Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00073350-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Barnet, London
  • Salary: £11.00 to £11.25 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CARE ASSISTANT

What you will be doing as a Care Assistant

* Assist residents with personal care, food and drink and administering medication

* Support residents in all activities of daily living to maximise wellbeing and promote choice, independence, and dignity

* Provide encouragement and companionship by engaging with residents and other stakeholders

* Support with recreational activities

Who is my client looking for?

The successful candidate will:

* Have a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (or willingness to be trained)

* Be naturally compassionate and able to demonstrate integrity, through treating our residents fairly and with respect

* Have a willingness to undertake all aspects of care to meet the physical, emotional, and social needs of our residents

* Ability to work shifts (including weekends and evenings)

About the organisation -

They are the largest provider of health and social care services for the Jewish community in the UK. Every week, they touch the lives of 10,000 people. They provide services to a range of people including:

* Older people

* People with Mental Health needs

* Holocaust survivors

* People living with Dementia

* People who care for others who have a variety of needs- e.g., mental health, older people, people with disabilities

* People with MS, Parkinsons, strokes and those who are visually impaired

* People who are bereaved and those recently separated

Their five values are at the heart of the way they work. They drive how we act as individuals and as an organisation and shape their culture. They value Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Inclusivity

Our client offers excellent benefits to reward you for your hard work, dedication and commitment. These include:

* Competitive rates of pay which are reviewed annually

* 4% employer pension contribution

* Career development opportunities

* Full access and training on their online learning management system, SkillBox

* 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme phone line

* Free meals

* Wellbeing and staff recognition initiatives

* Free DBS check where the role requires

* Free uniform for Care Home workers

Please note all applicants must already hold the legal right to work in the UK

COVID-19

The organisation works with and supports vulnerable customers and client base, as such they request that any new joiners are fully vaccinated against COVID-19