HCA

  • Location:

    Reigate, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £19656.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Heidi Chapman

  • Contact email:

    heidi.chapman@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/558704

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-12

  • Start date:

    10/07/2020 15:47:20

If you're an Agency Healthcare Assistant in Reigate looking for your next challenge, this Healthcare Assistant role could be just what you need. We're on the lookout for exceptional agency home care workers to provide the highest quality of care and support to our clients elderly residents.

This Healthcare support service role can be full-time or part-time, depending on your desired work-life balance, and it comes with a salary of £19,656 a year, along with additional benefits.

You will be sharing with other care staff in meeting the personal care needs of service users in a way that respects the dignity of the individual and promotes independence.

Your primary Healthcare Assistant responsibilities will be:
. To assist service users with day to day tasks such as dressing, washing, bathing and eating
. To help service users with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence
. To care for service users who are temporarily ill, for example bed nursing, help with feeding, etc.
. To generally 'keep the house in order' with all manner of ad hoc duties

You will also be required to read and write reports, and to take part in staff meetings and training activities as directed.

The successful Healthcare Assistant candidate will:
. Have worked a minimum of 6 months' recent experience in a healthcare setting
. Have a flexible approach to work
. Have a passion for helping others and making a difference in their lives
. Be able to travel via their vehicle (driving license required) or public transport in the Reigate area

Care provided by care assistants and support workers includes care that would reasonably be given by members of the service user's own family and is not expected to include tasks that would normally be expected to be undertaken by a trained nurse.

To apply for this Healthcare Assistant job in Reigate, please contact us today. Rest assured, in this time of COVID-19 if any interviews are required; they will be conducted online or via phone.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.