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Health Care Assistant (for a 24hr Supported Living Service)

Epsom, Surrey
£11.00 to £12.00 Per Hour
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Would you like to use your caring skills to improve and enrich the life of a vulnerable individual? We are looking for HCA's to join our team.

Location: Reigate Road, Epsom _(8 minute walk from Ewell East train station)_

£11-£12 per hour

Full Time & Part Time positions available

As a Health Care Assistant you will become part of our team supporting service users in their own homes in Epsom, Surrey. Accordia staff benefit from great career progression, sector-leading professional training and great job stability.

We specialise in providing person-centred care for adults with a Forensic mental health background, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and autism to enable them to play a meaningful part within their community. You will be responsible for the delivery of outstanding care to the people we support. We are looking for motivated individuals who want a rewarding role as part of a service that makes a difference.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing high quality, person-centred care and support individual.
Working closely within the team to provide choice, dignity and wellbeing and encourage independence
Support and facilitate contact with MDT's and medical professionals to ensure health and wellbeing is maintained
Carry out necessary observations and keep records prior and post procedures
Personal Care
Medication Support
Food preparation
To measure temperature, pulse, peripheral oxygen levels, height, weight and BMI
Operate a profile bed
Drive service users to appointments

Personal Characteristics:
Team player with a caring disposition and a commitment to excellence
Flexibility, well organised and proactive
Enthusiastic, motivated, good communication skills and an affinity towards older people

Our benefits package, perks and incentives:
Minimum of 28 days holiday including bank holidays (pro rata)
Employee Health and Well-being benefits with Perkbox
Clinical and behavioural training
Continual personal development and opportunities to obtain NVQ's
Pension scheme.
On-site Parking
Enhanced overtime rate
Staff events
Free DBS check and registration with the update service
80 hour paid induction and training

Job Types:

£11-£12 per hour

12-hour shift Day
12-hour shift Night

Care Assistants: 2 years (preferred)

Minimum NVQ 3

HCA will be required to participate in all necessary training and updates with assessments of competency as required

Desirable Experience:

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.00-£12.00 per hour

On-site parking
12 hour shift
Day shift
Night shift
Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Covid-19 has changed lives dramatically, both personally and professionally. As an employer, we are committed to protecting our staff and the people we support. We do so via training, the use of PPE and procedures in line with Government Guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:
Epsom, KT17 3DT: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):
Please confirm if you are fully vaccinated against Covid-19?

Healthcare: 1 year (preferred)
working with people with Autism & Learning Disabilities: 1 year (preferred)
working with people with Challenging Behaviours: 1 year (preferred)

UK Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Reference ID: Mental Health Support Worker
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  • Job Reference: 717250969-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Accordia Supported Living Services
  • Location: Epsom, Surrey
  • Salary: £11.00 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent