Health Care Assistant

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Recruiter
Avanta Care
Location
Canterbury, Kent
Salary
£7.85 - £9/hour Dependent on skills and experience
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Healthcare Assistant
Salary: £7.85 – £9.00 per hour depending on experience
Full and part-time - day and night shifts
Canterbury

We are looking for a friendly healthcare assistant, ready to improve the lives of vulnerable people in residential homes, nursing homes and care communities. You will help them with daily personal care like washing, getting dressed and using the toilet, moving and handling, as well as helping their families adapt to new challenges.

Who we are:

We are Avanta Care, a top-rated healthcare recruitment specialist. We offer committed carers more than just a career. You will gain one of the industry's highest starting salaries, generous rewards and regular pay increases within your first year.

We provide the training and qualifications required to help progress your career in health care.

About the client:

This care home is set in extensive grounds of 50 acres which include attractive gardens and mature woodland the building is an elegant Georgian House believed to be circa 1825. Our client provides a care accommodation service that is ideal for the varied needs of older people. Carers take pride in a personal touch and welcome both long and short-term requirements. The home's values are based around the philosophy that they all deserve to be respected and cherished in later life. To fulfil these objectives carers pay attention to changing needs, whether medical, physical, emotional, psychological or social.

What the job involves:

• Teamwork in a care home environment
• Helping people carry out their daily activities in line with individual care plans
• Promoting independence, dignity and choice
• Emotional and social support
• Liaising with family members and health care providers
• Regular training to develop skills
• Updating care records to reflect changing needs and preferences
• Flexible working within a rota set by the care home manager

You will have:

• Experience of working within a care environment for older people preferred
• We can provide the training and qualifications required to help progress your career in health care
• Willingness to work above and beyond to maintain our high standards
• Good standard of verbal and written English
• Avanta Care operates a workplace pension, workers will be auto-enrolled after three months of employment

Extra perks:

• Not only do we guarantee a minimum 35 hours of work per week, we also pay a higher hourly rate for evenings and bank holidays
• We also arrange your DBS check, insurance and uniform
• If you come to work with us from the wider EU, we can help find you somewhere to live near your work placement, and get you settled comfortably into UK life
• Little or no care experience? No problem. Our expert in-house training team will train you up to industry standards - with no upfront costs

If you are a caring person with a positive, can-do attitude then apply today