Desmond Gakanje

  • Health Care Assistant
  • Phone: +264816486486

  • Care Assistant
  • 3463 Barug Street Luxury Hill Soweto, 10009
  • Member Since, November 8, 2022

About Desmond Gakanje

  • Academic Level Certificate
  • Age 43 - 47 Years
  • Salary 1850
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Health and Care

About me

Diligent, fully trained, certified in Health Care, a team member, good communicator, caring , passionate about Health Care, positive and willingness to learn, aiming to be supportive in personal care, equipped with skills and training to safely support patients and assist other team members with hygiene, mobility, cleaning needs. Ability to work fast to stay ahead of continuous patient workload, offering attentive, compassionate care.




  • Freelance Care 2021 - Present

    Home Health Care Assistant

    Enabling patients to stay in their homes by monitoring, recording patient condition by physical, mental observation, intake, output and exercise, 60% improvement. -Providing support, maintain safe, secure, healthy patient environment by providing personal services as bathing, dressing, grooming and teaching families to handle patient. -Support patient care for themselves by encouraging use of cane, walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques, providing housekeeping, laundry services, shopping for food, preparing, serving meals, snacks and running errands.

  • OK Zimbabwe 1996 - 2010

    Assistant Branch Manager/ Accountant

    Uphold and communicate store programs, standards to employees for optimal quality, safety and cleanliness. -Set effective store schedules based on forecasted customer levels, individual employee knowledge and service requirements. Lead weekly store meetings for all employees while achieving 90% monthly sales targets -Protect store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies, minimise shrinkage below 1%.

  • Ekuphumuleni Geriatric Nursing Home 2022 - 2022

    Health Care Assistant

    Assist with patient hygiene, physical comfort, eating, drinking, mobility while observing and reporting changes. -Supporting Nursing staff with care of incontinent patients and promotion of continence care. -Transport and aide patients with walking and limb exercise to improve strength and balance. -Adhere to patient special diets and provide supplementary drinks under nursing supervision. -Ensuring patient stability by checking vital signs, weight and maintain 100% record of information.

  • Spar Midlands 2010 - 2020

    Assistant Branch Manager/ Buyer

    Manage schedules; expenses cash control, store opening and closing enforcing clear security procedures. -Rotate merchandise and displays to feature new products, promotions and 99% handling perishable products. -Maintain 80% product levels, stock rotation, effective ordering and inventory controls for merchandise -Evaluate suppliers to maintain costs below 10% and improve operations maximizing sales, minimizing shrinkage.

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