Are you a passionate, forward thinking and motivated individual? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Then come and join our supportive and friendly team in Scheduled Care.
Ward 4 Trauma and Orthopaedics is looking to recruit a fresh and enthusiastic individual looking to learn new skills and support the busy department we work in.
The successful applicant must possess GCSE Maths and English at Grade 9 - 4 (or equivalent).
We look forward to receiving your application and joining our fantastic team.
Please note that due to high demand, this post may close early. Make sure you submit your application promptly so you don't miss this opportunity!
Main duties of the job
The successful applicant will be working with orthopaedic patients who may be preoperative and postoperative, helping them safely recover to aid a safe and timely discharge.
Provide support to patients to maintain their hygiene needs
Provide support to maintain their elimination needs
Assist in the delivery of pressure area care
Assist in the maintenance of patients nutritional and hydration needs
Accurately undertake and record patient observations (at a frequency determined by the Registered nurses), reporting any abnormalities immediately to a registered nurse
Escort patients to and from other wards and departments under the direct instruction of the Registered Nurses
To move patients safely using techniques taught by the Manual Handling Team, including the safe use of mechanical and non-mechanical manual handling
Working for our organisation
Based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, you will be joining a busy 26 bedded Trauma and Orthopaedic Ward. We are committed to the training and development of our Healthcare workers. There are many opportunities to develop skills you have yet to discover. We will provide you with an individualised induction package to help you settle in to the team.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.
GCSE in Maths Grade 9 - 4 (A - C) or Functional Skills Level 1 (or equivalent)
NVQ level 2/3 in Health Related Subject
Knowledge, Behaviours and Experience
Can demonstrate an understanding, through personal statement and interview, 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