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
Long known as Britain's Gateway to Europe, with over 70,000 registered businesses, Kent offers a great place to find work - with an unemployment rate of 2.4% - lower than the national average.
The county of Kent has a population of over 155 Million people, with towns including Dartford, Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Ashford and Folkestone all having great transport links to London and the coast.
The county has a lot to offer it's residents and visitors, with miles of open countryside, quaint coastal towns and lifestyle destinations such as Bluewater Shopping Centre. You don't get a much better way to relax in your downtime than sitting in a Kentish pub garden with the sun shining down on you, enjoying the fresh countryside air that the garden of England offers.
Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities
£8.21 - 10 Per Annum
Swanstaff Recruitment have an incredible opportunity based with our prestigious client in the Dartford area! If you're experienced in supporting adults who have learning disabilities then this could be the perfect role for you! By working with Swanstaff you will receive weekly pay, be able to work flexible hours that fit your lifestyle and also benefit from our refer a friend and temp of the month schemes which enable us to recognise the contribution you make to our business. Within this role you will be able to work various shift patterns: Monday to Friday, days and nights, immediate starts and also weekend work! There are certain requirements that are expected of a Swanstaff Support Worker: Minimum of 6 months UK based care experience within the last 5 years within a similar setting You must have impecible communication skills An enhanced DBS on update service is desirable but is not essential as we can help you acquire this An understanding of of Care Quality Commission standards Your own method of transport is desirable but not essential Our Refer a Friend Scheme offers the following bonuses for Support Worker: * £25 for the introduction of a HCA or Support Worker* * £200 for the introduction of a RGN * * Criteria must be met before the referral fee is paid. Please speak to the Branch Manager regarding this. Does this role sound like it could be the one you've been looking for? Swanstaff are constantly on the look out for new Carer's, Healthcare Assistants and registrations are taking place every day so don't hesitate! Apply now! Job Title: Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities Location: Dartford Salary: £8.21 - £10 per hour EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES. Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.