Registration Criteria for Healthcare Assistants

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

  • At least 6 month's experience working in a hospital/nursing home

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

  • A minimum of two GCEs/GCSEs grade A-C (or equivalent)
  • NVQ Level 2 Care Award or equivalent
  • NVQ Level 3 Care Award or equivalent
  • Currently studying towards a healthcare related degree
  • Registered with NISCC to work in private nursing homes

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS MUST:

  • Provide evidence of mandatory training updates (see below)
  • Complete an Enhanced AccessNI check with Balmoral Healthcare
  • Provide evidence of vaccinations (see below)

TRAINING AND TRUST REQUIREMENTS – THESE MUST BE CONFIRMED BY CERTIFICATE/COURSE CONTENT

  • Manual Handling – yearly
  • Fire Safety
  • CPR – yearly
  • Vulnerable Persons Training – 3 yearly
  •  Infection Prevention and Control – yearly
  • HIV Awareness

TRAINING AND PRIVATE REQUIREMENTS (AND RQIA LEGISLATIVE REQUIREMENTS)

  • Fire Safety
  • Manual Handling – yearly
  • CPR – yearly
  • Infection Prevention and Control - yearly
  • Protection of Vulnerable Adults and Children – 3 yearly
  • First Aid

VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS – MUST BE CONFIRMED BY PROOF OF VACCINATION OR TITRE CHECK TO CONFIRM IMMUNITY (NOT REQUIRED FOR PNH)

  • BCG (Tuberculosis)
  • Measles
  • Rubella
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • If new to the Trust you must also have an antibody test for Hepatitis C and HIV 1 and 2

(Results must be from a UK based laboratory)

Please note: You have 3 months to complete your application from the date of your interview.

 

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