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
Nestled just within the M25 in Kent, Dartford proves a great area to both work and live and has a population of over 107,000 people
With excellent transport links to London, Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International train station on it's doorstep, Dartford is a busy town boasting several Business Parks and business distribution centres. Companies such as Laing O'Rourke, Tesla and Mazda all have central offices located in the Town.
£8.21 - 11 Per Hour
Are you looking to make some extra cash this summer? Swanstaff have a huge opportunity based with our client in the Dartford area for experienced Healthcare Assistants! Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Dartford Rate of pay:£8.21 - £11 per hour The role of a Healthcare Assistant: Looking after the physical comfort of patients Keeping departments clean and tidy, for example cleaning of equipment and making and changing beds. Taking and recording basic observations such as blood pressure and temperature. Helping patients to eat and to move about, if they have mobility problems. Listening and talking to patients. The requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: A minimum of 6 months experience in the Healthcare sector and this role. A valid DBS. A kind and caring nature. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Temp of the Month scheme. Refer a Friend scheme. Swanstaff Ambassador Scheme. You willbe paid every Friday. To apply: Please apply online today or alternatively please send your updated CV to Swanley@swanstaff.co.uk and the team on 01322 614900 for more information on this role!
Personal Assistant to Directors
£20000 - 25000 Per Annum
Personal Assistant to Directors Who are Swanstaff Recruitment? An established recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staffing within the Healthcare, Commercial and Driving and Industrial sectors on a National scale. We are an award-winning company, who are proud of our achievements, such as placing in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for, not once but twice! What can we offer you? We aren't like other agencies - we do things differently. 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials; in the past 2 years we've travelled to Dublin, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Vegas and LA! We have an annual day at Lingfield races, all singing all dancing (literally) Christmas party, quarterly nights out and competitions Share scheme option - would you want to become a Swanstaff shareholder? Pension scheme The part you'll be playing; You will provide general assistance and administrative support to the board of Directors. Your responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the Directors diaries, inbox management, making travel arrangements, travelling with Directors when required to our other offices across the UK and any external meetings, arranging and setting up board meetings, assisting with the planning of company events, general administration duties (reports, minutes of meetings etc.). You'll be joining a fun, sociable and lively team working in the coolest office outside of London! Basic Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:30 Reporting to: Support Services Executive Located: Dartford Am I right for this role? You'll have prior experience in a similar position as a PA or in busy and deadline driven environment. You will be an excel whizz! Ability to navigate your way round spreadsheets and collate information. To fit in with us and be a 'Swan', you will need to be the ambitious type, who completes one challenge and then says, What next? You'll be passionate about people and determined to contribute to the growth of one of the UK's fastest growing recruitment agencies. You will be adaptable to any task thrown at you - no challenge too big will scare you! You'll be rewarded with a role in an innovative, fun, extraordinary company in an outstanding office environment. We play as hard as we work and reward our employees for their achievements. Most importantly you will be keen to learn and progress every day. The fit: Experience in management of others would be useful but not essential Resourceful and forward thinking - are you a problem solver? Professionalism is the key - you will be the representing our Directors so you will need to be proficient! Open minded and excited at the prospect of working on a varied range of tasks Think you will be best placed in our Award-Winning business (in work and socially)? Here are some things you should know before you apply; We are huge on hiring personality, ambition and attitude - can you bring your A game to interview! We enjoy activities such as sports day at our Quarterly, whole company meetings, and we take it seriously! We are a competitive bunch...see you at the long jump! We really enjoy a social get together, whether it is at our Christmas parties or summer events, you will find us having bumper cars wars or trying to beat each other at our Swanstaff casino! *20 days holiday when you commence employment, after the successful completion of your probation you will be given an extra 5 days holiday. After 2 years' service holiday increases to 28 days plus bank holidays.
£20 - 25 Per Hour
Are you an experienced and passionate Nurse looking to continue your career? Take a look at our incredible opportunity with our client based in the Dartford area! Job Title: Registered Nurse Location: Dartford Salary: £20.00-£25.00 per hour The role of a Registered Nurse: Checking and administering drugs and injections PEG Feeds Syringe Drivers Wound Management Diabetes Management End of Life Care The Essentials of a Registered Nurse: You must be NMC Registered Nurse with an active PIN number You must have a minimum of 6 months UK based care experience ideally within similar settings. Excellent communication skills. Enhanced DBS on update service preferred but not essential. Own transport preferred but not essential. Benefits of working for us: Free Training Varied work placements (if required) Hours to suit your availability Weekly Pay A dedicated and friendly team of experienced consultants Refer a friend scheme - from £25 - £200 Please apply online today or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call the team on 01322 474655 for more information on this role!
Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities
£8.21 - 10 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment have an incredible opportunity based with our prestigious client in the Dartford area! If you're experienced in supporting adults who have learning disabilities then this could be the perfect role for you! By working with Swanstaff you will receive weekly pay, be able to work flexible hours that fit your lifestyle and also benefit from our refer a friend and temp of the month schemes which enable us to recognise the contribution you make to our business. Job Title: Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities Location: Dartford Salary: £8.21 - £10 per hour Within this role you will be able to work various shift patterns: Monday to Friday, days and nights, immediate starts and also weekend work! There are certain requirements that are expected of a Swanstaff Support Worker: Minimum of 6 months UK based care experience within the last 5 years within a similar setting You must have impecible communication skills An enhanced DBS on update service is desirable but is not essential as we can help you acquire this An understanding of of Care Quality Commission standards Your own method of transport is desirable but not essential Our Refer a Friend Scheme offers the following bonuses for Support Worker: * £25 for the introduction of a HCA or Support Worker* * £200 for the introduction of a RGN * * Criteria must be met before the referral fee is paid. Please speak to the Branch Manager regarding this. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Blessing on 01322 614900 for more information! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES. Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.
£16000 - 18000 Per Annum
Resourcer (National Temps Team) Who are Swanstaff Recruitment? An established recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staffing within the Healthcare, Commercial and Driving and Industrial sectors on a National scale. We are an award-winning company, who are proud of our achievements, such as placing in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for, not once but twice! What can we offer you? We aren't like other agencies - we do things differently. Unrivalled commission scheme Ongoing training and support; including a clear career development pathway 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Head Office support functions including Payroll and Compliance Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials; in the past 2 years we've travelled to Dublin, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Vegas and LA! We have an annual day at Lingfield races, all singing all dancing (literally) Christmas party, quarterly nights out and competitions Share scheme option - would you want to become a Swanstaff shareholder? Pension scheme What does my team look like? The National Temps flock are real grafters, they are Business Development machines, Resourcing whizzes, and Customer Service Kings and Queens; constantly building their client and candidates bases and delivering a 5* service. The team includes 4 sectors, each complete with dedicated Resourcers who play an integral part of growing their candidate pools and in turn successfully placing Temporary staff in a number of clients throughout the UK. Our National Temps team are real advocates of our Core values, especially Treat all with respect and Believe nothing is impossible; which has been demonstrated through their successes. They have received 2 promotions and been awarded 'biggest growth team' in the last 9 months. They let their results do the talking! The part you'll be playing; As a Resourcer with us you'll wear many hats (figuratively speaking!). You'll play an incredibly important role in the ultimate success of the team. Without you, we have no candidates. Without candidates, we have no business. And our business is placing temporary staff into temporary vacancies for our clients. You'll be required to source the best candidates on behalf of our clients. So, you'll have your finger on the pulse when it comes to modern sourcing methods - LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc. as well as using the more traditional methods. Once you've found the best people, you'll then facilitate the process, from being an applicant to a 'live' candidate - you'll conduct a thorough face to face interview to get a better understanding of their strengths and requirements. Once they are 'live' you'll work closely with a Recruitment Consultant (your partner in crime!) to ensure that the candidate is provided with as much work as they require - ensuring that both candidates and clients are always happy & always receiving outstanding levels of service. Basic Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00 Reporting to: National Temps Manager Located: Dartford Think you will be best placed in our Award-Winning National Temps team (in work and socially)? Here are some things you should know before you apply; We are huge on hiring personality, ambition and attitude - can you bring your A game to interview? We enjoy activities such as sports day at our Quarterly, whole company meetings, and we take it seriously! We are a competitive bunch...see you at the long jump! We really enjoy a social get together, whether it is at our Christmas parties or summer events, you will find us having bumper cars wars or trying to beat each other at our Swanstaff casino! *20 days holiday when you commence employment, after the successful completion of your probation you will be given an extra 5 days holiday. After 2 years' service holiday increases to 28 days plus bank holidays.