Senior Healthcare Assistant

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
RH16 4RX
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
24 Jul 2022
Closes
23 Aug 2022

Job Description

About our Trust

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts , we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation with patient care at our core. Our hard-working, talented and dedicated people work together towards a common goal - to always put our Patient First . In fact our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex. In the meantime make sure to check out our Patient First approach that runs through our core as you'll get to know us better through this, our equality, diversity and inclusion pages which show just why being inclusive is so important to us and how our staff networks help drive change, and our staff wellbeing page that details the many ways in which we invest in your wellbeing.

Job overview

Band 3 Planned Investigations Unit (PIU) Healthcare Assistant.

Are you looking for something different? A new career which provides a good work life balance with no weekends or nights? We are looking for a driven and ambitious band 3 healthcare assistant who is committed to delivering exceptional care for a diverse range of clients with long-term neurological conditions in our PIU at the Princess Royal Hospital.

This is an exciting opportunity for a band 3 to develop their skills within a well-led and well-supported environment. As a team we are committed to providing our patients a gold-standard service, this role will require someone who is dedicated to working as part of a team to continually improve the service in line with the UHSussex trust vision.

PIU is a fantastic Monday to Friday service for patients requiring infusions for management of their long term neurological conditions. It is a day unit based on Clayton Ward in which patients attend as outpatients to receive a variety of infusions. The successful candidate will be competent in venepuncture and cannulation skills as well as monitoring patients during the infusions using the NEWS2 in line with the trusts escalation policy.

Main duties of the job

To welcome patients to the PIU and take bloods (specified by nurse) and cannulate the patient on arrival. If required obtain and record urinalysis and send sample, and blood sugar. Perform and record base line observations using the National Early Warning Score.

Escort patients to toilet where required. To assist in meeting the patient's nutrition and hydration needs throughout the day.

Prep notes for clinic and complete blood forms. Coding of patient episode and update MS databases.

Maintaining stock levels and stock rotation, completing cleaning rota Do a pre screen clinic on Mondays - specialist blood tests, ECG, urinalysis, showing patients to XRAY.

Working for our organisation

Join us at UHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation,with hardworking,talented and dedicated individuals,who work together towards a common goal,to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs.This can be seen i

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Job Details

Senior Healthcare Assistant

Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 20330.0 - 21777.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Jul 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Aug 2022

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