Support Worker

Job Category: Healthcare Assistant
Job Type: Freelance Part Time
Job Location: Leicester Sturdee Community Hospital
Pay Range: £9.50p/h
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Introduction

 

Maintain a high standard of personal care for each patient under the direction of the Registered Nurses.

To be responsible for ensuring that patient privacy, dignity, and respect is maintained at all times

 

Key Result Areas:

 

  • Ensure within the clinical ethos of the Unit the highest standard of care for each individual patient
  • Ensure personal behaviour provides a positive role model from which patients can learn
  • Meet the daily physical needs of each patient for example; their hygiene, dietary and self-help needs
  • Ensure a safe environment is maintained for patients and colleagues
  • Keep appropriate records as directed by the Nurse in Charge
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team and to develop a positive rapport with the patients
  • Participate in and ensure the smooth delivery of the behavioural support programme
  • Ensure the consistent delivery of all assessment and treatment programmes within the unit
  • Actively participate in the daily activities and educational programme
  • Be actively involved and encourage leisure and recreational activities during evenings and weekends

Financial Responsibilities:

 

  • Be responsible for individual patients monies as instructed ensuring that receipts are retained and that all necessary documentation is completed in accordance with identified policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures relating to financial control within the unit

Administrative:

 

  • Be responsible for attending in-service training sessions and statutory or external course
  • Adhere to all times the policies and procedures of the Unit

What you will get:

 

  • Salary: £9.50 per hour
  • Hours of Work: 43.75-hour average per week, 12.5-hour shifts
  • Annual Leave: days including bank holidays

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