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Health Care Assistants

  • Location:

    Cheadle, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £8.00 - £9.00 per hour + Pension

  • Contact:

    Chad Brown

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client's ethos is Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what they set out to achieve within their hospital environment. Enabling their patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity.

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment at the Hospital in Cheadle provides a comprehensive inpatient, specialist mental health service for adults and young people. The team provides innovative, high quality care and treatment for those with challenging and complex needs, helping them recover and re-engage with the community.

Job Role/Description

Our client has vacancies in all three of our services : Young People, Adult and Eating Disorders.

The role of the HCA is to support and assist qualified staff in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. This includes undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the well being, dignity and treatment of all patients.

Frequent interaction with patients who can be challenging is required and therefore candidates must display patience, resilience and above all a desire to provide a caring and supportive environment.

Well developed observational and listening skills are essential for monitoring the mental, emotional and physical well being of patients and the HCA must be able to record accurate information and maintain confidentiality.

The ability to work on your own initiative and also as part of a team are essential together with flexibility to undertake a wide range of tasks.

Previous experience of working within a care environment would be advantageous, however, training will be given. It is important that candidates can successfully complete a mandatory training programme which includes learning physical intervention techniques for managing violence and aggression.

Rate of pay

£8.00 - £9.00 p/h


- Weekly Pay.

- Flexible shift patterns to fit lifestyle commitments.

- Full-Time Support Workers contracts and temp to perm contracts also available

- 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays)

- Free Training - Weekly pay

- Choose your shifts using Vetro's very own shift booking app

- £50 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

At Vetro Recruitment, we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates.

We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.www.vetrorecruitment.co.uk

Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

All roles will involve providing daily care and support for our children and young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities. Some challenging behaviours may present, so similar experience is preferred but not essential.