Healthcare Assistants - Launceston & Wadebridge

Launceston & Wadebridge
Posted 8 days ago
£8.25 - £11.00 ph
Closing Date: 31 October 2019
Full Time Part Time Permanent

Are you looking to start a career in Healthcare?  Or are you already experienced and need a change of workplace?  If so, our well established client is looking for enthusiastic new staff.

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

Benefits

  • Rate of pay £8.25 to £11.00 per hour depending on experience
  • Enhanced bank holiday and night rates
  • Both full and part time permanent contracts
  • 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

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • Ideally Level 2 Diploma / NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent, but training can be given
  • 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.

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