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
£8.72 - 9.70 Per Annum
Job Title: Healthcare Assistant Location: Norwich Rate of Pay: £8.72-£9.70 Swanstaff Recruitment are currently looking for Healthcare Assistants to provide excellent care for the elderly, help them and their families enjoy their time together at one of the most challenging times of their lives. The Role of a Healthcare Assistant: Serving meals and helping to feed service users Monitoring patients’ conditions by taking temperatures, pulse, and respirations Becoming a friend to the service users and somebody they can rely on Ideally be a driver Requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: A minimum of 6 months UK based Healthcare experience A valid DBS (although we can help you obtain one) To be of a kind and caring nature Benefits: Weekly pay On-going work Shifts to work around your availability 24/7 on call service from our dedicated consultants 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.