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Healthcare Assistant - Houghton Le Spring

  • Location: Houghton Le Spring
  • Salary: £8.20 - £16.40 Per Hour
  • Contract hours: ZeroHour

Job provided by Pin Point


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JOB TITLE:
Healthcare Assistant

LOCATION:
Houghton Le Spring

SALARY:
£8.20 - £16.40

RESPONSIBLE TO:
Recruitment Consultant & Branch Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Support service to service users who are vulnerable and elderly (Adults)

OUR CLIENT:
Our clients have an excellent and validated track record of providing high quality outcomes focused support services to a wide range of client groups across the North East. These include people with mental health, people with learning, physical or sensory impairments and long term conditions or older people with support needs.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Working as a Health Care Assistant you will be expected to deliver exceptional standards of care to clients, meeting the personal care needs of the service user in a way that respects the dignity of the individual in line with their care plan, within Care Homes, Hospitals & Specialist Units throughout the North East. You will also have characteristics such as a professional, friendly and willing disposition, be reliable and trustworthy sense of responsibility

DAILY DUTIES:
The post holder will be involved in developing people and assisting the elderly when and where needed in order for them to reach their maximum potential as individuals and to ensure normal patterns of life within the community.

Responsibilities include:

Act as Health Care Assistant for individual service users
Assist with activities of daily living, domestic duties and daily living
Ensure health, safety and welfare of clients
Record keeping - maintaining up to date reports such as care plans
Maintain regular communication with Home Manager
Respect the individuality and confidentiality of each client
To communicate effectively

The post holder must have the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, colleagues, service users and families/carers and have the ability to support individuals with their personal and intimate needs in a respectful and dignified manner.

THE PERSON
The following experience and characteristics are considered essential to the role:

Previous experience of working within a healthcare environment, preferably within a nursing/residential home or hospital environment.
Ability to be patient & keep calm under pressure
Easily adaptable to new environments
Reliable & trustworthy
Eligible to work in the UK

Working in multiple environments on a weekly basis dependant on the requirements of our clients.

THE PACKAGE:
You will have access to the following benefits as part of the role of Care Assistant with Pin Point Health and Social Care.

Weekly Pay
Full and Part time work available
Holiday allowance accrued as you work
FREE annual training
Opportunity to work within a wide range of different healthcare environments
?Refer a friend? scheme.
A competitive hourly rate of up to £10.00 per hour with further enhancements for bank holidays

THE COMPANY:
Pin Point Health and Social Care work in partnership with a wide range of care providers in order to deliver high quality, consistent and reliable staffing solutions.

We offer part time, full time and contract positions to our team of experienced Healthcare Assistants within a wide range of different environments across the U.K.
If you are interested in joining our agency team here at Pin Point Health and Social Care then please get in touch on ##### ######for an informal discussion or submit an up to date copy of your C.V via email to #####@######.###

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