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Health Care Assistant (HCA) posted by Langley Clark Recruitment

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Full Time
£8.22 - £9 / hour

Job Description

The role of a care assistant is to assist and support residents in a wide range of daily activities so that they can achieve optimum wellbeing, independence, self-expression, fulfilment and have as positive an experience as possible.

You will strive to provide all stakeholders, including residents, their relatives or representatives, volunteers, external visitors, professionals and colleagues, with a positive ‘customer experience, thus enhancing their experience as well as their view of our organisation; as a caring and professional services provider.  As a Carer you will have a key role that impacts on the quality of life of the residents.


Principal accountabilities / responsibilities

  • Support residents in our residential care home, in all activities of daily living which are specified in their care plan and or are required in order to maximise wellbeing (physical, emotional, social etc.). These include personal care, food and drink, administering medication, accessing health care and recreational activities
  • Engage with residents and other stakeholders in a way that reflects their preferences, abilities as well as taking into account any impairment. This will be done in a way that will nurture their sense of self.

Job Requirements

Requirements for the Health Care Assistant:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or desire to be trained
  • Experience of working in a health care environment (essential) as either a HCA (Health Care Assistant) or Care Worker
  • Demonstrate a support role working with older people with dementia
  • Willing to undertake all aspects of care or non-care duties to meet both the physical, emotional and social needs of our residents
  • Able to work shifts (including weekends and evenings)

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