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Healthcare Assistant

  • Location:

    Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £17550 per annum

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Job Description

** Brand New Care Assistant **
** Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire **
** Permanent and full time **
** Driver is preffered but not essential **
** 37.5hrs hours per week **
** £17,550 / £9ph **
** 7am - 2pm/2:30pm & L; 2pm/3pm - 9:15pm /9:30pm **
** Adults with Epilepsy/ Cerebral Palsy/ communication problems/ Autism/ mobility issues **

BS Social Care are currently recruiting for Care assistants who have experience supporting adults with varied and complex learning disabilities. We are working with a residential home based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. The home itself has 6 beds of adults aged betwen 50-75.

The charity that we are partnering with is a nationally recognised charity that has a long history of helping to support people with complex needs such as Cerebral Palsy, learning disabilities and autism. They create personalised and care plans of care that are unique to each individual. They are looking for people who share their passion for care and can help them provide a welcoming and happy environment for their residents.

The role will require lots of manual handling and personal care, this mean the role will require you to be able to get involved and help the patients whenever needed. You will be working with adults who have mild to severe Learning Difficulties and challenging behaviours.

Your duties will include:
- Writing reports
- Washing and bathing the service users
- Taking them out to the day centre
- Preparing meals
- Peparing medication
- Getting them ready for the day

We our looking for candidates who are able to embrace and match the values of the organisation and has a passion for helping people. You must be empathetic and compassionate towards others. While it is not essential, a driver is preferable. The atmosphere of the home is welcoming and friendly, and we want people who will be able to fit into this environment and develop a professional and beneficial relationship with the service users. The organisation is looking to invest and up-skill in its employees and wants candidates and offers the chance to become shift leaders after the probation period is lifted.

There are a range of benefits waiting for you once you start your employment.
These include; a higher pay grade for having a qualification, will have a mentor and could possibly become a mentor, length of service salary increase, 6-week induction, care certificate, face to face and E-learning; champion training, equality, hygiene, training around LD, MH, Medication and safe guarding, you will be able to gain the QCF. All of this as well as a generous holiday package.

To apply for this role or for more information, please contact Xavier Hennessy-Vass on 07483919163 or email or apply online and Xavier will be in contact with you.


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