Your role as a HCA (Health Care Assistant)
HCA roles can be an extremely rewarding job. 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. HCA's 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 HCA in a residential or nursing home or in a respite care setting. We also offer some 1:1 positions in supported living accommodation.
Main duties of a HCA
- maintaining their hygiene
- ensuring they receive healthy meals and fluids
- helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.
The HCA 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 HCA
Bury St Edmunds
£8.21 - 14 Per Hour
Do you want to work for an award winning company that provides amazing staff benefits? Of course you do! So, if you're an experienced Healthcare Worker with 6 months experience - we need to hear from you! Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Bury St Edmunds Rate of pay:£8.21 - £14 per hour The role of a Healthcare Worker: 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 Workers: 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 Ipswich@swanstaff.co.uk and call Michelle on 01473 558443 for more information on this role!