Senior Health Care Assistant

Senior Health Care Assistant

We’re looking for a senior 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 offer:
1.00 supplement on weekends
£0.25p/hour supplement if you work all your contracted hours in a given month for all shifts
Overtime incentive with every 3 overtime shifts worked in a given month, 1 FREE shift paid
Private Health Insurance for all staff members
A "Refer a Friend" scheme
Employee of the Month reward
Company pension scheme
Free Uniform and car parking

What We're Looking For

You will attend and take an active part in staff meetings

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

You will take part in training as required and be prepared to achieve qualifications appropriate to the role

You will keep yourself up to date with all policies and procedure changes

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

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

You will want to make a difference to people's lives and 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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