Healthcare Assistant

£7.20 - £7.39 per hour 
Job Type:
Social Care 
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Healthcare Assistant
Based in Hove, East Sussex
Hourly rate up to £7.39 per hour + Benefits

An independent provider of residential care for adults with mental health issues is currently looking to recruit friendly, hardworking and motivated individuals for their modern and well established home in Hove, East Sussex. Opportunities exist on both a full-time and part-time basis.

The Role
You would be responsible for the provision of good care practice to adults with enduring mental health difficulties, assisting with all aspects of daily living, working in line with company policies, industry regulations and quality standards to create a safe and homely environment for service users. Duties will include working with qualified staff to develop individual care plans, organising daily tasks and activities for service users, supporting the use of equipment as required, and undertaking personal care duties.

The Candidate
• NVQ2 in Health & Social Care
• Experience working with, involving, and empowering adults and older people with mental health issues in a social care setting
• The ability to work on your own initiative as well as work part of a team
• Respect for confidentiality, dignity and privacy of service users

You will be an enthusiastic, reliable and responsible individual, eager to maintain and promote a therapeutic approach to care as well as excellence in standards of care delivered. You must be a good communicator, able to convey information clearly and support service users using person-centred approaches, understanding individual preferences and encouraging independence where possible.

The Company
A trusted and well established provider of support services and assistance to older people, dementia patients, and adults with mental health issues. With 5 homes across East and West Sussex they have built a strong reputation in the region by way of offering quality care to the people being placed in their care.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Mental Health Care Assistant, HCA, Residential Support Worker, Support Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant.

The position will suit candidates based in: Hove, East Sussex, Brighton, Portslade, Shoreham-by-Sea, Falmer.

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