Nursing Assistant

Website Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Job Description:

To carry out general duties within the Directorate and to provide assistance and support within the ward / department. Participate in the NHS knowledge and skills framework as appropriate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the safe transfer of patients from bed to chair, other ward, unit or department and return.
  • Provide effective nursing care for patients on the ward / department ensuring patient supervision and safety at all times.
  • Participates in meal service, assists with feeding and orders patients’ meals/special diets when required.
  • Provide support and reassurance to patients undergoing procedures.
  • Ensure that patients are comfortable and that body temperature is maintained.
  • Report any defects in department or faulty equipment, remove from use, label and decontaminate.

Job Requirements:

  • Communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • 3 months caring experience
  • 2 years’ experience in a formal caring role
  • Understanding professional roles
  • Organisational skills

Job Details:

Company: Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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