Senior health care assistant – Nights

  • Bedfordshire
  • Up to £12.59 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Band 2

Posted May 16, 2023

Position: Senior health care assistant

Working hours and shift patterns: 37.5 hours a week – 3 x 12 hour shifts – nights only

Location: Kempston

Salary: £12.59 per hour

Role description

Athona’s Nursing division has a fantastic opportunity for someone to join an outstanding care facility as a Senior health care assistant to work nights and to join the team.

  • Providing direct person-centred care to all residents, promoting their individuality and dignity always
  • Administering medication.
  • Assisting residents with social activities by interacting with them, encouraging them to continue with or take up new hobbies and activities such as those organised by the Activities Coordinator or assistants.
  • Leading, supporting and mentoring the team of care assistants on shift and support the nurse on duty to organise and supervise their work
  • Performing, reporting and recording, following training, clinical observations of residents’ temperature, pulse, breathing, height and weight.
  • Obtaining urine, stool and sputum samples, as requested by the GP or RGN in charge.
  • Performing simple urinalysis following training.

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