Social Care, Health Care

Healthcare Assistant

  • Croydon
  • £7.91 - £8.41
  • Highfield House

THE COMPANY

Highfield House provides accommodation for up to 27 people who require nursing care and support on a daily basis. The home specialises in looking after people who are medically highly dependent due to their complex physical and/or neurological disorders.

THE ROLE

As a Healthcare Assistant you will be responsible for assisting members of the nursing team in providing the highest standard of physical, psychological, social and spiritual care for patients, their relatives and friends within individual care plans. 

The postholder should be able to work both days and nights in rotation.

Duties:

  • Assist your colleagues in providing the highest possible standard of care for residents and learn competencies in trachea and ventilator care.  
  • Assist our residents with personal care. Participate in social activities for residents.
  • Maintain a respectful, non-judgemental and caring attitude.
  • Complete care records as per company policy Assist in providing a homely, welcoming, friendly and professional environment.

 THE CANDIDATE

Are you caring, thoughtful and able to put others before yourself?

At Highfield House our residents range in age from 18+ years and have high dependency nursing needs. Many of our residents have severe physical neurological disorders (spinal & brain injury), and many require some form of invasive and non-invasive ventilation.We expect our staff to deliver the highest standard of care to our residents.

 

Previous experience is preferred but not essential. Full training will be provided for candidates who can demonstrate that they are keen to work as a Heathcare Assistant Caring for people with high dependency nursing needs.  

 

OTHER

In return  staff are offered a comprehensive/ full training package so your commitment and interest in ensuring that you personally deliver high standards of care is essential. As an HCA you will be required to work rotational day and night shifts, during the week and at the weekends.

 

All shifts are 12 hours (8am-8pm or 8pm-8am). You will be required to work a minimum of 3 shifts per week (although additional shifts will be available if you wish).

We can also accept candidates that wish to work only night shifts.

 

Highfield House provide a free staff Mini Bus, the  pick up and drop off point are a few minutes from Purley Station.

 

Please complete the registration form below and attach your CV.   You will then be contacted by Croydon Works and screened to assess your suitability for the role.

 
 

APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY

To apply for this position please complete the application form below and a member of the team will be in touch

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