Your role as a Healthcare Assistant
Healthcare Assistant roles can be an extremely rewarding field. 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. Healthcare Assistants 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 healthcare assistant in a residential or nursing home or in a respite care setting. We also offer some 1:1 position in supported living accommodation.
Main duties of a Healthcare Assistant
- maintaining their hygiene
- ensuring they receive healthy meals and fluids
- helping them with basic day-to-day or administrative tasks like paying bills.
The Healthcare Assistant 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 Healthcare Assistant
Night Healthcare Assistant
Bury St Edmunds
£8.50 - 14 Per Hour
Are you looking to continue your role as a Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker? Check out our flexible way of working! Job title: Healthcare Worker Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Rate of pay: £8.50 - £14.00 per hour The role of a Healthcare Worker: 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. We work with various nursing homes within Ipswich and the surrounding area. The requirements of a Healthcare Worker: 6 months previous experience in this role A valid DBS A kind and caring nature Benefits of working for Swanstaff: Flexible working - you let us know when you can work! Free car parking on registration. Easy online application forms if unable to attend in person Free Training Full support of Swanstaff office Temp Of the Month Scheme Ambassador Programme Pay enhancement at weekends Weekly Pay If you're interested in this role please apply online now or get in contact with Hayley from our Ipswich branch!