Role - HCA for older adult inpatient mental health ward
Band - Band 3
Grade - Healthcare Assistant (HCA)
High Cost Area - Outer
Duration - 3
Hours per week - 37.5
Shift Pattern - Pattern is Mix of early 07:00 - 15:00/ late 13:30 - 21:30/ long day 07:00 - 21:30 / night 21:00 - 07:30
Job Description - To report to nurse in charge. Assisting older adults with activities of daily living including washing, dressing and toileting, mobility (use of moving and handling equipment), assisting and supervising eating and drinking, serving meals, close observation with older adults with dementia who are a risk of aggression to others, monitoring and recording vital signs and sleep patterns, recording daily and 1:1 notes about mental state and behaviour, light cleaning of surfaces, changing bed linen and other inpatient hospital tasks as directed by nursing staff.
Athona Recruitment is one of the UKs leading healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. We work with all Trusts across London and the Home Counties and pride ourselves on our outstanding communication. You will always have one dedicated point of contact and out of hours' support is available 24/7.
Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
You'll always have one point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support is available
Exclusive access to training webinars worth CPD points
Welfare and wellbeing support from our charity partner
Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
Referral scheme - receive up to £250 by recommending a permanent nurse to us, or £200 for temporary nurses
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