Health Care Assistant – Theatres Job at Bupa – in South West London
Health Care Assistant
Kensington, SW5 0TU
£22,703 per annum
Full Time 37.5 hours per week, plus 1 on-call per month
(Shifts: 07:45-15:45 / 13:00-21:00)
Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
Our purpose has never been more important than during Covid-19. Our approach to keeping our people, customers, visitors and patients safe is clinically-led and in line with public health guidance.
We’ve implemented effective remote working/interviewing and safety measures across all our offices, care homes and clinical locations and we will continue to review our operating practices as the situation changes.
At the Cromwell Hospital you can be the Health Care Assistant you want to be. With the autonomy to use your skills and strong benefits to support you, patient care can be your top priority. Building a career in as a Health Care Assistant has never been easier, with good hours, you can live a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
We are recruiting for a Health Care Assistant to work in Theatres, to be based at the prestigious Cromwell Hospital. You will work closely with the nurses to prepare our patients before their procedure, and prepping for the theatre list, moving patients, and various other duties as directed. The Cromwell Hospital receives both UK and international patients and is committed to providing the highest quality healthcare for patients.
What you’ll do
As a Health Care Assistant, contribute in the delivery of care and needs to the patients by assisting the team in providing a high standard of care.
Welcome and receive patients, visitors and colleagues to the unit.
Accompany patients (including their friends and relatives) between departments.
Assist patients with eating, drinking, patient hygiene and elimination procedures.
Assist with observation and collection of specimens.
Participate in clinical audit
Have an understanding of cultural needs.
What you’ll bring?
Experience on a ward or outpatient setting
NVQ Level 2 (Direct Patient Care) or equivalent – Essential
NVQ Level 3 (Direct Patient Care) – Desirable
Good communicator/interpersonal skills.
We’ll support you! It’s a rewarding role, you’ll be able to see first-hand how patients benefit from your care. In this department, you’ll have a support network around you, giving you the time to dedicate to each patient.
Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. As a Staff Nurse you’ll be eligible for:
Annual performance-based bonus
Generous refer a friend scheme incentive
Payment of Professional Registration fees
Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell
Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind
An enhanced pension plan, life insurance and income protection
Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work
Various family friendly benefits
Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony
Numerous internal and external training available
Diversity and Inclusion
Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.
Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.
Welcome to a place that celebrates you.
This isn’t where you’ve been.
This is where you’re going.
This is what we have belief in.
Job Posting End Date
22 Jul 2021
Company: Bupa –
Company Location: South West London