Health Care Assistant

Job description

Help patients with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and eating..


  • Assist with mobility and transfers, using proper body mechanics and equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for patients.
  • Collect specimens for testing and perform basic laboratory procedures.
  • Provide emotional support and companionship to patients.
  • Document patient information accurately and timely.
  • Assist healthcare professionals in providing care to patients.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Must have 6 months paid care experience.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.
  • To have, or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses for the role.
  • Willingness to undergo an enhanced Access NI check.
  • To work as part of a team.

Further Information

We urgently require Health Care Assistants to work for us in Western Hospital Trusts (Altnagalvin area Hospital, Grangewood Hospital, Lakeview Hospital, South West Acute Hospital, Tyrone and Fermanagh Hospital and Waterside Hospital). Nursing and Caring Direct are a leading Recruitment and Employment agency providing services and top tier Nursing auxiliary staff to health trusts across Northern Ireland. Nursing and Caring Direct can provide you with all the support you need to become a Health Care Assistant. Weekly pay. Free training. Free uniform. Paid holidays. Support 24/7 365 days a year. NHS Framework approved. Stakeholder pension scheme. Nursing & Caring Direct are an equal opportunities employer.

Vacancy ID
Job ref.
Job Sector
Carers and Support Workers
Derry or Londonderry
£11.45 - £20.95 per hour.
No. vacancies
Contract Type
Weekly hours
Published date
Closing date
Various shifts available.

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