Antrim Area Hospital – Healthcare Assistant

Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Permanent, Temporary part-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary Negotiable

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1358683

 Job Description

Antrim Area Hospital - Healthcare Assistant

Antrim Area Hospital | Hospital Wards | Healthcare Assistant 

We are recruiting for experienced Heathcare Assistants for our bank to deliver a high standard of care and support within hospital wards Antrim Area Hospital. 

Job type – Bank/Agency – as and when required.

Healthcare Assistant Duties include; 

  • Clinical Care – Helping patients with all aspects of their personal care, including; Personal hygiene, dressing, continence, eating, drinking and mobility
  • Patient care and support plan – Undertaking tasks detailed in the patients care plan, making recommendations for improvement
  • Confidentiality – Responsible for the careful handling of personal possessions and private documents
  • Health and Safety – Making sure that the patient and employee environment is kept to a high standard of cleanliness and ensure that everything is tidy and in order
  • Observations and Monitoring – Observe and monitor patients to ensure the highest standard of care, make recommendations when needed and monitor patients progress
  • Teamwork – Working alongside a healthcare professional, carrying out activities delegated to you, ensuring that a high standard of care is provided at all times
  • Work Independently – Have confidence to work on your own and use your initiative when needed 

Healthcare Assistant experience;

To join our agency as a healthcare assistant it is essential you must have at least 6 months, recent full time paid experience working in a care setting- 3 months being on a hospital ward, carrying out personal care of patients.

  • It is essential to have at least 3 months experience on a hospital ward
  • Clinical Observation training is desirable 
  • Written and verbal communications skills should be outstanding 

Benefits for our Healthcare Assistants;

  • FREE TRAINING! – Theory training can be completed on our brand new eLearning portal
  • Competitive pay rates that is paid weekly!
  • Free Bond Healthcare uniform
  • Days and nights available – your choice what shift hours you work!
  • Work in a high skilled team
  • An experienced, dedicated team at Bond Healthcare who will help you every step of the way.

*Please note an Access NI Enhanced Disclosure will be required for this position.

Bond Healthcare is a specialist health and social care agency with an in depth sector knowledge, giving you unrivalled access to a quality service and an agency upon which you can rely.

HOW TO APPLY – 

If you are a Healthcare Assistant with clinical experience within a hospital please apply via the online application process.

*A criminal record will not necessarily prohibit an applicant from being successful in their application for this position. For full details please request a copy of Bond’s “Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy” from the recruitment consultant dealing with your application or by contacting the company directly.

To view our full range of similar vacancies please visit our website at www.bondhealthcare.com

Bond Healthcare is a trading name of Bond Search & Selection Ltd. We operate as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business. We adhere to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, gender, disability or religious belief.