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Health Care Assistant

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Support Work & HCA's

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £8.5 - £12 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tony Davidson

  • Contact email:

    anthony@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    894174_1531927604

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Tony Davidson

Vetro Recruitment are looking for Health Care Assistants to work with older people in elderly residential services based in Cardiff, Newport and RCT. Own transport due to mobile nature of work would be very benefitial.

The Service

The role will involve working at an elderly residential services in Cardiff, Newport & RCT. Our clients run various care homes across 3 counties and there is a requirement to provide them with reliable Health Care Assistants to work shifts as and when they can. There is also the option to work with adults with mental health condiitons in hospitals and homes across 3 counties.

Overview

  • £8.50 - £12p/h
  • Shifts : Days, nights and weekends available
  • Block bookings available (PT / FT)
  • Weekly pay
  • Location : Cardiff, Newport & RCT.

Benefits

  • 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Working with REC / CIW award winning independent agency
  • Weekly pay
  • Love2Shop referral scheme
  • Employee of the month scheme
  • CV writing support and career advice
  • Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
  • 24/7 support from our dedicated team of recruitment consultants
  • Limited company accepted
  • Recruitment agency of the year 2018 (South Wales Regional Awards)

Duties of position

  • Maintaining the well-being of our residents. Ensuring their social, physical and emotional needs are met
  • Motivating and mentoring your chosen team and delivering clinical guidance and training to ensure the Care Home runs effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensuring Care Home practices conform to relevant standards, policies and legislation in a safe and efficient manner.
  • To promote the home residents' independence, choice, dignity and respect by actively delivering the highest standards of care and striving for continuous improvement.

Requirements

  • A genuine passion for caring for the elderly with a variety of health conditions
  • A proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team, promote excellent relationships and to delegate duties as and when required.
  • Willingness to coach, support and guide team members continuously, including offering programmes of teaching colleagues and fellow care professionals.
  • To possess a respectful, courteous and compassionate nature, and to believe in giving your personal best at all times.
  • Own transport would be ideal due to locations.
  • Reliability is key within this role.