Healthcare Assistant

£ 11 - £ 12 per hour
Ipswich
Posted: 03 August 2022
Expires: 16 October 2022

Healthcare Assistant

£11 - £12ph

Gap healthcare is currently working with a large health and social care provider who supports adults with physical and learning disabilities. We are looking to recruit temporary and permanent healthcare assistant in the Ipswich area for full time and part time hours.

If successful, you will be working shifts and you will be expected to support the service users with accessing the community, personal care, independence skills development, support to identify and attend social and leisure activities.

Benefits of being a temporary HCA with gap healthcare:

  • Flexibility to choose shifts that suit your lifestyle via our app
  • Free uniform
  • Free ongoing training
  • Full time or part time hours to suit
  • Temp of the month reward scheme
  • Support from out of hours service
  • Access to permanent opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Enhanced pay rates for weekend and Bank Holidays
  • Paid annual leave and pension contribution
  • Quick registration process via our online portal

We are also offering a Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme!!! **Terms & conditions apply

If you have previous experience working as a healthcare assistant within a similar environment, a thorough understanding of autism and learning disabilities and you are passionate about delivering excellent care, please apply today!

If you have any questions about this position, please call gap healthcare Ipswich 01473350255

Please note
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Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within one week of the closing date. gap healthcare are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us, you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Here’s our full privacy policy: https://www.gap-healthcare.com/pages/privacy-policies Thank you for your interest in this role.

 
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Healthcare Assistant
£ 10 - £ 11 per hour
East Harling
Posted: 05 October 2022
Expires: 04 November 2022

Healthcare Assistant

Are you looking to expand your skills and enhance your career to include providing Dementia Care or do you already have Dementia Care experience?

Are you living in East Harling, or close?

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Healthcare Assistants who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our patients and their families.

Our service user is an elderly who requires a consistent and reliable team of carers to support them every day to live their best life by being for them voice, arms, legs and keeping them safe and well. We have available night and day positions.

Overview

  • Salary – £10.90 per day hour or £11.00 per night hours   
  • Hours of Work – 48 hrs per day weekly and 36 hrs per night weekly.
  • Shifts – 12 hrs per day  
  • Area – East Harling

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for care & making a difference to other peoples' lives (essential)
  • Is a good team player with good written & verbal communication skills
  • Has previous care experience
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks safely and efficiently
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to work well with their hands
  • Capability to accept criticism
  • Has Full UK driving license
  • Access to his own vehicle

Responsibilities of Community Healthcare Assistant:

  • Assist residents who need help with dressing, undressing, bathing and the toilet.
  • Ensure Residents are treated with Privacy and Dignity and at all times.
  • Help Residents with mobility problems and other physical disabilities, including incontinence; help in the use and care of aids and personal equipment.
  • Care for Residents temporarily sick and needing, for example, minor dressings etc., under the supervision of the senior staff.
  • Keep up to date with Residents care needs by reading Care Plans, Risk Assessments and Daily Notes.
  • Help in the promotion of mental and physical activity of Residents through talking to them, taking them out, sharing with them in activities such as reading, writing, hobbies and recreations.
  • Inspect, launder and mend Resident’s clothing. Make and change beds; tidy rooms and do light cleaning, empty commodes.
  • Ensure that you maintain the Environmental Cleaning Schedule and checklist found in the Infection Control and Cleaning File.
  • Set tables and trays; serve meals; feed Residents who need help; adhere to SALT recommendations; prepare light meals and wash up; tidy and clear the dining room.
  • Answer emergency bells, the doorbell, and the telephone; greet visitors.
  • Read and write reports; take part in staff and Residents' meetings, Shift Handovers and in training activities as directed.
  • Contribute towards the development of activities and day-care programmes for Residents in which they can join in and which will enhance their quality of life.
  • Assist under supervision, senior staff with the administration of medication.
  • Read, understand, and adhere to all company policies
  • Such other duties as may be required.

Benefits include:

  • Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata).
  • DBS costs paid for by the company.
  • Paid Breaks.
  • Full paid induction and training programme.
  • *Free meals.
  • Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career.
  • Continuous training, mandatory and specialized.
  • Progression with internal promotions available, across the group.
  • Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing Day & Bank Holidays.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Full uniform provided.
  • Blue light Card.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (£150 per placement).
  • Employee Careline with our confidential telephone counselling, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Excellent career progression.

The position of Healthcare Assistant is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for elderly on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Gergana Atanasova at Peterborough Office phone number 01733 606 240 or email her on Gergana.Atanasova@gap-healthcare.com for a confidential chat. Please note that the service is at East Harling area.

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Kitchen Assistant
£ 15,444 - £ 15,444 per year
Norwich
Posted: 05 October 2022
Expires: 04 November 2022

Kitchen Assistant

Are you an experienced Kitchen Assistant, with experience working within the catering environment developing nutritious and healthy meals with a passion for menu innovation and development?

If this is you, my client based in the East Harling area is looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join their well-established team on a part-time basis. The client is a well-established care provider in the area and supports service users with Dementia.

If you are looking for your next role with a company that will support your professional growth and development this is the role for you!

Overview:

  • Salary – £15 444.00 per year or £9.90 per hour
  • Hours of Work – 30 hrs per week
  • Shifts – 8AM to 6PM  
  • Area – East Harling

Responsibilities:

  • Developing healthy and balanced meals in consultation with the service users and staff amending / improving recipes based on feedback.
  • Being aware of the service users religious / cultural backgrounds and how these may impact on their dietary requirements.
  • Have a knowledge of health and safety requirements within the kitchen environment and ensuring that they are always followed.
  • Monitoring the stock within the kitchen and ensuring that orders are placed at appropriate times so that all required ingredients remain in stock.
  • Ensuring high levels of hygiene and cleanliness within the kitchen is maintained and kept to a high standard.
  • Adhering to strict food hygiene policies, ensuring that they are always followed and asserting that correct labels / food storage rules are followed.
  • Following the allergen rules on preparation, storage, and delivery to ensure that no cross contamination takes place within the catering function.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills will be essential as you will be working in a fun yet challenging environment and working well with your team will be a requirement for success.
  • A responsible and considerate attitude with a ‘can do’ mindset will be required.
  • Due to the nature of the environment, you will be working in it is essential that you hold a clean DBS check.
  • A strong knowledge of food storage best practices, as you will be responsible for ensuring that all food is kept in the appropriate storage means as well as with correct labelling / date codes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills will be beneficial as you will need to maintain positive working relationships with members of your team as well as suppliers.
  • Hold an in-date level 2 Certificate in Food Hygiene and be able to supply a copy of this at time of appointment.

Benefits include:

  • Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata).
  • DBS costs paid for by the company.
  • Paid Breaks.
  • Full paid induction and training programme.
  • *Free meals.
  • Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career.
  • Continuous training, mandatory and specialized.
  • Progression with internal promotions available, across the group.
  • Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing Day & Bank Holidays.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Full uniform provided.
  • Blue light Card.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (£150 per placement).
  • Employee Careline with our confidential telephone counselling, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Excellent career progression.

The position of Cook is an exciting position where you will be responsible for playing a key role in the busy kitchen of a care home in the Norwich, Norfolk area. If you feel you are right for the position and are happy to travel to East Harling or want any further details, please do not hesitate to contact Gergana Atanasova at our Peterborough office 01733 606 240 for a confidential chat.

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Activities Co-Ordinator
£ 20,592 - £ 20,592 per year
East Harling
Posted: 05 October 2022
Expires: 04 November 2022

Activities Co-Ordinator

Are you passionate about supporting people's' independence, health, and wellbeing?

Do you have a natural ability to inspire and motivate?

We are looking for an Activity Coordinator, who will support people in a care home setting, to join my client fantastic team at East Harling and ensure that people continue to take part in the activities that matter to them. Activities are a huge part of life for residents at my client care home and we make sure that the events we are planning are person-centred, aspirational and most of all, fun! We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative Activities Coordinator to help keep activities at the heart of home and ultimately making home a great place to live. From arranging regular trips, to flower arranging and crafting with our residents, this is a truly rewarding and varied role.

Overview:

  • Salary – £9.90 per hour
  • Hours of Work – 20hrs or 40hrs per week
  • Shifts – Flexible
  • Area – East Harling

The Key Responsibilities

  • Overall, your main objective will be to help develop a suitable programme of activities to meet our resident’s needs, working closely with other members of staff to ensure residents are fulfilled, stimulated, and maintain a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.
  • You will have a passion for the elderly, great communication skills, be full of enthusiasm, patience, and creativity. You will also have exceptional skills at building appropriate relationships and work well in a team.
  • Identify the needs of residents through reading and contributing to individual life stories and care plans.
  • Document participation, experience, and document activity information in residents' care plans.
  • Support activities, events, and outings, encouraging relatives and visitors to be involved.
  • Contribute to a balance of large group, small group, and individual activities.
  • Assist with in-house amenities and the provision of services from organisations in the home.
  • Assist with building links with the local community (e.g., schools, spiritual groups, museums/libraries).
  • To be involved in supporting marketing & fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors, and colleagues.
  • Energetic, Creative & Artistic
  • Have previous experience in organising daily activities & larger events for groups of people with a variety of needs and tastes.
  • We are looking for someone who is able to give the highest level of care and devotion to this demanding role.

 

 

Benefits include:

  • Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata).
  • DBS costs paid for by the company.
  • Paid Breaks.
  • Full paid induction and training programme.
  • *Free meals.
  • Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career.
  • Continuous training, mandatory and specialized.
  • Progression with internal promotions available, across the group.
  • Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing Day & Bank Holidays.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Full uniform provided.
  • Blue light Card.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (£150 per placement).
  • Employee Careline with our confidential telephone counselling, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
  • Excellent career progression.

The position of Activities Co-Ordinator is an exciting position where you will be responsible for playing a key role in the busy kitchen of a care home in the Norwich, Norfolk area. If you feel you are right for the position and are happy to travel to East Harling or want any further details, please do not hesitate to contact Gergana Atanasova at our Peterborough office 01733 606 240 for a confidential chat.

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Interim Senior Support Worker- Adult Services
£ 22,000 - £ 23,000 per year
Peterborough
Posted: 07 October 2022
Expires: 06 November 2022

About The Role 

 

INTERIM SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER - ADULT SERVICES

 

Salary: £23,282.04 PA

 

Hours: 40 hours per week

 

Benefits: Continuous training and development Life assurance Access to Blue Light Card (www.bluelightcard.co.uk) Fully funded enhanced DBS Genuine career pathways About the position: Reporting into the Registered Manager, the Senior Support Worker is responsible for advocating and providing person centred care and supporting our staff team to perform their wide range of duties appropriately and effectively, ensuring they can deliver the best possible care and support to our residents. What will you be doing: • Positively contribute to the personal development of our residents with both practical and emotional support. • Lead by example, behave and communicate appropriately at all times. • Design, implement, deliver and contribute in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community. This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion, extended visits and holidays. • Using knowledge and experience, contribute positively to care planning and participate supportively in reviews as requested, demonstrating a sound knowledge regarding nutrition and hygiene. • Maintain accurate, clear and concise record keeping. • Take ownership for key-worker duties and where appropriate look to develop and strengthen links with families, friends and relevant significant others. • Work in partnership with the Manager to ensure streamlined service delivery and consistent communication across the homes. • Proactively participate in supporting the staff team to include carrying out supervisions as requested. • Attend and contribute positively to regular staff meetings and hand-over meetings, ensuring all relevant information is disseminated appropriately and in a timely manner. • Contribute positively to the training and development of the staff team to include own personal development / highlighting any training needs. About the candidate:

 

 • Level 2/ Level 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable OR minimum of 3 years of experience of working as a support worker • Experience of providing care and support to young adults, ideally young adults with disabilities, autism and complex needs • Competent written and oral communication skills to include computer literacy

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Senior Support Worker
£ 21,674 - £ 21,674 per year
Chelmsford
Posted: 06 October 2022
Expires: 05 November 2022

Senior Support Worker Learning Disabilities  

A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a motivated Senior Support Worker supporting adults with emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties. Do you want to make a difference on a daily basis and give support to adults and enable them to live as independently as possible, then look no further! The service is located in Chelmsford, Essex.

My client is well established and their services are managed to a high standard and they are looking for Senior Support Workers with the confidence and ability to make a difference. You will need to support service users and colleagues in the service and further improve and maintain the high standards that are embedded throughout their values and service delivery.

This is a great opportunity and will not be around for long!

  • Salary – Senior Support Worker salary starts at £21673.78.
  • Hours – 39 hours
  • Shifts – Days and Sleep ins
  • Area – Chelmsford, Essex.  

Responsibilities – Senior Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

  • Support new Team Leaders and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training and competency assessment.
  • To provide a caring, supportive and nurturing environment in which service users can feel secure and free from harm.
  • Establishing positive relationships with service users and always offering them unconditional and positive regard.
  • Helping service users gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
  • Ensuring that each person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs.
  • Attending to practical matters in relation to helping service users to cook, clean and personal care.
  • To act as a key worker or co-worker for the service user to ensure that their young care plans are up to date and that all their care needs are being met.
  • To provide a positive role model to be able to offer advice, guidance and assistance where appropriate.

Skills required – Senior Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

  • Passion to help others.
  • Caring nature and willing to go the extra mile to support others.
  • A passion to learn and gain an understanding of emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties.
  • Basic IT skills and basic computer programmes such as word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Full driving licence (Essential).
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or higher.
  • A commutable distance from Chelmsford, Essex.

Benefits – Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

  • Pension.
  • Competitive salary –  £21, 673.78 per annum £10.68 per hour.
  • Long term employment due to continued growth.
  • Motivated management and employees.
  • Funding for NVQ level 3 qualification or other qualifications.
  • Clear progression pathway.
  • Fully expensed trips with service users.

The position of Support Worker – Learning Disabilities is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office on 01 73 3 606 2 40 for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Chelmsford, Essex.

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Community Support Leader
£ 32,626 - £ 32,626 per year
Colchester
Posted: 06 October 2022
Expires: 05 November 2022

Community Support Leader (Manager)  

Are you an established leader who strives for excellence in all aspects of your working life? If so then look no further! A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a Community Support Leader (Manager) supporting adults with Learning Disabilities allowing them to access activities and providing support in a supported living environment located in Colchester, Essex.

My client is well established and is one of the leading providers of Learning Disabilities support throughout the UK. Achieved a good rating from the CQC throughout the majority of their services and is looking for a Community Support Leader (Manager) to further improve and maintain the high standards that are embedded throughout their values and service delivery.

  • Salary – Up to £32,626.28 per annum  
  • Hours – Full time, Will be inclusive of shift work and occasional sleep in as required
  • Area – Located near to Colchester, Essex.
  • Permanent position  

Responsibilities - Community Support Leader (Manager)

  • To manage all aspects of the Service and to ensure that CQC regulations and policies are adhered to at all time.
  • To oversee the financial budgets of the Service.
  • To ensure that the safety and dignity of service users is upheld at all times.
  • To oversee staff supervisions and staff development.
  • To promote values and standards of the service provider.
  • Ensure service levels are consistently excellent and secure new business to grow the service.
  • To be the point of contact for families of the service users. 
  • Development and training of staff.
  • Staffing levels in the service.
  • Ensure all governance monitoring, reporting and actions are completed as required. 

Skills required – Community Support Leader (Manager)

  • You will need to have previous experience as a Service Manager/Deputy or a similar senior role within the care industry.
  • Experience of supporting service users with Learning Disabilities.
  • This role requires a minimum of an NVQ/Diploma Level 5 in Health & Social Care qualification or RMA or working towards. 
  • The position requires the candidate to be computer literate, good numeracy and literacy skills, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must be a commutable distance from Holt in Norfolk.
  • Full driving licence and access to a vehicle.
  • Flexibility regarding working hours to participate in an out-of-hours on-call rota.
  • Commutable distance from Colchester, Essex.

Benefits – Community Support Leader (Manager)

  • Pension Scheme  
  • Competitive salary up to - £32,626.28.00
  • Long term employment due to continued growth
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Motivated management and employees

The position of Community Support Leader (Manager) is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Colchester, Essex.

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