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
Long known as Britain's Gateway to Europe, with over 70,000 registered businesses, Kent offers a great place to find work - with an unemployment rate of 2.4% - lower than the national average.
The county of Kent has a population of over 155 Million people, with towns including Dartford, Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Ashford and Folkestone all having great transport links to London and the coast.
The county has a lot to offer it's residents and visitors, with miles of open countryside, quaint coastal towns and lifestyle destinations such as Bluewater Shopping Centre. You don't get a much better way to relax in your downtime than sitting in a Kentish pub garden with the sun shining down on you, enjoying the fresh countryside air that the garden of England offers.
£9 - 12 Per Hour
Swanstaff have a temporary vacancy opportunity for a Healthcare assistant in and around the Sevenoaks area. Our client are looking for someone who are devoted to caring for others and care about making a real difference to residents within private nursing homes. You will be flexible to work days 08:00-20:00 and/or night shifts 20:00-08:00 depending on your availability and the role also has the possibility of going permanent. Job title:Healthcare Assistant Location:Sevenoaks Rate of pay:£9.00 - £12.00 per hour Purpose of the role of a Healthcare Assistant: Provide a high quality of care to residents Accurately make observations in accordance to the residents wellbeing Assist residents as necessary ensuring they are happy and comfortable at all times Responsible for promoting healthy living within the registered nursing home Enjoy a wide range of activities with residents Requirements of a Healthcare Assistant: 6 months experience as healthcare assistant Be able to work independently and as a team Have a passion for caring and looking after others Work in line with all health and safety regulations Excellent communication with willingness to learn and develop If you have all the above requirements to be a great Healthcare assistant with a passion for caring and looking after others please apply! But why join our team? We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below. Competitive pay rates FREE training 24 hour support Flexible hours Refer a Friend Scheme-get up to £200 for referring a carer or nurse to us If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Lacey Crawley! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
Admin Office Assistant
£9.50 Per Hour
Are you looking for a new Administration role? We have the perfect opportunity for you! Job title:Admin Office Assistant Location:Dartford, Kent Rate of pay:£9.50 per hour The role of an Office Admin Assistant: Provide excellent Customer Service displaying compassion and understanding. Process customer orders and request Responding to emails from various inbox’s Accurate data capture & data cleansing Creating weekly reports Maintain excellent customer relations externally and internally. General Administration for the teams Maintaining excellent filing systems To undertake any other reasonable requests from the Management team The requirements of an Office Admin Assistant: Customer focused and committed to service excellence. Sensitive to the requirements of customers and clients Excellent telephone manner Good people’s skills Potential candidates should show strong literacy and numeracy skills. Excellent communication and organisational skills Good IT skills to include Word & Excel. Ability to type accurately and effectively. Hard working and flexible Working to tight deadlines Solution driven. Good geographical knowledge Highly motivated individual Strong team player Open to new ideas and using own initiative. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Rosie McMullen! 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.