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Health Care Assistant

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6481
  • Published: Thu 25/06/2020, 5:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/07/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £21591 - £21981
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Bridgewood Nursing Home
Job Details

Health Care Assistant

Permanent Full Time

Salary: Scale 3 £21, 591- £21,981 (£11.50 per hour)

London Borough of Enfield is now recruiting Health Care Assistants for Bridgewood House based in Enfield.

Bridgewood House was opened in 2018 is a 70 bed residential and nursing home for people who are over 65 or people with learning difficulties who are over the age of 18. Our activity centre at Bridgewood is seeking to lead the way in person-centred engagement and innovation in dementia services. We also offer flexible respite care.

We are looking for kind, friendly, talented and caring candidates to join and enhance our team of hard working, passionate and friendly team.

We are currently looking to recruit across day shifts and night shifts across all shift patterns covering weekdays and weekends.

The role of a health care Assistant is vitally important and fundamental in the principles of delivering the highest quality of clinical care to our residents.

Job Summary

You will be playing a pivotal role in providing excellent support in care for residents and your daily tasks as a support worker will includes assisting residents with personal care, administered of medication, assisting with personal care, toileting, assistance eating and drinking, key working, escorting residents to appointments

Key Responsibilities and Job specification

  • Able to assess needs of the residents for care

  • Documentation - able to document care in care notes with a good standard of English language

  • Adhere to policies and procedures in the organisation and CQC guidelines

  • You need to be kind, caring and patient with a reassuring and positive attitude.

  • You need to be equally happy to work as part of our team and on your own initiative.

  • You will need to have an interest in working with our client group of elderly frail residents with dementia and / challenging behaviour

  • You will need to share our values of protecting dignity, promoting wellbeing and working in a person-centred manner at all times.

  • Work within multidisciplinary team, key working

    What you will need to do the role successfully

  • A positive, can-do attitude.

  • Person centred approach.

  • Be proactive, professional and able to deal with people at all levels.

  • Great support planning skills.

  • Good communications skills

  • Experience in mentoring, training or supervising others (desirable)

  • Previous experience of working in a nursing environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Good IT Skills.

  • Satisfactory Disclosure completion upon successful application

  • Care of the elderly / palliative care experience (desired)

  • Training / coaching experience / qualification (desired)

Why it's great to work for Enfield Council

  • An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
  • Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
  • Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
  • Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
  • Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.

We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.

Closing and Interview Dates

Closing Date: Midnight, 2nd July 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Additional Information

If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley.taal-gaye@enfield.gov.uk on 0208 132 1043 or Oley.taal-gaye@enfield.gov.uk.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Bibi Codabaccus on 020 8148 4334 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: 6481
  • Published: Thu 25/06/2020, 5:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 02/07/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £21591 - £21981
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Bridgewood Nursing Home

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