Healthcare Assistant

We are looking for five full-time Healthcare Assistants to join our friendly care team.

Salary
£20,890.00 per annum plus enhancement for working unsocial hours
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Location
Brighton
Closing Date
Closing date is 5PM on 14 November 2019

5 x full-time (fixed-term contract for up to 6 months)
37.5 hours per week  - 4 shifts per week on a rolling shift roster

We are looking for reliable and enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants to join our friendly care team. You will provide a high standard of holistic, hands on care, assisting with personal care, serving food and feeding where necessary as well as washing and assisting with dressing. Other duties can include arranging and escorting members on trips and assisting with reading and writing personal correspondence. In addition, you will be required to risk assess, write care plans and daily care notes, evaluate the care delivered and liaise with other medical professionals.

Day shifts will consist of working two 6.45 hour shifts and two 12 hour shifts per week. Night duties consist of working four 10.5 hour shifts one week and three 10.5 hour shifts the following week.

You’ll have superb communication and interpersonal skills. Previous care experience is preferred and candidates must have a good understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Healthcare Assistant. A Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is also preferred, but a willingness to work towards the qualification is essential. Experience of working with dementia is desirable.

This position will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Thursday 14 November 2019
Interview dates: 21 & 22 November 2019

Benefits include free life assurance, free parking, pension scheme, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite facilities (which include a gym and swimming pool), health care cash back scheme (after one year of continuous employment), an employee assistance programme and an excellent working environment.

To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV to, recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk and indicate which role you are interested in.

Because of the number of applications we receive we don't acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. 

 

Healthcare Assistant - Job Description