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Healthcare Practitioner

Location

Hemel Hempstead

Salary & Benefits

£10.50 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

30/04/2021

Healthcare Practitioner

Alexandra, Hemel Hempstead

Days - Full time hours

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Alexandra care home as an experienced Healthcare Practitioner.

The main function for our Healthcare Practitioners is to provide high quality care to residents as directed by the registered nurse. To provide leadership and supervision to Senior Care Assistants and Care Assistants.

About us:

Healthcare homes group has an existing portfolio of 45 residential and nursing homes, located across East Anglia and the South of England.

At Healthcare Homes we pride ourselves on the quality of our homes and are looking for people who share our passion for providing excellent care and who share our values; respect, compassion and commitment. 

About the role:

You will be required to provide the highest quality of care to our residents as directed by the nurse in charge. you will complete clinical tasks such as MUST and Waterlow Assessments, wound management, monitoring residents blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, height, weight and blood sugar levels. Within the role you will also be responsible for supporting with End of life care, safe management of PEG feeding,Safe control, administration and storage of residents’ medication as prescribed by the General Practitioner and Catheter and Colostomy care.

About the home:

Located near Hemel Hempstead Hospital and Gadebridge Park, Alexandra provides residential, nursing and specialist care for those living with dementia. The home can accomodate up to 75 residents.

About you:

You will be someone that is engaging, compassionate and respectful and have a minimum of 12 months experience within the health sector. Having a good understanding of regulatory frameworks including DoLs/MCA is essential. You will pride yourself on delivering outstanding care while supporting and encouraging the team around you.

You must have Care Practitioner Award or equivalent to be suitable for this role