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
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
Swanstaff Chelmsford are currently recruiting for an experienced and reliable Healthcare Assistant in the Chelmsford area! Could it be you? This job role is on a shift rota with full time hours between earlies, long days and nights including weekends. Job Title: Healthcare Assistant Location:Chelmsford Rate of Pay: £8.72- £12.00per hour The daily duties of a Healthcare Assistant: Delivering personal care to each individual Building a good relationship with each individual candidate Assisting day to day with all tasks Promote a High standard of care Requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: Flexible hours Great communication skills DBS required 6 months experience within the last 3 years in a Healthcare role Experience in a role supporting similar needs is preferable Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Weekly pay Ongoing regular work 28 days Annual leave ‘Refer A Friend’ – earn CASH rewards when referring a friend to Swanstaff (T&C’s apply) 24/7 on call support If you’re interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Tyler from our National Temps team! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.