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Health Care Assistant

Job Reference: J62-SIR601

Sirona care and health CIC
up to £17, 618 + enhancements

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

An exciting opportunity has risen for a dynamic, enthusiastic Health Care Assistant interested in working in the community within the Severnvale / Yate Locality based at Yate Westgate Centre.

The teams are friendly, supportive and hardworking and have a real commitment to delivering excellent patient centred care as part of the wider multidisciplinary team.

The aim of the Community Health Care assistant is to support the district nursing team to provide assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of nursing care in the community through providing quality and good standards of care to service users.

The District Nurse team is a community nursing team providing a flexible nursing service to patients in their own homes, 7 days a week, including bank holidays between the hours of 08.00 and 20.00.

We are looking for HCA with good decision making, prioritisation and time management skills who can work alone but with the support of a nursing team to deliver compassionate, dignified care. You will also need excellent communication skills including negotiating, diplomacy and an ability to deal with sensitive issues.

You will work closely with the nursing team and need to have a good clinical skills (included supporting palliative care, wound care, safeguarding).

You will need to be able to form good working relationships with all levels of staff including GP practices and hospital services.

If you have a real passion to care and believe you can support the team to deliver exceptional quality care where patients are at the heart of everything you do, we would like to hear from you.

Requirements for the job:

  • NVQ 2 Level Health Qualification - Desirable
  • Community Experience - Desirable
  • IT skills –Desirable
  • Experience and knowledge within health care or a similar environment - Essential
  • Team Player - Essential
  • Interest in developing community nursing skills within a busy district nursing team - Essential

Post available:

30 Hours Yate Westgate Centre – Severnvale/Yate Locality ( fixed term until 2020)

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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