HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT | Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 20 September 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £18,546 - £19,918 Per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 October 2021
Location: Southport, PR8 6PN
Company: Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3432110/347-3432110

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Full Time Position

Band 2 Health Care Assistant

Orthopaedic Outpatient Department

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will contribute towards the care of Orthopaedic and Trauma patients referred to the service.

Duties will include being supportive to the patients during their consultation in clinic.

This includes acting as chaperone where required, providing assistance with mobility and transfers to other departments, providing assistance with undressing and dressing, and providing relevant information to the patient, both verbally and in written from.

Your duties will include assisting doctors and trained staff with clinical procedures required during consultation and the application of various splints used for various orthopaedic conditions.

Your IT skills will be utilised using various software used in the day to day preparation and running of clinic sessions and completion of paperwork used daily in the planning and implementation of care for the patient.

You will need to communicate effectively with your colleagues and patients in relaying information that is required to plan and implement High quality care using verbal and written methods.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

This advert closes on Monday 27 Sep 2021

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