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Healthcare Assistant – Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Location: Byron House Care Home, 141-143 Wendover Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9LP

Hourly rate: £11.75 to £12 per hour, plus night and weekend enhancements 

Hours: 22 hours per week

Shifts: Day shifts available across Monday to Sunday 

Job type: Permanent

Come and make a difference with the team at Westgate Healthcare! #CareWithUsAtWestgate 

We are looking for a compassionate and caring Healthcare Assistant to join our family at Byron House Care Home. We are looking for individuals who share our values, have an interest in helping others, a can-do attitude and who will treat the people we support with care, compassion and respect. If you want to make a difference to the lives of our elderly residents, apply today.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive pay rates plus enhanced pay on bank holidays
  • 5.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and named buddy to help you settle in
  • Free training and development
  • Support in achieving additional qualifications, including nationally recognised qualifications
  • Work in a friendly team with experienced staff
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you can earn points and financial rewards via the Care Friends app
  • Access to the Blue Light Card which provides various discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores
  • Opportunities, support and encouragement for career progression
  • Loyalty and long-service awards
  • Wellbeing initiatives and team recognition rewards

*Please note, some of the above benefits depend on your position in the company. Further information can be given at interview stage

About the role:

  • Support our residents with their daily activities, whether this be assisting a resident to wash and dress in the morning, developing their individual care plan or helping them choose and eat their favourite meal
  • Be a friend who our residents can rely on to champion their dignity and independence
  • Support them to live happy and healthy lives
  • Communicate effectively, take on responsibility, prioritise your work load and keep accurate records
  • Help with other activities such as serving food and helping residents to eat and drink 
  • Work in a team, be kind and build strong relationships with our residents, their relatives and team members

About you:

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • A caring nature, positive attitude and the ability to work in a team
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Previous experience of working with the elderly is desirable but not essential as full training is provided

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission is encouraged. Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


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