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Vacancies

Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker

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Duties

 

Responsibilities will vary based on the specific client and level of care required.

  • Providing direct care and support to individuals in need, assisting with daily activities such as bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, and dressing.

  • Assisting with meal preparation and feeding.

  • Administering prescribed medications.

  • Assisting with mobility and transfers using approved techniques and equipment.

  • Offering companionship and emotional support to clients.

  • Performing light housekeeping tasks, including laundry and tidying living spaces.

  • Communicating effectively with clients, their families, and healthcare team members.

  • Following instructions and working independently or as part of a team.

  • Encouraging clients to make the most of their day through activities such as shopping and housekeeping.

  • Accompanying clients to appointments, shopping trips, or outings.

  • Assisting with toileting and continence care.

  • Observing, monitoring, and maintaining accurate records.

  • Monitoring clients’ health status.

  • Documenting and reporting to appropriate leads.

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Person Specification

  • Experience:
    Essential:
    Previous experience as a care worker or formal carer working with adults.
    Caring, kind, reliable, patient, and compassionate.
    100% committed to improving the quality of life for vulnerable individuals.

    Desirable:
    Willingness to pursue an NVQ qualification.

    Expertise/Competence:
    Essential:
    Evidence of lone working and excellent time management skills.
    Ability to prioritise work effectively.
    Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Desirable:
    Competence in clinical procedures and observations.

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Progression Opportunities:

Opportunity for progression to Senior Support Worker, Team Leader, or Care Coordinator roles, or registered Manager

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  • Please note that this position is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. As a result, it will be necessary to submit a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to verify any previous criminal convictions.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check:

This position is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. As a result, it will be necessary to submit a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Minimum Requirements

  • GCSE or equivalent qualification.

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in the health and care industry.

  • DBS Clearance.

  • Two written professional references.

  • Evidence of relevant qualifications and training.

  • Right to work.

  • National Insurance documentation (NI card, P45, or P60).

  • Must be over 18 years of age.

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