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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Activities Co-Ordinator
£ 20,592 - £ 20,592 per year
Norwich
Posted: 06 September 2022
Expires: 06 October 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 Norwich, Norfolk 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 – Norwich, Norfolk

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 Norwich, Norfolk 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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Kitchen Assistant
£ 15,444 - £ 15,444 per year
Norwich
Posted: 06 September 2022
Expires: 06 October 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 Norwich, Norfolk 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 – Norwich, Norfolk

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 Norwich, Norfolk 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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Cook/Chef
£ 16,848 - £ 16,848 per year
Norwich
Posted: 05 September 2022
Expires: 05 October 2022

Cook/Chef

Are you an experienced cook looking for your next role with a company that will support your professional development and help you grow your career?

If you are, I am currently recruiting for a Cook/Chef in the Norwich, Norfolk area on a part time basis of 27 hours per week although overtime opportunities are available. My client is well-established in the area and supports service users with mental health needs.

Overview

  • Salary - £16 848.00 per year or £12.00 per hr
  • Hours of Work – 27 hr per week.
  • Area – Norwich, Norfolk

Responsibilities

  • Developing healthy and balanced meals for the service users within the home, ensuring that they are balanced and nutritious.
  • Liaising with staff and residents to get feedback from meals or to develop upcoming menu items from request.
  • Being aware of the dietary, cultural, and religious backgrounds / requirements of the residents and ensuring that meals are catered around these stipulations.
  • Monitoring the kitchen stock, ensuring that any required orders are placed and controlling levels to ensure that all orders are placed before an item becomes out of stock.
  • Following the strict food safety guidelines on storing food, ensuring correct labels and storage guidelines are adhered to.
  • Maintaining a hygienic and clean environment within the kitchen.

 Skills Required

  • Implement and review standards of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the kitchen, in line with the Health and Safety Act, relevant Food Hygiene Acts and Company Procedures.
  • Pro-actively maintain all kitchen equipment as per manufactures guidelines and report all faults to the Manager.
  • Prepare food in accordance with menu specifications and monitor food cooking and
  • presentation standards in line with the Manager and Resident’s requests.
  • Ensure the Company’s stock and order system is followed on a weekly basis to avoid
  • over/under stocking of food items using the Company’s nominated suppliers only.
  • Ensure an adequate system is in place to check all food deliveries are correct and of good quality and that all deliveries are temperature probed, recorded, stored correctly and stock rotated.
  • To maintain a well-balanced nutritious diet taking into consideration special dietary needs and requirements as set out in Residents Care Plans.
  • To take Resident’s menu choices on a daily basis from the planned menus using the
  • correct Company’s menu choice form.
  • Conform to the Homes food hygiene policy and in particular, critical points/hazard analysis. Personal appearance must be of an acceptable level. Uniform provided must be worn, hair covered or tied back. Sensible enclosed non-slip shoes to be worn.
  • Implement the cleaning schedule for the kitchen and ensure it is adhered to as per the Food Safety Policy.
  • To maintain and check first aid equipment within the kitchen.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as and when requested.
  • In consultation with Senior Management and Home Manager, forward plan activities to ensure Residents are provided with an interesting and varied choice of special events in which they can join in and in turn enhance their quality of life.
  • Aid the care staff when they are assisting those residents who wish to take an active part in the preparation of meals.
  • To contribute and assist Senior Management in completion of the Company’s Quality Audit and to adhere to requirements requested in this procedure.
  • 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 Cook/Chef 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 Norwich, Norfolk 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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Senior Care Assistant
£ 29,952 - £ 29,952 per year
Norwich
Posted: 05 September 2022
Expires: 05 October 2022

Senior Care Assistant

Fantastic opportunity to join as a Senior Care Assistant!

The position of a Senior Carer Assistant is of the utmost importance to the day-to-day running of our homes, to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to our residents.

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will assist with daily activities, providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the shift, assigning specific tasks to the Care Assistants and monitoring their completion. Other responsibilities include developing, reviewing, and updating residents’ personal care plans to meet their changing physical, social, and psychological needs. My client is well established in Norwich, Norfolk.

Overview

  • Salary – £12 per hour or £29 952.00 per week
  • Hours of Work – 48 hrs per day weekly.
  • Shifts – 12 hrs per day  
  • Area – Norwich, Norfolk

We are looking for someone who:

  • Help to ensure that all care staff and domestic staff contribute to the best of their ability to the efficient running of the Home and the creation of a homely atmosphere.
  • Assist residents with their personal care needs and help to provide health supervision and attention when needed.
  • Assist with the formulation of social and health care plans for new residents and with residents’ reviews and care plans.
  • Assist, where authorised by the Person in Charge with the administration and issue of medications for which the Home has taken responsibility and to maintain the necessary records.
  • Participate in the development of activities and day-care programmes for residents in which they can join and which will enhance their quality of life.
  • Help to ensure that the preparation, cooking and serving of food meet the required standards in respect of nutrition, environmental health etc.
  • Assist with ensuring that bedrooms and communal areas are properly cleaned and maintained and adequately heated in accordance with the requirements.
  • Ensure that you maintain the Environmental Cleaning Schedule and checklist found in the Infection Control and Cleaning File.
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and in staff training and development activities.
  • Support the Manager in their duty as the ‘responsible officer’ for the Home under the HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK, ETC. ACT 1974 and the Fire Regulations.
  • Help the Manager and person in charge maintain such logbooks and records as may be required by the Registering Authority or the Manager of the Home.
  • To undertake ‘on-call’ duties when designated.
  • 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 Norwich, Norfolk area.

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Healthcare Assistant
£ 10 - £ 11 per hour
Norwich
Posted: 05 September 2022
Expires: 05 October 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 Norwich, Norfolk 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 – Norwich, Norfolk

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 Norwich, Norfolk area.

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Care Assistant
£ 11 - £ 12 per hour
Norfolk
Posted: 05 September 2022
Expires: 05 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 East Harling 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 350 255

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