Health Care Assistant (Nights) - Launceston

Posted 122 days ago
£8.80 - £9.60 an hour
Closing Date: 31 December 2020
Full Time Part Time Permanent

We are currently recruiting for Healthcare Assistants to work Night Shifts in a well regarded care home, ensuring the health and well-being of all residents, respecting the dignity of the individual in every aspect of your professional care practice.

Benefits :

  • Excellent rates of pay depending on experience
  • £8.80ph - £9.60ph
  • Enhanced rates if leading shift.
  • Both full and part time permanent contracts
  • Night shifts -8pm -8am
  • Ongoing training and full support to develop career is on offer and the chance to progress through the company.
  • Free uniform
  • Meals on duty
  • Discount and perks scheme
  • Pension


  • Assisting clients with their day to day tasks to ensure their physical and emotional needs are met, in the most dignified way possible
  • Assisting and enabling a client with their nutritional and hydration needs , respecting the dignity of each person in your care
  • Develop person-centred relationships of trust in a safe, non-judgemental, warm and positive environment
  • Accurately and consistently administer, record, store and order medication in line with policy.
  • Participate in development of care plans and risk assessments.
  • Participate as a valued member of support team, providing detailed handovers, recording observations and any welfare needs or changes
  • Ensure the psychological, physical, spiritual and diversity needs of individual people in your care are met and continuously monitored.


  • Ideally Level 2 Diploma / NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent
  • Ideally Medication and Current Moving & Handling certification – though full training will be provided
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy and IT skills
  • Working knowledge of Safeguarding
  • Respectful and trustworthy
  • Able to display empathy and sensitivity at all times
  • A team player but equally able to work on own initiative
  • A genuine passion for helping people, understanding the obstacles faced in the healthcare sector
  • A desire to improve on knowledge and skills and progress through the company

For further details, please submit your CV


Part-time hours: 16-48 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.80-£9.60 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking


  • 12 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends


  • Launceston, Cornwall (Preferred)


  • Driving License (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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