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
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£8.25 - 11 Per Hour
Due to increasing demand from our client in the Halstead area, we are looking to recruit additional care assistants with experience of working with elderly people, particularly those with dementia, for both day and night work. Job Title: Healthcare Assistant Location: Halstead Salary: £8.25ph-£11ph The role of a Healthcare Assistant: Working as a Care Assistant within our client's team, it's not just the resident's health needs you'll help meet. You'll also help them to get more out of life - to be more independent, to enjoy a wider range of activities, and, above all, to have more choice in their day to day life. Whether you're assisting a nurse, getting involved with a daily activities, filling in vital paperwork or lending someone a hand to eat their lunch, you'll make all the residents you care for feel safe, comfortable and secure. In other words, you'll make them feel right at home. The requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: 6 months previous UK Healthcare experience. A valid DBS. A kind, caring and compassionate nature. But why join our team? We couldn't achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us To Apply If you would like a meaningful career, making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.