What does a Healthcare Assistant Do?

A Healthcare Assistant is responsible for monitoring and recording patients' conditions daily by taking temperatures, weight, respirations, and pulse rates. They are responsible for asking about the Patient's condition from time to time and communicating it to their families and friends. Healthcare assistants in the UK would assist you in clinical duties and personal care, which helps to prevent infection, take care of personal hygiene and ensure overall health. A healthcare assistant also encourages to think positively in all aspects, i.e., physical, mental, and nutritional health, with patients and ensures all medicines availability.

Key Skills

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    Emotional Resilience
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    Medicines Management

Healthcare Assistant Requirements by HCA Recruitment Agency

A healthcare assistant needs to have the following requirements fulfilled to be hired as an HCA:

  • 3 months UK paid previous experience working as a Healthcare Assistant within the last 5 years.
  • Enhanced Adult Workforce DBS (either processed valid or on the Update Service).
  • A minimum of 2 satisfactory references.
  • Mandatory training dated within the last 12 months.
  • NHS Covid Pass.

Skills of a Healthcare Assistant in UK

As a healthcare assistant, you need to have the following skills to fulfil your role:

Skills of a
Healthcare Assistant
  • Daily Monitoring01
  • Meal Preparation 02
  • Toileting Support 03
  • Help in Cognitive
    Challenges 04
  • Wash and Dress Patients 08
  • Help the Patient to
    move around 07
  • Take care of the
    Patient's Physical
    Comfort 06
  • Basic Observations Record 05

Why Join Our Healthcare Recruitment Agency in UK?

Our mission is to sustain the healthcare system and industries with certified nursing staff and healthcare assistants in different cities of the UK. Our recruitment procedure consists of high standards for hiring a healthcare professional and knowing the importance of healthcare assistant jobs and their requirements. For that, we need motivated individuals having a good experience in the healthcare industry.

What Benefits do we Provide to our HCA Recruitment Agency?

We always pay extra cash to our long-term healthcare assistants. We guarantee minimum weekly work hours at any healthcare organization with our healthcare recruitment agency in the UK. However, this only applies to those healthcare professionals who are associated with us for a longer duration.

We are a firm believer in strong and ethical recruitment practices. Our expert team will provide details about the local area you will be working in after completing your recruitment procedure.

If you are looking for healthcare assistant jobs. In that case, you can contact us today because we are on the hunt to hire talented HCAs that would be accommodated immediately in different care homes, nursing homes and hospitals.

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