Your role as a Care Assistant
Care Assistant roles can be an extremely rewarding field. Every day you will be helping to improve lives, working on the front line of Health and Social Care with a wide variety of clientele. Care Assistants provide support to the disabled, elderly, dementia patients, long-term ill and individuals with learning difficulties, so your role can be very varied and no days will ever be the same! You can work as a care assistant in a residential or nursing home or in a respite care setting. We also offer some 1:1 position in supported living accommodation.
Main duties of a Care Assistant
- maintaining their hygiene
- ensuring they receive healthy meals and fluids
- helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.
The Care Assistant role also includes getting to know clients personally and providing them with emotional support and company, being a good listener and encouraging them to take part in activities and socialising with other residents, all of which contributes positively to their wellbeing.
Required skills and experience of a Care Assistant
Chelmsford is a City in Essex with a district population of over 175,000 people. Chelmsford gained City status in 2012, prior to this Essex was the only UK county without a city.
Chelmsford’s thriving economy includes over 17,000 businesses which create 85,000 jobs. Chelmsford contributes over £3.5 billion to the national economy and is the business hub of Essex.
What does Chelmsford have to offer?
Chelmsford has over 1.2million square feet of shopping, 1700 acres of parks and green spaces, three theatres, three sports centres and an ice rink. There are plenty of local eateries to grab some lunch and great options for after work socialising including pubs, clubs, bars, cinemas and restaurants.
£8.72 - 12 Per Hour
Help support the country’s most vulnerable during the COVID-19 epidemic!Our Health & Social Care clients are experiencing high levels of staff sickness and increased demand from those they care for and thereforeSwanstaff Chelmsford arerecruiting Healthcare Assistants for a number of care homes in and around Chelmsford. Healthcare Assistants play a vital role in ensuring that residents of care and residential homes receive their usual levels of care and assistance, whilst following all guidelines to help prevent the spread of infection. You can work flexibly and we have Morning, Afternoon, Night and Long day shifts available. Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Chelmsford Rate of pay:£8.72 - £12.00 per hour Responsibilities of a Healthcare Assistant will include: Ensuring patients receive individualisedcare outlined in their personal care plans. Keeping departments clean and tidy & following all infection control procedures. Taking and recording basic observations. Helping patients to eat and to move about, if they have mobility problems. Listening and talking to patients, providing emotional support. Ensure patients keep a good level of personal hygiene & dignity. Key Skills and Experience of a Healthcare Assistant: You will have at least 6 months recent healthcare experience in the UK. You will have a current DBS on the update service or we will apply for one on your behalf. You will be dedicated to providing the highest standards of care at all times. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working patterns Weekly Pay PAYE contract – Pension, Holiday Pay & NI deductions Free update training Refer a friend scheme If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler Anderson!
Registered General Nurse
£20 - 24 Per Hour
Swanstaff Chelmsford needs you now more than ever. We are looking forexperienced Registered General NursesinChelmsfordto work at our prestigious client in the local area. Our candidates are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about keepingpeople safe. Job title:Registered General Nurse Location:Chelmsford Rate of pay:£20.00 - £24.00 per hour The role of a Registered General Nurse: assessing and planning nursing care requirements providing preand post-operation care monitoring and administering medication and intravenous infusions taking patient samples, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures writing records supervising junior staff organising workloads providing emotional support to patients and relatives The requirements of a Registered General Nurse: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid Nurse pin A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature The benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay 24/7 support from a dedicated Swanstaff consultant On-going work Flexible work patterns Refer a Friend scheme - earn up to £200! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler Anderson!