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Healthcare Assistants

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Vacancy for Healthcare Assistants

Hours: Full & Part-Time Hours

Salary: From £868 per hour

Contract: 6 Month Fixed Term

Location: Vocare North East - Houghton Le Spring UCC

Vocare Ltd, trading as Vocare North East are recruiting for Healthcare Assistant for their Urgent Care Centre Service situated in Houghton Le Spring UCC.

You will support and work under direct supervision of the senior practice nurse and strictly in accordance with specific clinical guidelines and protocols, the Healthcare Assistant will assist the organisations clinical team in the provision and delivery of prescribed programmes of patient care.

You will show a caring approach towards our patients and relatives, be able to carry out the basic procedures as delegated by and under the direction of registered nursing staff. You will be able to communicate routine information including observations effectively verbally and written to staff, patients and relatives.

Our ideal candidate will have previous A&E and/or Primary Care experience. You will have education qualifications in Math and English, NVQ level 2 in Physiological Measurement and NVQ level 2 in care or equivalent in care.

In return, we can offer a competitive salary, an excellent working environment, flexible working hours and being part of a supportive and innovative team with scope for progression.

Vocare are operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and the working of various shift patterns to include weekends and public holidays will be required within this role.

Closing Date: 11th November 2016

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as once sufficient applications have been received we may decide to close the advert early.

Please assume you have been unsuccessful with your application if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Please note the salary ranges above are based on a 375 hour week and detail the lowest you can earn and the highest you can earn depending on the amount of unsocial hours you actually work.

All successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Vocare Group recognise the diversity of the communities in which we operate and demonstrate this through the service we provide when dealing with patients, their family and carers.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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