Healthcare Assistant

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£24,378 – £25,426 a year
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The post holder assists the registered nurse to provide basic care within an agreed range of care duties in relation to a patient or group of patient. Although care may be delegated to healthcare assistants, the registered nurse is responsible to ensure the competency of the healthcare assistant to whom care is delegated, remains accountable both for the care provided and for the supervision. While the healthcare assistant will not always work under direct and immediate supervision, the task done must be within the framework of a plan of care. He/she is expected to be an effective member of the ward/department team and contribute to the best possible use of resources. Would you like the opportunity to join us as at Croydon Health services as a Band 2 Healthcare Assistant? Do you care for others, without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and improve patients’ lives for the better, then Choose Croydon Health Services to start your nursing career journey? If so, then Croydon Health Services NHS Trust is recruiting talented, committed individuals who share our trust values, vision and professional ambition We have exciting opportunities available in our Medical and Surgical clinical areas. We are currently offering great training and learning opportunities within Croydon Health Services for Health Care Assistants to join us. Croydon is in an excellent location with easy access commute links to and from central London, with the added advantages of outer London weighting. If you would like to join the friendly team and work alongside our excellent Nursing team, then we would love to hear from you! We are looking for staff members with a flexible approach to work patterns, good interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate change. It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like. Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity. Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We’re also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people’s homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon. Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we’re no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that’s making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you’re looking for.