We wanted to reassure you during these challenging and unprecedented times that safety remains paramount for our residents, our teams and any potential new colleague wishing to join.

We are reaching out to those in other industries with vital transferable skills, that have found themselves not able to work because of company closure. We have bank, permanent and part-time opportunities for you to consider within our homes and in the community, full training and support will all be provided and again your safety will be our priority.

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Care Assistant - Days

Location

Woodbridge, Suffolk

Salary & Benefits

£9.40 per hour

Vacancy Type

Permanent,

Part Time,

Full Time

Closing Date

27/10/2021

Care Assistant

Day

Haughgate House

Woodbridge

£9.40 per hour

 

Our home

Haughgate House are committed to providing the highest quality care possible, they take great pride in providing tailored care and support to meet the individual needs of each resident, in a friendly, warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere.

We offer an unlimited refer a friend scheme which pays up to £500 per hire (£1000 for nurses), 28 days paid annual leave per year and a service recognition scheme rewarding commitment and loyalty.

Rate of pay- £9.06 - £9.24 per hour

The shifts will be from 8am to 2pm, 2pm to 8pm or 8am to 8pm

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting residents in bathing, dressing and general mobility in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Assisting residents in their personal hygiene requirements in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Assisting residents with their continence requirements in accordance to their individual plan of care.
  • Reporting any changes in residents’ health or behaviour to your immediate supervisor.
  • Retrieving from and delivering personal laundry to residents’ rooms.
  • Working with all other staff to ensure a happy, clean, dignified and safe environment for the residents.
  • Ensure all records and documents are updated in accordance with company policy.
  • Participate in updating and writing care plans and resident documentation.
  • Assist with general cleaning, tidying and kitchen duties.
  • Person Specification.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience working within an elderly care environment desirable but not always necessary.
  • Understand care planning process and experience of writing care plans.
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Develop good and effective relationships with all aspects of the business internally and externally.
  • Demonstrate an ability to ensure confidentiality.
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to take a pro-active approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping record
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Self motivated

For more information about joining Healthcare Homes watch our recruitment video today!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q57jxLDtbDc

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.