Healthcare Assistant – 52 Weeks

Henshaws College, Harrogate

Closing date: Friday, 7th Jan 2022

£300 Welcome to Henshaws Bonus if recruited Jan 22

Interviews will be in January 2022

Salary £10.37 per hour/ £18873.40 per annum
Hours 35 (07.30 until 15.00 and 14.30 until 22.00)
Weeks 52
25 days annual leave plus 10 days bank holiday (pro-rata for prt-time/term-time)
Contract Permanent
Enhanced DBS with adult and child barring

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Henshaws Specialist College provides an educational pathway based around learning and living, for young people with a range of physical and learning disabilities.’ 

We offer 24-hour support to our students and are presently looking to recruit Healthcare Assistants to work as part of a team of support workers to ensure that personal care and complex health needs are met

Job Summary

To work under the direction of the college nursing team to provide safe, evidence based clinical interventions 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver theoretical clinical training to care staff.
  • Undertake in-practice competency assessments covering a range of different clinical interventions including but not limited to Gastrostomy, Oxygen, Tracheostomy care, Cough Assist, Non-invasive Ventilation and Oral suction
  • Carry out delegated nursing interventions in line with clinical care plans, such as subcutaneous injection, Bowel care, INR sampling and Tracheostomy tube changes.
  • Carry out Care Staff observations in practice to ensure staff remain confident and competent when undertaking delegated nursing activities

The ideal candidate will possess:

NVQ 2/Diploma in Health and Social Care

Willingness to assist students with any personal care requirements as needed

Knowledge of care work and what this will involve including understanding dignity and respect

Closing date Friday 7th January 2022

To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.

Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details.

Registered Charity No: 221888

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