Healthcare Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00006153-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Penrith, Cumbria
  • Salary: £15.00 to £25.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Would you like a role to start in as little as 48 hours? Are you a passionate and caring person with a drive to help others? Can you the community in the face of this current adversity? Can you provide vital support for vulnerable people? Are you able to assist patients with Mental Health issues?

If this sounds like you, we are currently recruiting for a Healthcare Assistant Role in the Carlisle area. Our vital community services are being stretched by the COVID-19 pandemic, this is your opportunity to help. As a Healthcare Assistant within an acute Mental Health setting, you will have PMVA training due to the nature of the work - Randstad are able to provide this for free. If you are local, and you're willing to travel from the surrounding area to Carlisle, apply today!

There are ongoing days and nights available with block bookings as well as ad-hoc shifts.


Free professional training provided, both online and on-site
Refer a friend scheme with the opportunity to get up to £300
A competitive pay rate
Working for an Award Winning Company
Being surrounded by an experienced team for additional support

Your responsibilities will include:

Assisting nursing team with observations
Completing observations when patients are sleeping
Having 121 time to talk with the patients
Supporting patients with getting ready for bed/getting up and ready in the morning
Working 1-2-1 with newly referred admissions to the ward.


Experience working with patients who display challenging behaviours in a previous HCA role
Excellent written and verbal communication
Passion for care and support work
Experience in a Mental Health care setting is desired
Be person-centred, caring, passionate and understanding


High school, college, university

Sounds good? Apply today!

Get in touch on (phone number removed) and ask for The Nursing Team, or email .

Come join our amazing team!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing