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Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: J319-16HCA005

Employer:
Diaverum UK Ltd
Location:
Aston
Salary:
£16,009.50 - £16,771 pa

We have an exciting opportunity in our Aston Cross Dialysis clinic. We are looking for a healthcare assistant who  wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to  increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training,  e-learning  and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.

RESPONISIBILITIES:
• To support the nursing team and undertake duties  as directed by a registered nurse
• To escort patients to and from the clinical area to the waiting areas or transport
• To serve patient drinks and snacks during treatment as required
• To undertake basic health checks with patients pre and post dialysis including weight and blood pressure
• To check and clean equipment following appropriate training
• To assist with patient documentation as appropriate
•  To prepare, restore and maintain areas and equipment for clinical treatments, ensuring that supplies and machines are readily available.
• Act as an assigned member of staff for a group of patients ensuring  ‘great care‘ is provided at all times
• Proactively participate  in quality and service improvement programmes

REQUIREMENTS:
• Must to educated to GCSE level or equivalent
•  Minimum NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent and  working towards level 3    
• Previous experience in hospital and healthcare setting
• Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team
• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care
• Excellent communication skills (oral & written) with fluency in English

COME GROW WITH US!
• Full Time  - 37.5 hours per week
• Monday to Saturday, Shifts  hours from 06.00 to  23.30 (No Nights* or Sunday working)
• Competitive Salary
• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service
• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Stakeholder Company Pension
• Post subject to  References, Identification, DBS and OH checks
* where applicable/dependent on clinic

Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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