Healthcare Assistant - Northwich

Recruiter
Avanta Care
Location
Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester
Salary
£7.85 - £9/hour Depending on experience
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
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 in to careers"€.

About the role:

Our healthcare assistants are placed in residential homes, nursing homes and care communities, and they play a fundamental part in improving vulnerable people's lives. They are required to help residents with daily personal care like washing, getting dressed and toileting, as well as moving and handling and helping families deal with new responsibilities.

What else does the role involve?

- Working within a team in a care home environment for the elderly
- Supporting residents with all daily activities in accordance with their individual care plans
- Assisting with physical tasks
- Establishing work routines that help residents with their daily activities
- Promoting residents€™ independence and respecting their dignity and choices at all times
- Providing emotional and social support
- Liaising with residents' family members and health care providers
- Receiving regular training to develop own skills
- Assisting in maintaining care records that reflect current needs and preferences for each service user
- Working on a flexible, rotational basis according to the rota set by the home manager and the needs of the home

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.

Do you only have a little or no care experience? No problem!

Our expert in-house training team will train you to the required industry standard