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Healthcare Assistant- Agudas Israel Housing Association

  • Location: Stamford Hill, London
  • Sector: Medical
  • Salary: £7.83 - £9.00 an hour depending on experience
JOB SUMMARY:
The healthcare assistant is a member of the care team appointed to support the physical, emotional and social needs of residents. The healthcare assistant must maximise resident’s independence, dignity and choice and must give adequate support, and if necessary, total care to residents. High standards of personal care and socially acceptable behaviour must constantly be maintained. 
The role will be based at the Beis Pinchos Nursing Home / Fradel Lodge. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.    To acquaint yourself in the handover meetings and from the establishment’s records with the likely needs of the residents and to respond accordingly. 
2.    To encourage residents to maintain their independence by allowing them to undertake such normal, personal daily living activities for which they are individually capable. 
3.    To act as a key worker for a number of residents, ensuring their individual needs are being met. 
4.    To assist in basic home nursing procedures as required. 
5.    To be involved in the social activities with residents e.g. outings, exercising and other simulative activities. 
6.    To develop and maintain close links with relatives, friends etc.
7.    To be aware of the contents of any social work/hospital reports and observe the confidentiality of such reports. 
8.    To exercise responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act as laid down or as amended from time to time. 
9.    To attend staff meeting and any relevant meetings of the home as may be required. 
10.    To receive individual supervision from your line manager. 
11.    To assist, as delegated, in the training and support of volunteers.
12.    To undertake any other duties reasonably falling within the scope of the post as may be required. 

Rate of pay: £7.83 - £9.00 an hour (depending on experience)
Full time/part time.