Experienced Healthcare Assistant in Cannock
Your new company
This local and well-established care home in the Cannock area, are looking for experienced Healthcare Assistants to join their expanding team. This home largely focuses on providing support to their adult service users with challenging behaviour, dementia, autism and physical/learning difficulties. This home has recently been awarded ‘Good’ in their 2019 CQC Report which goes along with their excellent reputation not just locally but nationwide.
Your new role
Within the role of a Healthcare Assistant you will support adults with learning/physical disabilities and/or autism in their everyday lives, supporting them to live and achieve as much of an independent lifestyle as possible. You will provide physical and emotional support and providing personal care of the highest standard. You will also be ensuring that respect, dignity and confidentiality is maintained at all times.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be suitable for this role you will need to have relevant and recent experience working with adults with physical/learning difficulties and service users with Dementia and within a residential environment. You must ensure you have the ability to travel to various locations via your own transport or public transport. This home operates a varied shift pattern including week days, nights and weekends. You must be flexible to complete a mixture of shifts. It is essential that you will be able to provide two relevant social care references, working a minimum of 6 months in the last two years, to meet our compliance requirements. Health and Social Care level 2 is desirable but not essential.
What you’ll get in return
You will be rewarded by helping the service users maintain their independence and dignity. Also, whilst working through Hays you will benefit from one local point of contact, competitive rates of pay, advice and guidance on CV/application writing and interview technique, free DBS processing and updates.
What you need to do now
If this sounds of interest to you then click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or if you wish to discuss this role further please contact Kassi Virk. If this role is not quite right for you please also email for a confidential conversation. Hays is pleased to offer a £250 referral bonus to anyone who refers a successful support worker to us.