Senior Care Assistant - Northwich

Recruiter
Avanta Care
Location
Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester
Salary
£9.50 - £10/hour Depending on experience
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We offer you more than just a job at Avanta Care – We offer a career in care. Not only do we have one of the industry's highest starting salaries, we reward our healthcare assistants with regular pay increases within the first year. Plus, we offer additional training and qualifications for those wanting to further their careers.

You can rest assured that when you join our team, you are joining one of the UK’s leading healthcare recruitment companies. Supplying healthcare assistants and nurses to hundreds of care and nursing homes across the UK, our reputation speaks for itself. We really do “Put the care into careers”.
About the client:

Our client are a 39 bed residential home based in Northwich, Cheshire.

About the role:

The shifts are 7.50am-3.00pm or 2.50pm – 10pm over 7 days with every other weekend off.

A Senior Healthcare Assistant usually performs many of the following tasks:

- Building a relationship with patients
- Identifying patients' special needs
- Supporting clients in their activities
- Helping with physical tasks
- Establishing work routines that help patients with their daily activities
- Providing emotional and social support
- Liaising with family and health care providers
- Working overnight, shifts or live-in
- Administration and recording of medication
- Supervision and management of healthcare assistants
- Laundry, washing and dressing
- Toileting assistance
- Serving and assisting with food and refreshments
- General moving and handling
- Assistance with general comfort and wellbeing
- Regular monitoring (temperature, weight, pulse etc)

Why work for Avanta Care?

There are many perks to working for us: Not only do we guarantee a minimum of 35 hours work per week whilst on a placement, we also pay an improved hourly rate for evenings and bank holidays. We can assist with your DBS check and insurance, as well as providing the necessary uniform.

If travelling from outside the UK, we can assist with your travel and help you find suitable accommodation near the work placement.

If you have a caring nature and a positive can-do attitude, then apply today