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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2020.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: J334-STP-HCA

Employer:
Westgate Healthcare Group Ltd
Location:
Hemel Hempstead
Salary:
£8.85 to £9.30 p/h

If you are compassionate and caring, if you’re not afraid of hard work, and if you enjoy making a difference to people’s quality of life, you might just be the person we’re looking for.

We are a family run, award winning care home group, looking for compassionate people with an interest in elderly care who want to make a difference! We really value our team and we ensure our pay rates and benefits are competitive, whilst offering you a friendly environment to work in with great training and career development!

Location: St Pauls Care Centre, Long Mimms, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP2 5XW

Salary: £8.85 to £9.30 per hour (depending on experience) plus a 50p per hour weekend enhancement

Hours: Permanent or ‘bank’, full time (39 hours per week) or part time. Optional paid overtime available.

Shifts: Flexible shifts (day and night), Monday to Sunday

St Pauls Care Centre is an 88 bedded care home with friendly team where you are sure to always receive a warm welcome. We support elderly residents with a variety of care and nursing needs and the home is located within a delightful residential area in Hemel Hempstead, just a short walk away from the town centre and with access to the main bus routes.

WHAT’S ON OFFER:

  • Competitive salary (more than the average!), public holiday pay enhancements, contributory pension scheme
  • Paid holiday entitlement – 5.6 weeks a year (pro-rata for part-time positions)
  • Statutory sick pay, maternity and paternity pay
  • Free uniform and DBS cost refunded when you pass probation
  • Free parking
  • ‘Refer a Friend’scheme with financial rewards
  • We pay you to attend induction, training
  • Great benefits package including long service awards and access to a wide range of amazing offers and retail discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores
  • A positive and enjoyable work environment where we listen to your ideas and celebrate your achievements!

THE ROLE:

You will work in a team and build relationships with our elderly residents who you will support with their daily activities. You will not just be a carer, but you will be a friend who our residents can rely on to champion their dignity, independence and support them to live happy and healthy lives.

Every day will bring variety, whether you are assisting a resident to wash and dress in the morning, developing their individual care plan, or helping them choose and eat their favourite meal. You will be expected to think on your feet, communicate effectively, take on responsibility, prioritise your work load and keep accurate records. We will give you ongoing support, supervision and training to ensure that you can perform to the best of your ability and progress your career.

A full job description is available from our recruitment team!

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and take initiative
  • Previous experience of working with the elderly is desirable but not essential
  • Relevant qualifications such as NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care is desirable but not essential
  • Applicants must have a desire to care for others and be compassionate and flexible

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age."

Location: St Pauls Care Centre, Long Mimms, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP2 5XW

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £8.85 to £11.00 /hour




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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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