Health Care Assistant / HCA / Band 2 / CSW in Cambridge - First Alternative Recruitment Consultancy

Job Overview

Cambridge, England
Job Type
Full Time
£10 - £16 Per Hour
Date Posted
5 days ago

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Job Description

We are urgently seeking to recruit EXPERIENCED Healthcare Assistant’s to place for various ad-hoc and short to long term assignments to suit in both private and public healthcare settings across the UK.


You will work as a part of a multidisciplinary team; providing nursing care to patients suffering from a wide variety of medical conditions and illnesses, supporting in their treatment, recovery and well-being.


You may upon request be assigned to provide one to one continuous observation for an individual patient is responsible for the following under supervision and guidance of the registered nurse in charge of the ward or bay of patients:

  • Engaging and interacting with the patient whenever the opportunity arises

  • Monitoring and reporting any changes in behaviour or condition to the registered nurse

  • Recording and reporting of vital signs under supervision of registered nurse

  • Ensuring the patient has adequate nutrition and hydration

  • Providing assistance with personal care


You will need to possess the following skills:

  • An approachable and caring nature

  • Good communication skills and listening skills

  • The ability to keep sensitive information confidential at all times

  • A respectful approach to patients and colleagues

  • Reliability and Flexibility

  • The ability to work as part of a team


Core Requirements:

  • Good communication skills, compassion and dedication

  • Current satisfactory Enhanced DBS Certificate

  • Must have relevant UK experience

  • Current and up to date training records

  • 2 recent professional clinical references


The ideal candidate must be reliable, self-motivated and able to work as a member of a team to provide high level patient care in a variety of clinical settings. 


If you are interested, please apply now and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch shortly.


1st Alternative Medical Staffing is a leading provider of healthcare staffing. We specialise in the supply of Registered Nurses (All Specialties), and experienced Healthcare Assistants for temporary assignments in a diverse range of public and private healthcare settings NATIONWIDE.


1st Alternative Medical Staffing Ltd is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.


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