COVID-19

Healthcare Assistant

Full Time

We Are With You

Healthcare Assistant Boston

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Please note that in order to consider your application for this role, you must be able to provide proof of right to work in the UK.
 
If you have an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social care (or equivalent) and are looking for a busy and rewarding Healthcare Assistant role where you make a real difference to those recovering from substance misuse, why don’t you come and join our amazing team!

About the job

We are here to support anyone who needs help with substance misuse, and you will part of our clinical team delivering this important service. You will assess clients, develop a care plan that will work for them and then, with the support and guidance of the clinical team, provide the necessary treatment. 

We work as one team across the service to ensure our clients get the best possible care, referring them on to other specialist teams where needed.

As part of this Healthcare Assistant role, you will also help clients to take a holistic approach to their overall recovery journey by helping them to understand the importance of their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing too.

You may also carry out health screening too, such as phlebotomy, BBV screening or monitoring vital signs, withdrawal scales, and treatment compliance for those clients embarking on detoxification.

Of course, there’ll be admin and housekeeping to do too but that’s all part of this busy and varied role.

The location of this role is in Boston and surrounding satellite sites, travel is essential within this role. 

We welcome applications for this Healthcare Assistant role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare, Health and Social Care, NVQ Level 3, Health Checks, Communication Skills, IT, Driving Licence.

Info

Working pattern: 9am-5pm with the occasional late night until 7pm on rota basis.

Essential Skills

To be able to carry out this Healthcare Assistant role successfully, you will:

  • be able to show how you have developed yourself in previous jobs
  • have a successful track record of working in a healthcare setting and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • have experience of carrying out basic health checks such as blood pressure, pulse, weight, and height
  • be able to build effective working relationships with a wide range of different people and work effectively as part of a team
  • be able to manage your time at work, prioritising effectively and dealing with competing demands on your time
  • be confident in your abilities and show your enthusiasm for this role
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • be able to accurately collate, record, and maintain information 
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be able to be flexible with working times and able to travel to other locations from time to time
  • Full UK Driving Licence 

Desired Skills

Experience of the following would also be an advantage but not essential to this Healthcare Assistant position:

  • hold an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent
  • dealing with health issues associated with drug use
  • managing challenging situations with people that may impact on personal safety
  • phlebotomy
  • managing health-related clinics
  • safer injecting techniques
  • understanding of harm reduction/minimisation relating to drug treatment work
  • use of Systm One
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About Company

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

 

We Are With You.

Essential Requirements

To be able to carry out this Healthcare Assistant role successfully, you will:

  • be able to show how you have developed yourself in previous jobs
  • have a successful track record of working in a healthcare setting and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • have experience of carrying out basic health checks such as blood pressure, pulse, weight, and height
  • be able to build effective working relationships with a wide range of different people and work effectively as part of a team
  • be able to manage your time at work, prioritising effectively and dealing with competing demands on your time
  • be confident in your abilities and show your enthusiasm for this role
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • be able to accurately collate, record, and maintain information 
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be able to be flexible with working times and able to travel to other locations from time to time
  • Full UK Driving Licence 

COVID-19 Healthcare Assistant Boston

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