Health Care Assistant – Tamarix Lodge

Job description

Want to make a difference to peoples lives? Are you a naturally caring person? Join HICA today!

The HICA Group has a new opening for a Health Care Worker at our care home for older persons and those living with dementia at our Tamarix Lodge service based in Withernsea. We are located close to local amenities, the beach & shops are within easy walking distance.

Pay & Hours:

  • £10.50 per hour, rising to £10.80 after 6 months service
  • 18 hours per week
  • Working to a rota covering 7 days a week (every other weekend)

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Paid breaks
  • On-the-spot voucher recognition scheme £000s awarded every month
  • Techsave loans scheme opened twice a year
  • In-house lottery with £0000s to be won every month
  • £500 rewards for every friend or family referral
  • Cycle to Work scheme and other salary sacrifice benefits
  • Retail, supermarket, holiday, entertainment & cinema discounts
  • Discounted local & national gym memberships, plus FREE on-demand workouts and classes available to stream in your living room
  • Access to low cost saving plans and loans
  • Hospital and Death Benefit plans at discounted prices
  • Employee assistance programme & access to free counselling
  • Free parking
  • Access to funded qualifications and internal career progression

The role:

  • Personal care (washing, dressing, oral hygiene)
  • Assist with meals and drinks to support our resident’s overall nutrition
  • Contribute and support during activities
  • Maintain and develop professional relations with families
  • Completing all relevant paperwork in a timely manner
  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns
  • Promote independence of our residents at all times to improve their quality of life
  • Assist with mobility and transferring safely e.g. from bed to chair
  • Observe and record clients’ physical and emotional well-being reporting any changes

About you:

  • You should be naturally caring, passionate and committed to providing the best possible care
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have patience, communication and listening skills
  • Have a positive attitude
  • We provide full training so don’t worry If you are new to the care sector, if you have the right qualities to care we would love to hear from you.

Additional Information:

The HICA Group is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to elderly clients and people with learning difficulties, across a range of services, including our care homes, residential settings and in the community.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. HICA do not offer sponsorship to Non-UK Nationals.