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Female Healthcare Assistant

 

Job Description

CARE MORE IN 2024! 
As a Care Worker for Retain Healthcare, the main purpose of the position is to provide care and support to all of customers, (both individuals and families assessed as being in need of assistance).
You will enable customers to maintain their independence and quality of life in their own homes.
Our services are customer led, and we support our customers to achieve their personal outcomes, by using an outcome focused approach.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES -

  • When required liaise with Social Workers, District Nurses and other agency professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
  • Contribute towards communicating changes of requirements.
  • Ensure that you work within the company policies and procedures.
  • Attending training and expanding your personal development
  • Assist customers as appropriate with their personal needs, such as dressing, washing, meal preparation and access to their community as detailed in the Care Plan.
  • When working within a customer’s home setting you may be assisting customers with, or where necessary carry out light housework, such as dusting, sweeping/ vacuuming carpets, living rooms/ kitchens/ bathrooms and toilets, polishing furniture using dusters/ mops/ equipment, washing and ironing clothing and bed linen, preparing and cooking a meal.
  • Following the outcome focused model, encourage customers to undertake personal care and tasks which they are capable of, recognising that their abilities may change, in some circumstances, on a day-to-day basis

Requirements: 
  • A kind, approachable, caring, and passionate individual 
  • Drivers licence 
  • Own a car 
  • A desire to provide quality care and make a difference in the lives of others
  • Available between 7am-2pm or 4pm-10pm 

Benefits:
  • Get paid - for all travel,visits & training
  • Guaranteed hours contract - know your earnings every week
  • Flexible hours both full and part time with a range of shift patterns
  • 40p per mile for travel
  • Weekly pay
  • All training provided is endorsed by Skills for Care through our training company Retain Skills
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Free Lifestyle card 
  • Access to a vehicle when yours is off the road
  • Blue Light card
  • Lifestyle discount card
  • DBS Rebate Reimbursement
  • Potential to progress your career further with employment opportunites and Diplomas. 

Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

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  • list Female Healthcare Assistant

    CARE MORE IN 2024! 
    As a Care Worker for Retain Healthcare, the main purpose of the position is to provide care and support to all of customers, (both individuals and families assessed as being in need of assistance).
    You will enable customers to maintain their independence and quality of life in their own homes.
    Our services are customer led, and we support our customers to achieve their personal outcomes, by using an outcome focused approach.

    MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES -

    • When required liaise with Social Workers, District Nurses and other agency professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
    • Contribute towards communicating changes of requirements.
    • Ensure that you work within the company policies and procedures.
    • Attending training and expanding your personal development
    • Assist customers as appropriate with their personal needs, such as dressing, washing, meal preparation and access to their community as detailed in the Care Plan.
    • When working within a customer’s home setting you may be assisting customers with, or where necessary carry out light housework, such as dusting, sweeping/ vacuuming carpets, living rooms/ kitchens/ bathrooms and toilets, polishing furniture using dusters/ mops/ equipment, washing and ironing clothing and bed linen, preparing and cooking a meal.
    • Following the outcome focused model, encourage customers to undertake personal care and tasks which they are capable of, recognising that their abilities may change, in some circumstances, on a day-to-day basis

    Requirements: 
    • A kind, approachable, caring, and passionate individual 
    • Drivers licence 
    • Own a car 
    • A desire to provide quality care and make a difference in the lives of others
    • Available between 7am-2pm or 4pm-10pm 

    Benefits:
    • Get paid - for all travel,visits & training
    • Guaranteed hours contract - know your earnings every week
    • Flexible hours both full and part time with a range of shift patterns
    • 40p per mile for travel
    • Weekly pay
    • All training provided is endorsed by Skills for Care through our training company Retain Skills
    • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
    • Free Lifestyle card 
    • Access to a vehicle when yours is off the road
    • Blue Light card
    • Lifestyle discount card
    • DBS Rebate Reimbursement
    • Potential to progress your career further with employment opportunites and Diplomas. 

    Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

  • list Care Assistant for Complex Care Package – Days and Waking Nights available

    CARE MORE IN 2024!

    We at Retain Healthcare are looking for confident individuals to work in a complex care package in Chippenham.
    This package has two shift patterns, 08:00-20:00 and 20:00-08:00. Please note that night shifts are waking nights.
     
    The main duties and responsibilities include:

    • Remaining awake and alert for the entirety of the shift.
    • Completing regular checks for health and welfare.
    • Supporting the customer with their personal care needs.
    • Supporting the customer to meet their outcomes.
    • Supporting the customer with daily activities such as shopping, hobbies, attending appointments, accessing the community and keeping the home up together with domestic tasks.
    • Administering medication.
    • Use of moving and assisting equipment such as ceiling track hoists, electric wheelchairs, through the floor lifts, toto’s etc.
    • Encouraging independence where possible.
    Knowledge of spinal injury, autonomic dysreflexia, diabetes, stoma care and catheter care is desirable but if not, we can provide full training.

    Requirements:
    • Previous care experience necessary
    • 25 years old and over
    • Must hold a UK driving license
    Why Retain?
    • Weekly pay (£15-£19 per hour dependent on day and time of shift)
    • Flexible shift patterns to suit you, alternatively a rolling rota is also available
    • DBS cost paid back to you after 100 hours completed
    • Opportunity to top up your hours in other areas of the business
    • Opportunity to progress your career
    • Full induction process prior to employment commencing by Retain Skills
     
     
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  • list Care Assistant

    Community Support Worker and Healthcare Assistant Role

    *Driving Licence Essential *Sponsorship not available*

    Hours available: 07:00-14:00 or 16:00-22:00
    Full Training provided

    ‘The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, then Retain Healthcare has the answer’
    Retain Healthcare is developing a new model of care and support to people living at home in your community. This is an opportunity for the right person to shape and develop a new service and deliver care that provides improved quality of life to those who need you most.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

    • When required liaise with Social Workers, District Nurses and other agency professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
    • Contribute towards communicating changes of requirements.
    • Ensure that you work within the company policies and procedures.
    • Attending training and expanding your personal development
    • Assist customers as appropriate with their personal needs, such as dressing, washing, meal preparation and access to their community as detailed in the Care Plan.
    • When working within a customer’s home setting you may be assisting customers with, or where necessary carry out light housework, such as dusting, sweeping/ vacuuming carpets, living rooms/ kitchens/ bathrooms and toilets, polishing furniture using dusters/ mops/ equipment, washing and ironing clothing and bed linen, preparing and cooking a meal.
    • Following the outcome focused model, encourage customers to undertake personal care and tasks which they are capable of, recognising that their abilities may change, in some circumstances, on a day-to-day basis

    Being Part of Retain Healthcare, you will benefit from:
    • 24 hour support advice and guidance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Full time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
    • Having your own dedicated coordinator who will ensure you have the work you want and that you have everything you need to be successful in your role
    • Working for a Company that strives to do things better or differently
    • Local training and your own career development pathway endorsed by Skills for care. City and Guilds
    • FLEXIBLE hours - part time or full time, with a range of shifts including days and nights.
    • Guaranteed Hours available
    • FREE uniform, training and DBS Rebate Reimbursement
    • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
    • Free blue light card
    • Weekly pay
    • Easy online application
    • Gloucestershire – CQC – Outstanding for Well Led
    • Retain Rewards - local discounts
    • £250 joining bonus
    Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

    For more information please call our recruitment team!

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