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
Nestled just within the M25 in Kent, Dartford proves a great area to both work and live and has a population of over 107,000 people
With excellent transport links to London, Bluewater Shopping Centre and Ebbsfleet International train station on it's doorstep, Dartford is a busy town boasting several Business Parks and business distribution centres. Companies such as Laing O'Rourke, Tesla and Mazda all have central offices located in the Town.
Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities
£8.21 - 10 Per Annum
Swanstaff Recruitment have an incredible opportunity based with our prestigious client in the Dartford area! If you're experienced in supporting adults who have learning disabilities then this could be the perfect role for you! 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 Support Worker: 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 Support Worker: * £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. 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: Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities Location: Dartford Salary: £8.21 - £10 per hour EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES. Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.