Healthcare Assistant - York

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Job Title: Healthcare Assistant - York

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Carer / Care Assistant / Care Support Worker

Date Posted: 17 May 2019

Salary: £8.55 to £9.60 Depending on experience

Hours: Full Time

Job Reference: HH002

Job Location: York , North Yorkshire

Description

We are looking for a friendly Healthcare Assistant, ready to improve the lives of vulnerable people in residential homes, nursing homes and care communities. You will help residents with daily personal care like washing, getting dressed and using the toilet, moving and handling, as well as helping their families adapt to new challenges.

We can provide the training and qualifications required to help progress your career in health care.

Who we are:

We are Avanta Care, a top-rated healthcare recruitment specialist. We offer committed carers more than just a career. You will gain one of the industry's highest starting salaries, generous rewards and regular pay increases within your first year.

What the job involves:

  • Teamwork in a care home environment for the elderly
  • Helping people carry out their daily activities in line with individual care plans
  • Promoting independence, dignity and choice
  • Emotional and social support
  • Liaising with family members and healthcare providers
  • Regular training to develop skills 
  • Updating care records to reflect changing needs and preferences 
  • Flexible working within a rota set by the care home manager

You will have:

  • Experience of working within a care environment for older people preferred 
  • We can provide the training and qualifications required to help progress your career in healthcare
  • Willingness to work above and beyond to maintain our high standards
  • Good standard of verbal and written English

Extra perks:

  • Not only do we guarantee a minimum of 35 hours of work per week, we also pay a higher hourly rate for evenings and bank holidays
  • All Avanta Care employees receive a private health plan
  • Option to join our Loyalty Scheme
  • We can assist with your DBS check, insurance and uniform
  • If you come to work with us from the wider EU, we can help find you somewhere to live near your work placement and get you settled comfortably into UK life
  • Avanta Care operates a workplace pension, workers will be auto-enrolled after three months of employment

Little or no care experience? No problem. Our expert in-house training team can train you up to industry standards, with no upfront costs at our training centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

If you are a caring person with a positive, can-do attitude then apply today.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience is preferred but training can be provided
  • A caring nature
  • Good English

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