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Health Care Assistant posted by UK Care & Nursing

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Halstead, Essex
£8.76 - £9.76 / hour

Job Description

Health Care Assistant

£8.76 - £9.76 per hour

Permanent Full time

Flexible long & short shifts available

Job Summary

We are recruiting health care assistants for our large Care Home client within the Halstead area. Our client has numerous Care Homes throughout the UK and are currently recruiting in Halstead. A successful candidate will be patient and caring and able to provide a quality service to residents within a care home environment whilst enabling them to lead an active and independent life.


• 28 days holiday

• Weekly pay

• Full Training

• Uniform provided

• Pension Scheme

• Recognition Schemes

Job Role

Our health care assistants will:-

- provide a high level of care to the residents

- assist those that require it with:

- Getting in and out of bed

- Washing

- Dressing

- Toilet requirements

- Their personal care

- assist those with mobility problems

- ensure that the preparation, cooking and serving of food meet the required standards

- initiate and participate in recreational activities

- prompt and assists the residents with their medication when required

Education, Skills and qualifications

Full training will be offered but 6 months experience in a Care Role is required.

Skills required are:-

- the ability to carry out Care Plans

- Good verbal and written skills

- Good observational skills

- The ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships

- A basic knowledge in the following areas is desirable.

- Health and safety

- Manual handling

- Fire safety

- Vulnerable adult protection procedures

- Anti-discriminatory practices

- Understanding of working within a multicultural environment.

Flexible shifts available. Day, night and weekend shifts available.

Salary ranges from £8.76- £9.76 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications

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