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Health Care Assistant Full Time

at 247 shifts in Wolverhampton (Published at 15-08-2017)

Earn up to £18 /hr New Vacancies in and around Wolverhampton & Midlands.

Support & Health Care Workers are needed in many areas around Wolverhampton & Midlands.

Candidates must have a valid DBS Check .

Job Description:

We currently recruiting for the above role to join a large, busy service providers based in the Wolverhampton & Midlands and surrounding counties.

We require a flexible candidates that are available to work days and cover nights as and when required.

Main Responsibilities

To assist Service Users with activities of daily living as per assessment and care plan completed by the Service Manager or Director of Operations. Principles duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Duties are varied and personalised to the Service User’s needs such as:

  • General housekeeping e.g. cooking, shopping, domestic duties etc. , and helping Service Users to maintain all aspects of their domestic lives
  • Providing help with all aspects of personal care
  • Facilitating socialization and social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out, going for a drive (where required), reading etc.
  • Monitoring progress and recording notes on daily record sheets relating to each visit
  • Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user
  • To empathise and actively listen in a sensitive manner accessing appropriate additional support where necessary
  • To support Service Users to access appropriate health care provision enabling them to make an informed choice regarding any prescribed treatment, seeking advice where necessary
  • Adhere to regulatory standards
  • Flexible to work various shift patterns
  • Skills/ Qualifications:
  • Experience of working within a Nursing Home or Hospital setting and busy environment.

Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

  • Minimum 12 months of experience in working with adults who have learning/multiple disabilities living in the community.
  • An understanding of the needs of adults with learning disabilities who are vulnerable within society.
  • Experience of providing care to people with learning disabilities
  • Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good telephone manner and good level of spoken English.
  • Observant and sensitive to a Service User’s needs.
  • Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals.
  • Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team
  • Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices

Desirable Skills:

  • Current and clean driving licence but not essential

Benefits

  • Your choice of shifts.
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Fast track registration
  • Dedicated, experienced, supportive and friendly consultants
  • Free mandatory training & Guaranteed Hours Contracts.
  • Holiday pay

We have exciting full and part time opportunities available for experienced Support Workers or Health Care Assistants to provide care and support in the Wolverhampton & Midlands .

We are holding IMMEDIATE LOCAL INTERVIEWS for Support Workers at our many Branches near you. Drivers will have bigger advantage to extra lucrative shifts outside the boundary.

This is an exciting job role that requires an enthusiastic, qualified support worker with previous experience of working in health care environment, looking after venerable Children and Adults services. You will need to be efficient, capable and able to work within a changing and demanding/pressured environment.

247 Limited is leading Recruitment Agency and preferred supplier to several Public Bodies, NHS, GPs,Councils, Private Nursing Homes and the Police. Many of our clients are currently looking for experienced support workers to work in various shifts looking after children or adult services. The service case manages all aspects of care needs. Get in touch with us now.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £8.50 to £15.00 /hour

Job Location:

  • Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Required education:

  • Secondary education

Required experience:

  • Health care worker: 1 year

Required licences or certifications:

  • DBS Certificate
  • nvq level 2


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