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.
£450 Per Week
We are looking for experienced, caring and reliable healthcare assistants to be placed within our prestigious client based in Chelmsford. Could this be you? Day and night shifts available - Day shifts may be split into AM and PM shifts. Our renowned client is a part of one of the biggest care providers in the UK - They are looking for dedicated individuals to join their team on a regular basis, providing care and independence to their service users. Earn a minimum of £450 per week! Based on a 5 day working week. Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Chelmsford Rate of pay:£450.00 per week Daily duties of a Healthcare Assistant: Assist with all aspects of daily needs. Record keeping and daily documentation. Personal Care. Assisting with meals and activities. Requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: You must have at least 6 months experience working in elderly care. You must have a DBS registered online (this can be done through Swanstaff). You must have a kind and caring nature. Benefits of working with Swanstaff & our client: Weekly Pay. Refer a friend scheme - cash bonuses. Holiday pay. Dedicated consultant available to you throughout the 24hr period. The chance to become a Swanstaff Ambassador - Bringing you more perks and store discounts! Overtime available with other clients. Choose when you want to work! If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Jodie on 01245 266888 for more information!