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
The county of Herts has a population of over 1.2 Million people and an Unemployment rate lower than the national average at 3.6%, with towns including Hatfield, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Waltham Cross, Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City all having great transport links to central London. Herts also borders London Boroughs including Enfield, Barnet and Harrow.
The county has a lot to offer residents and visitors, including a Snow Centre, Warner Brothers Studio Tours including Harry Potter Tour and miles of open countryside for outdoor pursuits in areas such as Tring.
£8.72 - 12 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Healthcare Assistant in the Waltham Cross area looking for a new role? Swanstaff Waltham Cross have an array of shifts available in your area with competitve rates of pay! Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Waltham Cross Rate of pay:£8.72 - £12.00 per hour The role of a Healthcare Assistant: Serving meals and helping to feed patients. Helping people to move around. Toileting. Making beds. Talking to patients and making them comfortable. Monitoring patients’ conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, respirations and weight. The requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid DBS A kind, caring and compassionate nature The benefits of working for Swanstaff Recruitment: Weekly pay (every Friday) 24/7 support from a dedicated Swanstaff consultant Flexible working hours Refer a Friend scheme Ongoing work If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please call Millie Bazzoni!