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
£9 - 11.50 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment are currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants for a residential home based within Lowerstoft. This home specializes within Dementia Care and there are 27 residents. Job Title: Healthcare Assistant Location: Lowestoft Rate of Pay: £9.00 - £11.50 per hour The roleof a Healthcare Assistant: Provide care in a live in facility for elderly people. Provide palliative or end of life care, Some patients life with physical disabilities or are living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, amongst other health needs. The requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: Experience within elderly care, end of life care, and dementia care is an essential Must be of a kind and caring nature Availability to cover shifts at a short notice Benefits: On going work Shifts to work around your availability Weekly pay If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Kirstie from our Healthcare team! 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 Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.