Healthcare Assistant Jobs in the UK

  • United Kingdom
  • From 1200 up to 1800
  • permanent
  • Updated 2017-01-06
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Reach Health Recruitment is a company specialised in recruiting healthcare professionals to the United Kingdom.

Job Location > Southampton surroundings

Job Responsabilities > 

The primary job of a Healthcare Assistant working in a Nursing Home or in a Care Home is to care for the needs of Elderly patients. At a basic level, the carer makes sure patients maintain acceptable levels of personal hygiene, have clean beds and receive proper nutrition.

The Healthcare Assistant handles basic tasks under the direction of licensed practical nurses or the Senior Carers or the Home Manager. Personal hygiene duties include brushing residents' teeth, bathing them, combing hair, changing clothes and shaving them. Toiletry duties include assisting residents who need help going to the bathroom, changing bedpans and emptying catheters. Other common responsibilities include maintaining patient records, dietary care, bedsore prevention, collecting samples and assisting with transporting patients.



EU Citizenship

Good English communication, both written and spoken

Motivation to work with this type of patientsAvailable to work by shifts

Caring or Medical Qualifications are an advantage

Previous Experience is an advantage


Conditions Offered

Permanent Contract

Monthly Gross Wage from 1200 up to 1800 GBP

40 working hours per week

Extra-shifts are availableInitial training provided

Accommodation support in the first weeks after arrival


To begin your application process please send us your English updated CV