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
Cambridgshire is a county northeast of London. Many areas of the county are rural with areas such as Godmanchester, Huntington, Ely and Wisbech providing agricultural land and market towns to the surrounding population. Larger areas such as Peterborough and Cambridge are more densely populated.
Cambridgeshire, and in particular Cambridge itself has a worldwide reputation as a place where new technologies emerge, companies are born and products that transform society are developed. The county is home to over 28,000 businesses providing 381,000 jobs. There are four dominating sectors in the area which each provide over 40,000 jobs - Professional, Scientific & Tech, Health and Social Work, Wholesale and Retail Trade and Education.
The area provides many leisure activities and attractions for residents and visitors alike including the Imperial War Museum, Ely Cathedral, Punting on the riverways, visiting historical places of interest such as Oliver Cromwell's residence or a visit to the famous Cambridge University.
£8.72 - 10 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Care Assistant in the Peterborough area looking for a new role? Swanstaff Recruitment have the perfect role for you! Job Title: Care Assistant Location: Peterborough Rate of Pay: £8.72 - £10.00 per hour The Role of a Care Assistant: To provide a high standard of care within a resnidential home based in Peterborough. This home specialise within Dementia and care for service users over the age of 65. There are roughly 40 service users in this home and they operate 24 hours a day so we can offer days and nights. Requirements of a Care Assitant: You must have experience within elderly care Experience within dementia would be an advantage Always have a positive and happy attitude Flexible to work shifts at a short notice Benefits: On going work Pay every Friday 24/7 on call service from our dedicated consultants If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Kirstie Sandford! 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.