Health Care Assistant - Colchester - Colchester

Recruiter
Excelcare
Location
Colchester
Salary
£7.85 - £8.25/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have opportunities for Care Assistants to join our team at St Filans Care Centre in Colchester, Essex.Key Duties:You will work as part of a team providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support, generally promoting our residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.Supporting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals. Completing current and appropriate documentation which includes daily record keeping, charts and care plans.What you will need:Ideally but not essential, some experience in a care environment and an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care.As a Healthcare Assistant you'll have a desire to work in elderly and dementia care. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be empathic, non-judgmental and person-centred in your approach to people.Please find a list of some of the amazing benefits on offer in return for your hard workAnnual Pay ReviewsGenerous Holiday AllowanceDBS Check paid by companyWeekend and Bank holiday pay enhancementsPension - Employees will be automatically enrolled into our designated workplace pension scheme.Free learning and development - You will be given the opportunity to develop yourself and advance your career through knowledge, skills and professional qualifications.Long service award - Recognition for service and commitment.Employee of the Month and the Excelcare Awards - Recognition of our committed people across the business for a job very well done.Refer a friend scheme - Introduce a friend and earn a generous financial reward.Depending on your role you could also receive; free parking, free food on shift, flexible working, free uniform.