happy working environment, training to undertake the role effectively and to be a valued team member.
Main duties of the job
Gynaecology services are excited to offer the opportunity for a Healthcare Assistant to come and join our team.
We are a service composing of a 12 bedded ward, Gynaecology Assessment and Treatment Unit (GATU), Early Pregnancy Assessment Service (EPAS) and two Outpatients Units. The successful candidate will be located mainly on the ward or GATU however may on occasions be required to work within the Gynaecology Outpatient Department if the service requires.
The post holder will provide support and assist Registered Nurses delivering all aspects of health care directly to patients, within defined levels of competence and practice. This will include assisting in maintaining a suitable environment in which to deliver that care.
Working for our organisation
We are looking for a health care assistant who will actively participate as a member of the team, who can communicate effectively to put patients at ease, with a willingness to learn and be flexible, able to work towards team objectives and goals.
We have a set of established trust values and expect all staff to work within these at all times.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
GCSE in Maths and English grade 9-4 (A – C) OR Functional Skills Level 1 or higher
NVQ2/3 in Health related subject
Can demonstrate an understanding of what is required within the role of a Health Care Assistant in the care setting
Can describe the Trust Values and demonstrate how they put these in to practice within their caring role
Previous hospital experience