Health Care Assistant at NHS Jobs in UK with Visa Sponsorship

Closing on: Jun 23, 2024

Job Details

Company: NHS Jobs

Post: Healthcare Assistant

Address of the workplace: CW7 2LZ, UK

Education: Graduation on related field
Salary: £14.00 to £20.00 an hour
Country: UK [United Kingdom]

Job Description:

As a Health Care Assistant at NHS Jobs in the UK, you will play a crucial role in providing essential support and care to patients within the National Health Service (NHS). You will work under the supervision and guidance of registered healthcare professionals, contributing to the delivery of high-quality and compassionate healthcare services.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Patient Care: Assist in delivering person-centered care to patients, promoting their physical and emotional well-being. This includes helping with personal hygiene, mobility, and activities of daily living.
  2. Vital Signs Monitoring: Regularly measure and record patients’ vital signs, such as temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate. Report any significant changes to the healthcare team.
  3. Assisting with Clinical Procedures: Support registered healthcare professionals in various clinical procedures, including wound care, catheter care, and taking samples for laboratory testing.
  4. Observations and Documentation: Observe and report any changes in patients’ condition or behavior to the appropriate healthcare professionals. Accurately document all care provided and any observed changes.
  5. Patient Comfort and Safety: Ensure patients are comfortable and safe by assisting with positioning, transferring, and maintaining a clean and organized environment. Implement infection control measures to prevent the spread of infections.
  6. Communication: Communicate effectively and respectfully with patients, their families, and the healthcare team. Provide updates and convey patients’ concerns or needs to the appropriate personnel.
  7. Patient Support: Offer emotional support and reassurance to patients and their families, demonstrating empathy and understanding.
  8. Equipment and Supplies: Assist in the management and maintenance of medical equipment and supplies, ensuring their availability and proper functioning.
  9. Adherence to Policies and Procedures: Follow all relevant NHS policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure the provision of safe and quality care.
  10. Continuous Learning: Engage in opportunities for professional development, including training programs and updates to enhance your knowledge and skills.


  1. Qualifications: Hold a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Possession of a relevant healthcare certification or diploma is desirable but not always mandatory, as on-the-job training may be provided.
  2. Compassion and Empathy: Display a caring and compassionate attitude towards patients and their families.
  3. Teamwork: Work collaboratively with the healthcare team and other support staff, demonstrating a willingness to assist and contribute to a positive team environment.
  4. Communication Skills: Possess effective verbal and written communication skills to interact with patients, families, and colleagues.
  5. Adaptability: Adapt to changing healthcare needs, priorities, and environments. Be flexible in responding to the diverse requirements of patients and healthcare professionals.
  6. Time Management: Prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently, and work effectively under supervision to meet patient care needs.
  7. Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to ethical and legal guidelines when handling patient information.
  8. Physical Stamina: Possess the physical stamina and resilience to perform tasks that involve standing, lifting, and assisting with patient transfers.
  9. Basic IT Skills: Proficiently use basic computer applications and electronic systems for documentation and communication purposes.

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Job Category: UK Government Jobs
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: CW7 2LZ UK UK
Employer Name: NHS Jobs

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