Healthcare Assistant – Hampden House

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We are looking for hard-working, committed and professional individuals to join our growing team as a Health Care Assistant at Hampden Group, based in Harrogate!

The company is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. You will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Pay & Hours:

  • Rate of Pay – £12.50 to £12.80 per hour based on relevant qualifications
  • Hours of Work – 36 hours per week (day shift)
  • Shift Pattern – Working to a rota covering 7 days per week (every other weekend)

The Role:

By becoming a Health Care Assistant, you will support our services users to maintain their independence by assisting with everyday tasks and activities, in line with their individual needs;

  • Reporting any safeguarding concerns
  • Promote independence of our residents at all times to improve their quality of life
  • Personal care (washing, dressing, oral hygiene)
  • Observe and record clients’ physical and emotional well-being reporting any changes
  • 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
  • Assist with mobility and transferring safely e.g. from bed to chair.
  • Full training is provided so if you are new to the care sector, we will help you start your journey with confidence

About you:

Whether you are new to the sector or already have an established career in our industry, if you have a kind nature and are motivated by putting smiles on faces, then we would love to hear from you!

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

Rewards & Benefits:

  • £500 rewards for every friend or family referral
  • On-the-spot voucher recognition scheme £000s awarded every month
  • Techsave loans scheme opened twice a year
  • Hospital and Death Benefit plans at discounted prices
  • Employee assistance programme & access to free counselling
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to Work scheme and other salary sacrifice benefitsAccess to funded qualifications and internal career progression
  • In-house lottery with £0000s to be won every month
  • 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.

About us:

Hampden House is a 66-bed purpose-built nursing home located within the prestigious Duchy Estate. The home provides the highest level of facilities and services from personal and nursing care, short-stays and end-of-life care.

The HICA Group are a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation providing a range of care services to older people and people with learning difficulties both within residential and nursing homes and within the community.

Please note that successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.