Health Care Assistant – Basic

Health Care Assistant – Basic

We’re looking for a health care assistant to work in the Care home setting, providing support and encouragement to clients. The position involves enabling our clients to maintain independence by providing physical and emotional support. The role is about working as part of the team to maintain a happy, stable caring environment that puts the welfare and health and safety of our clients first.

Main Responsibilities

To build good relationships with our clients and other staff in the Care Home

To do everything possible to maintain a safe, clean, enjoyable environment to live and work in, this will involve some domestic duties at times

To learn about our clients individual needs in the most appropriate way following all relevant policies and procedures

To assist clients in their individual needs and report as required

To assist our clients to maintain personal cleanliness, general hygiene and appearance. This will include intimate care

To assist or be a ‘key’ worker for a small group of clients as required

To promote equality, acknowledging individual differences and upload the rights and responsibilities of our client and staff

To do everything possible to protect our clients from any form of abuse from staff, visitors or each other

To write accurate reports and have an awareness of care planning

Undertake any additional duties, as required, which are relevant to the post

What We're Looking For

To attend and take an active part in staff meetings

To attend work reliably and punctually, wearing a clean uniform and correct footwear

To attend all training as required and be prepared to achieve qualifications appropriate to the role

To ensure that you keep yourself up to date with all policies and procedure changes

To work in a way that ensures that neither your own Health & Safety is jeopardised or that of your colleagues

To ensure that any issues that may arise are reported to a Line Manager without delay

To ensure that a positive image of Hestia Care is promoted at all times and that any risks to the Hestia Care image or reputation is reported immediately

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