Healthcare Assistant – Sponsorship Available

£10.5 per hour

Job Details:

Must be driving in the UK – Sponsorship is available 

Job Description
The role involves contact on a physical, social and emotional level with patients and their families. The post holder will undertake a range of activities under the supervision of a registered nurse or senior staff member having been assessed and deemed competent in the activities required.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the registered nurse in the implementation of an agreed Care Plan with the service user and in accordance with instructions and training received;
  • Domestic care duties to the service user, including washing and dressing, feeding and watering, mobilising, toileting, bed-making, providing comfort, monitoring conditions (e.g. taking temperatures, pulse, blood pressure, respiration, weight, blood glucose)
  • Helping promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the service user, relatives and carers;
  • Contributing to a team approach to care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team;
  • Contributing to the legality and accuracy of the service user’s Care Plan and or other reports and the effectiveness of the established communication/reporting system 24 hours a day;
  • Participating in regular meetings and attending other meetings as requested;
  • Undertaking tasks and procedures in which competency has been assessed and recorded specific to the care environment, including for example blood glucose monitoring;
  • Participating in research activities as and when required;
  • Providing support and assistance to registered staff;
  • Preventing and minimising any danger or risk to service users, visitors, coworkers, or themselves in the clinical environment;
  • Assisting in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products;
  • Assisting in the maintenance of home cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times;
  • Assisting the service user to ensure they have the opportunity to meet their individual dietary requirements.
  • Ensuring all service users receive their chosen and correct meals;
  • Receiving and conveying information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the home are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner;
  • Assisting and supporting registered nurses and clerical staff in administrative duties as required;
  • Escorting stable service users to and from their homes and other care locations as required.

Key qualities:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a healthcare role
  • Have or be working towards a healthcare qualification (e.g. NVQ, BTEC) or The Care Certificate
  • Caring and sensitive to the needs of others, especially vulnerable people or the sick or infirm
  • Diligent and good at following instructions
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Responsible and reliable

Desirable qualities:

  • GCSEs in English and Mathematics


  • Assist and support new HCAs
  • Post holder has no managerial or budgetary responsibility.
  • The candidate will need to be working towards an NVQ 2 or have The Care Certificate.
Job Category: Health&Medicine
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Manchester

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