Community Hospital Health Care Assistant (Cockermouth)

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 10-Apr-23

Location: Cockermouth, CA13 9HT

Salary: Not specified

Community Hospital Health Care Assistant (Cockermouth)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Band 2 Healthcare Assistant to work within the Cockermouth ward based Nursing Team. This is a permanent, full-time position.
Isel ward aims address the challenges of an aging population and increasing demand on health and care services by providing more patient centred hospital care and empowering people to take control of their health and wellbeing. This will require new ways of working to focus on preventing ill health and ensure services are sustainable for the future.
This role requires you to demonstrate the skills and knowledge to support the provision of high quality care, to support patients with complex needs within the community hospital setting.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their clinical skills and expertise in caring for patients, working closely with health and social care colleagues to promote independence, facilitate hospital discharge which can be complex and promote independence through reablement and management of long-term conditions.
The shifts are predominantly 13hrs with half hour break included however the Rota is completed based on service need and this may change to support this. Shifts include nights, weekends and bank holidays.