We believe that everyone, with the right support will flourish irrespective of their age, circumstance or background. We are a global provider of person-centred services, including employment services, health, skills and youth services. Through all our programmes, we aim to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and combine an explicit social purpose with strong commercial discipline and capability.
To support the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, an opportunity has arisen to bolster our Healthier You Programme Team with fully mobilised health care support. We require a Health Care Assistant to deliver safe and effective care completing healthcare checks in across community centres in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. The post-holder will work as part of the existing team but will undertake delegated duties mostly without supervision, in a community setting. We are looking for an energetic, self-starter, who is able to work flexible hours to meet our service users requirements.
Duties will include:
- To complete Point of Care and NHS Health Check assessments in accordance with NICE Guidance and Ingeus SOP.
- To complete Initial Assessments for Pts and input the information accurately.
- Maintain accurate patients records on all patients using electronic and paper records results.
- To ensure that all medical equipment is in date, well maintained and adequate supplies are available.
- To ensure clinical waste and sharps materials are disposed of safely.
- To participate in the promotion of good working relationships with the Healthier You Team, Ingeus and NHS colleagues.
- Responsibility to report incidents timely and as appropriate.
- To take part in training required to support the programme and any competence based skills expected of the role.
- To attend team meetings and keep up to date with Ingeus Policy updates as directed by the Manager.
You must have the following qualifications and experience:
NVQ2 or equivalent.
Demonstrate an understanding of Type 2 Diabetes, and the NDPP Programme.
Driving Licence with ability to travel between venues on a daily basis.
Evidence of CPD.
Demonstrate an understanding of the patient demographic in the community.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexible approach to meeting service and client needs.
Proactive, self-motivated and able to work for long periods of time without supervisions.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Why join us?
You will be part of a hard working team helping people like Val every single day:
“I am determined not become another statistic, which is why my motivation to benefit from this course is so high…I see it as an opportunity to change my lifestyle forever.”
In return for your hard work and making a difference to our clients’ lives, we provide a competitive benefits package including a free day’s annual leave to enjoy your birthday!
To find out more, please apply and we will contact you to discuss the opportunity.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.