HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1390059

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Healthcare Assistants based in Lurgan

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

Company: MD Healthcare

Reporting to: Nurse/Supervisor

Location: Based at Lurgan, may be deployed throughout the business as required.

Hours:  Full Time and Part Time hours available

Hourly Rate / Salary / Allowances:£7.93 per hour

Annual Leave: 5.6 weeks pro rata

Main Function of the Job:

To work as a trained multi-skilled member providing various aspects of care to elderly residents.  Training will be provided.

Main Tasks:

The Healthcare Assistant may be required to work in any department of the Home as stated below:

  • Personal Care                   

           Assist with all daily living activities, for example, washing, dressing, toileting/incontinence and assisting with                   mealtimes.

           Follow guidelines for safe movement of clients, using appropriate equipment where necessary.

  • Kitchen                                

All relevant kitchen related duties including basis meal  preparation.

  • Laundry, Washing, drying and ironing duties
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Complete all paperwork accurately.
  • Communicate regularly with the line manager.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as laid down by the company.
  • Obtain NISCC registration before employment and maintain during employment
  • Adhere to the NISCC Codes of Practice
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of residents, colleagues and the company at all times.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Provide a quality service at all times. 

Whilst the above is an outline of the duties you will be required to carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required. 

Please click here to view full Personal Specification

Closing Date: 28 February 2019

The company is committed to providing the highest possible quality of service and employees are expected to treat those with whom they come into contact in a caring, courteous and respectful manner at all times.

 The Company operates a No Smoking Policy

We are an Equal Opportunities employer