We are currently recruiting experienced, caring and compassionate Health Care Assistants (HCA) and Support workers to work in Nursing Homes in Huddersfield. Ambition24hour pay rates range from £9.00 to £12.10 per hour. You must be able to work as part of a team to provide and maintain professional standards of care. 6 Months recent experience in a Nursing/Care Home is essential.
Use the personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
Know the health and safety policies and procedures within the workplace, including fire procedures, maintaining documentation, monitoring and maintaining of equipment and furniture within your area of responsibility
Be able to manage your own time effectively
Be aware of the legal issues pertinent to the role of a basic HCA
Respect the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients and carers
Act as a chaperone
Maintain confidentiality or information relating to patients, relatives, staff and the Home
To present a caring and efficient image and to present themselves in a reasonable way, with due regard to social acceptability, tidiness and personal hygiene.
To wear the agreed uniform in a clean and presentable condition
To work within a team with service user/client dignity held in high value, respecting every individual’s diversity, rights and beliefs at all times
To behave in a professional manner at all times, being aware of how attitudes and personal behaviour can impact on service user/client care and the team as a whole
To participate in the basic nursing care of the residents under the supervision of trained staff
To help to maintain a safe environment for staff, residents and visitors, through awareness of health and safety policies, including infection control
To undertake any other duties as required, in order to keeping the Nursing Home running smoothly, as delegated by the trained nursing staff or Home Manager.
Accept accountability for your actions and behaviour