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
Healthcare Assistant (Carer)
£9 Per Annum
Swanstaff Recruitment are urgently seeking experienced and dedicated Care Assistants. If you are a compassionate individual who is looking to turn your passion for caring for others into a career then look no further. 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 HCA: 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 HCA's: * £25 for the introduction of a HCA* * £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: Healthcare Assistant (Carer) Salary: £8.21 - £10.00 per hour EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES. Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.
Are you an experienced Chef/Cook with experience of working in a care environment? Are you able to demonstrate creative flair, nutritional understanding and interest in providing first class food and hospitality within the needs of a care home environment? Could you benefit from flexible hours and weekly pay? Swanstaff are Gold Standard Investors in People and promote the highest standards of working. You will be joining a friendly and successful company able to offer you regular work where you will be treated as a professional member of our team. Our client in in Suffolk is seeking an experienced chef who has a passion for providing nutritious quality meals for elderly or disabled residents, many of whom suffer dementia and other illnesses. As a Swanstaff Chef/Cook you require: Previous UK based experience working as a Chef/Cook within a care environment. Experience of designing and cooking nutritionally balanced meals with specific dietary requirements. Ability to work as part of a team The ability to ensure confidentiality Good written and oral communication skills Able to take a pro-active approach A flexible approach to work and the ability to manage prioritise and work to deadlines. Able to work flexible hours across all shifts Enhanced DBS (update service is preferred but not essential) Own Transport preferred but not essential Knowledge of industry standards and regulations HACCAP and COSHH NVQ Level 2 and 3 Cookery preferred. As a Swanstaff Worker you can also benefit from: Full Support of Swanstaff Office Support teams Temp of the Month and Ambassadors scheme We have a recommend a friend scheme where you could earn: £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. If you're interested in this role and would like to find out more please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Jamie on 01473 558443! We look forward to hearing from you. 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