Specialist Healthcare Assistant

Are you a motivated Healthcare Assistant? Join our team supporting a specialist dementia unit providing 24 hour care for people with Dementia, Huntington’s disease and associated mental health.

Your role

The team in this setting are skilled at understanding people’s communication needs, and in supporting the full process of their illnesses. They pride themselves in treating residents with respect and dignity, as well as giving them back their autonomy and allowing them to be themselves in a positive and engaging environment.

Your Duties

As a member of our healthcare team, you will be administering all aspects of personal care, whilst providing residents with choice and respect. You will support residents in interacting with their surroundings, washing, tidying, moving freely about the unit and allowing them to remember all the ordinary tasks they used to do.

This service, in Brentry, offers 24 hour care and as such we can offer you work in the times that suit you best, including day, night and weekend shifts.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 6 months experience within the health and social care sector
  • The energy and enthusiasm to work in a busy and challenging environment
  • Experience in dementia and EMI, including any associated challenging behaviour
  • Experience in high levels of personal care
  • Experience and/or training in moving/handling and use of hoists- we offer this training for free
  • All positions and posts are subject to a DBS check
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • BS-HRHCA01
  • Full-time
  • Care
  • Temporary
  • Days and Nights
  • Hourly £9.50 - £10.25
  • Bristol

Benefits and positives

  • Weekly pay
  • Hourly accrued holiday pay in addition to the pay rates
  • Pension
  • Numerous prestigious contracts offering you stability as well as flexibility
  • Free mandatory training
  • Free specialist training courses to help with career progression
  • Flexible hours that suit your needs
  • On-call support team available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

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