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
Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker
Bury St Edmunds
£8.50 - 14 Per Hour
Are you a passionate Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker looking for your new role in the Bury St Edmunds area? We have a huge opportunity with our prestigious client! Job title: Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Rate of pay: £8.50 - £14.00 per hour The role of a Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker: We work with a various clients including Mental health, Brain Injury, Learning disabilities and we also work with homes that care for children and young people. We have various shifts including Earlies, lates, long days and nights and we pay between £8.50 and £14.00 per hour! The requirements of a Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker: 6 months previous experience in this or a similar role. A valid DBS. A kind, caring and compassionate personality. Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working - you let us know when you can work! Free car parking on registration. Easy online application forms if unable to attend in person Free Training Full support of Swanstaff office Temp Of the Month Scheme Ambassador Programme Pay enhancement at weekends Weekly Pay If you are looking for a new role and to earn some extra cash before Christmas then please either apply online or give us a call on 01473 558443. You can also send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org