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Healthcare Assistant (HCA) posted by Contemplation Homes Limited

Full Time
Woodlands Ridge Nursing Home

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

Contemplation Homes are looking for a Healthcare Assistant/Carer for their Woodlands Ridge Nursing Home in Woodlands, near Southampton.

As part of the care team the post holder will carry out person centred care including routine personal care duties for residents in support of the Managers & Registered Nurses.  They will be working supervised until they have successfully met all the outcomes in the Skills for Care Care Certificate and are safe to leave alone with responsibility for the individuals she/he is supporting at this stage.  To undertake assigned duties to maintain hygiene, order and safety within the Home environment.

Full or part-time, days and nights available.

This Healthcare Assistant (HCA) position is subject to two acceptable references and an Enhanced DBS Enclosure, the cost of which will be met by the successful applicant.

As a new employee of Contemplation Homes we are pleased to advise you that we demonstrate how much we value our staff team by providing you with 'Perkbox', a downloadable mobile app (paid for by the company) as a non-contractual employee benefit for those employees who have successfully completed their probationary period.  Perkbox gives you:

  • Supermarket Discounts - eg Tesco/Iceland/Morrisons
  • High Street Discounts - M&S/Debenhams/Argos
  • 10% of at Halfords
  • Discount Price Cinema Tickets - eg Vue, Odeon, Cineworld
  • Discount Theatre Tickets
  • Free Mobile Phone Insurance - worth £179
  • Free SIM Card with £5 credit
  • Free Breakdown Cover
  • Free Taxi Credit worth £75
  • Free Movie Streaming
  • Save Money on Hotels & Holidays
  • Free Family Photoshoot - worth £75
  • Kids Pass - eg Save up to 57% at Theme Parks such as Chessington/Sea World
  • Discount Gym Membership
  • Reduced Rates on Denplan for you and your family
  • Reduced Rates for Healthcare

Job Requirements

Healthcare Assistant (HCA) responsibilities:

  • Ability to fulfil criteria outlined in the job description
  • Good communication skills both verbal/non verbal & written
  • Effective listening and interpersonal skills
  • Time management skills
  • Satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check and Adult First check (DBS)
  • Two satisfactory references including previous employer
  • Genuine interest in working with older people
  • Self motivated and willing to develop professionally
  • Professional attitude and presentation


  • NVQ/Diploma/BTEC Level 1/2 or equivalent in Health & Social Care/Apprenticeship
  • Clean driving licence
  • Understanding of private sector funding of beds
  • Knowledge of Care Quality Commission and Regulations under the Health and Social Care Act 2008
  • Organised
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible and innovative
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Kind, empathetic & compassionate
  • Patient and understanding

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