Healthcare Assistant

Location: Worthing
Job Type: Agency
Salary: Pay rates from £9.05 - £15.60 per hour, weekly pay
Reference: Worthing/HCA/34
Contact Name: Emma Harris
Contact Email:

Nurseplus are looking for reliable Healthcare Assistants to provide person-centred care to clients within local Residential and Nursing homes.

You would be playing a pivotal role in providing excellent support and care for clients including personal care, medications, daily activities, and assist residents to lead a more fulfilled life.

This position requires a natural friendliness and ability to engage with service users; therefore we are looking for Healthcare Assistants with a caring, compassionate nature.

 

Your daily tasks could include:

  • Helping service users to undertake personal tasks, including washing, showering, and using the toilet.
  • Serving food and helping them to eat if needed.
  • Changing sheets and making beds.
  • Using equipment to lift and move service users
  • Talking/Listening to service users to ease loneliness and feelings of isolation.
  • Turning service users who are required to spend a lot of time in bed, in order to avoid bed sores.
  • Notifying healthcare professionals if temperatures, pulse rates, or respiration rates seem abnormal or worrying

Hours: Nurseplus offer flexible work. Full or part-time. Early, late, long day and night shifts are available.

 

Qualifications required:

  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • 3 months care experience within a care setting   
  • You must be able to communicate effectively and have the ability to understand and be understood, both verbal and written
  • You must have patience, tact and understanding

 

Benefits of working for Nurseplus:

• Flexible Hours - To suit your needs, full or part-time, days, evening, weekends
• Excellent Weekly Pay - Competitive hourly rate from £9ph including holiday pay
• FREE Training - In-line with Care Certificate
• FREE Uniform after completion of training

• Refer a friend scheme - Earn £250 for every friend you refer (terms apply)
• Reputable Agency - Established since 2005
• Full support - Expert training, supervision and ongoing support
• Full career development support - Nurseplus is a growing company with a variety of opportunities for career progression

 

About us

Nurseplus is a national company with a network of branches across the UK. We are committed to supporting our workforce to ensure they have the right skills to do their job and enable them to develop themselves and their careers.

 

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY FOR ONE JOB, THIS APPLICATION WILL COVER ANY JOBS WE HAVE AVAILABLE, DO NOT APPLY FOR EACH LOCATION.

emma.harris@nurseplusuk.com