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Healthcare Assistant

UK Care & Nursing
Downham Market, UK
Closing date
30 Dec 2020

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Health Care Assistant

£8.90 - £9.00 per hour (paid breaks)

Permanent Full time

Job Summary

We are recruiting health care assistants for our large Care Home client within the Downham Market area. Our client has numerous Care Homes throughout the UK and are currently recruiting in Downham Market. A successful candidate will be patient and caring and able to provide a quality service to residents within a care home environment whilst enabling them to lead an active and independent life.


· Full Training

· Paid Breaks

· Uniform provided

· DBS paid by company

· Pension Scheme

· Recognition Schemes

Job Role

Our health care assistants will:-

- provide a high level of care to the residents

- assist those that require it with:

- Getting in and out of bed

- Washing

- Dressing

- Toilet requirements

- Their personal care

- assist those with mobility problems

- ensure that the preparation, cooking and serving of food meet the required standards

- initiate and participate in recreational activities

- prompt and assists the residents with their medication when required

Education, Skills and qualifications

- Full training will be offered but 6 months experience in a Care Role is required.

- Skills required are:-

- the ability to carry out Care Plans

- Good verbal and written skills

- Good observational skills

- The ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships

- A basic knowledge in the following areas is desirable.

- Health and safety

- Manual handling

- Fire safety

- Vulnerable adult protection procedures

- Anti-discriminatory practices

- Understanding of working within a multicultural environment.

Flexible shifts available. Day, night and weekend shifts available.

Salary ranges from £8.90-£9.00 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications
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