Jobs in Elderly Care

It can be a physically and emotionally demanding career, but the level of personal reward involved in elderly care far outweighs the challenges. And with a wide range of jobs available within the sector and an aging population there is certainly no shortage of opportunities. We recruit Support Workers to Senior Nurses and everything in between. It's a profession for respectful, caring, empathetic people with a sunny disposition. Sound like you? Get in touch to see how we can help.

Some of the roles we recruit for include:

  • Registered General Nurses
  • Senior Nurses
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Team Leaders
  • Clinical Leads
  • Administration and Ancillary Staff
  • Support Staff
  • Managers of all levels

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Retirement Living Coordinator
£ 12 - £ 12 per hour
South Shields
Posted: 12 January 2023
Expires: 11 February 2023

Gap Healthcare is currently recruiting on behalf of our Health and Social Care client for a Temporary Retirement Living Coordinator in the South Shields area.

Our client is looking for someone who has housing experience and managing customers to avoid rent arrears, voids and re-lets. Experience working with vulnerable people and liaising with partner organisations is essential for this role.

Successful candidates must have an Enhanced DBS Certificate on the update service. If you don’t have an up to date Enhanced DBS Certificate then we can support you with gaining one.

Must have driving licence and own vehicle as some travel to other sites will be required in frequently.

Pay Rate is £12.16 per hour.

If you are interested in this role please send through your cv or give John a call on 07773 202438.

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Healthcare Assistant
£ 10 - £ 11 per hour
East Harling
Posted: 05 October 2022
Expires: 02 February 2023

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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Activities Co-Ordinator
£ 20,592 - £ 20,592 per year
East Harling
Posted: 05 October 2022
Expires: 02 February 2023

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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Elderly Care Assistant
£ 11 - £ 12 per hour
Lowestoft
Posted: 03 August 2022
Expires: 02 February 2023

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 Lowestoft 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

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Care Assistant
£ 11 - £ 12 per hour
Norwich
Posted: 03 August 2022
Expires: 03 February 2023

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 Norwich 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 01473 350255

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