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Title: Healthcare Assistant Job Description
Post by: Job Hunter on November 21, 2013, 10:28:10 am
Roles vary from organisation to organisation; you could be working in a hospital setting, a care centre or a patient's home environment. Despite the differing of environments, the basic principles of being a health care assistant are the same.

If for example you work in someone's home you are likely to be one of the few people the patient sees during the day and you will generally do the visit on your own unless you are required to do any lifting or moving of the patient then a colleague will work with you on these visits. If working in a centre or hospital you are surrounded by other work colleagues and also patients in a busier more formal environment.
Some of the basic duties you will be required to do are as follows:
All roles vary to some degree but the main consideration is a friendly and hardworking nature to which patients who are feeling vulnerable can rely upon.

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