Band 2 Health Care Assistant - Hawkhurst Community Hospital


Job Description

We have vacancies for Band 2 Health Care Assistants in our community hospital basedin Hawkhurst. We would love to hear from you, whether you are newly qualified, more experienced or are interested in returning to practice and share our passion for excellent patient care.

You will be part of an inpatient multi-disciplinary team atHawkhurst Community Hospital, which includes Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists and Therapists. The Medical Model adopted means that the unit is Nurse-led. You will be working towards patient-centred rehabilitation goals, however also caring for patients who are sub-acute, ensuring safe discharge for patients into a community setting.

As a Health Care Assistant, you would be supporting the trained Nurses in the delivery of care. This role will include enabling personal care to patients in line with their rehabilitation goals. Training will be given for wound care, monitoring vital signs and observations, safe handling of the patients, supporting patients with their nutrition and hydration, and taking an active role in discharge planning. For the minority, you could also support end of life care.


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