Night Shift Care Assistant

  • Location:

    West Lothian, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Immediate Start

  • Salary:

    Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Lindsay Buchan

  • Contact email:

    Lindsay.Buchan@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/558049

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-23

  • Start date:

    23/06/2020 15:04:09


If you're a Healthcare Assistant looking for your next challenge, we have an excellent opportunity for you. On behalf of our client, we're looking for Healthcare Assistants in West Lothian and the surrounding areas, to work night shifts.

You'll be working as a Night Shift Healthcare Assistant on an agency basis, providing the highest quality of care and support to clients in all aspects of personal care, and earning a competitive salary of up to £13 per hour.

The roles and responsibilities of this agency Healthcare Assistant include:

Following care plans carefully

Getting to know clients and their interests and needs

Assisting with mealtimes, bathing, washing and dressing

Carrying out checks throughout the night

Record keeping on all charts


It takes an exceptional and dedicated person to be a Healthcare Assistant. It is physically and emotionally demanding but comes with fantastic job satisfaction.

To apply for this role, you will need:

  • Six months' paid experience as a clinical support worker, agency home care worker, mental health support worker or in a similar care staff role
  • The ability to communicate with tact and sensitivity
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and cope with challenging behaviour

COVID-19 has put extra pressure on all nursing services in the healthcare sector, so your help and support filling these currently open Agency Healthcare Assistant vacancies are much appreciated. Interviews will take place by phone or online, while the lockdown lasts.

Excellent training will also be provided to allow you to be the best, and you'll be taking home between £9 and £13 p/h, DOE. Please get in touch today to discuss this Healthcare Assistant night shift role in West Lothian.

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.