Health Care Assistant


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Wiltshire, M3 


Head of Care Jobs, Healthcare Assistant Jobs, Nursing Student Jobs, Senior Carers Jobs, Specialist Nurses Jobs


£9.00 per hour

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Employment Type:

Part time



Job Description:

                  Health Care Assistant


Purpose of Job : To provide high quality care to all residents

Shift Types: Mornings, Afternoons, Long Days & Nights.

Job Requirements:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Attend to the wishes and comfort, personal appearance and hygiene of residents at all times.
  • Take and chart observations of residents, including weight, food and liquid intakes/outputs. Perform simple tests of urine. Complete charts and care assistant records as directed.
  • Assist and actively encourage the social care and the wellbeing of residents.
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas in nursing care and in respect of stimulation for residents to improve their quality of life.
  • Assist with the reception and orientation of new residents in a reassuring manner.
  • List the residents clothing and other property.
  • Prepare food trays and eating areas. Prepare residents for meals and provide assistance to residents with eating as required.
  • Tidy residents` rooms and cupboards; keep clothing and possessions in order.
  • Make beds and change bed linen. Dispose of soiled linen in accordance with home procedures. Bag sheets for collection.
  • Escort residents to hospital, dentist, shops or other approved excursions as required.
  • Ensure that all residents receive Person Centered Care.

Educational / Professional qualifications:

  • Basic education, If you have a caring nature we can train you to do the rest.
  • Hold N.V.Q. Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social care is a big advantage.


  • Good but not essential.
  • Open minded attitude.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Experience of caring and able to demonstrate an empathy and caring nature.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of what care assistant do, ideally in a nursing home environment.
  • Ability to observe residents and record on an electronic system: weight & food / liquid intakes and outputs.


  • Able to work the shift patterns as required, including Nights and weekends. we can be flexible.


Must be able to hold a clean DBS. or be able to have a discussion as to particular circumstances. The £60 cost will be refunded upon successful completion of your probation.

Company Info
Care Direct Recruitment Ltd
16 Silchester Road, St Leonards On Sea, TN38 0JB, UK
East Sussex, JI, United Kingdom Phone: Web Site: Company Profile