Health Care Assistant | Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 15 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £18,005 - £19,337 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 May 2021
Location: Norwich, NR4 7UY
Company: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3088930/234-20-S239

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The Critical Care Complex at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is currently comprised of 28 beds; we provide care to patients requiring level 2 and level 3 support.

We are looking for positive and motivated individuals to join our Healthcare Assistant team.

We have a large team of over 130 Nurses, 13 Critical Care Consultants, and a range of other healthcare professionals. We work as a highly skilled, multi-disciplinary team providing care across a range of specialties.

Under the direction and supervision of the Nursing team, the successful candidates will participate as integral members of the team help provide a quality service.

They will support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service. All staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate the NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
• Assist with patient hygiene.
• To respond appropriately to clinical emergencies to ensure the patient receives appropriate care.
• To participate in the admission process, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
• Provide and deliver a high standard of individualized personal nursing care.
• To assist in the preparation of patients and equipment for treatment, investigation or procedures as directed by the Nursing team.
• To keep the clinical area clean and tidy, maintaining a safe environment.
• Cleaning and checking of beds, bed spaces and lockers in the patient area following discharge and in preparation for admission.

Due to the 24 hour service provided by the department, you will be required to work fully flexible shifts including nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week.

The post holder must be able to work fully flexible 12 hour shifts including nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Open to applications:15th April 2021

Closes to applications: 20th April 2021

Interview date: 14th May 2021

This advert closes on Tuesday 20 Apr 2021

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