If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then join the team at Stanley House as a Healthcare Assistant and enjoy a £2,000 Welcome Bonus.
Experience as a Healthcare Assistant is desirable but isn’t necessary, so long as you’re naturally caring and have the right behavioural traits and transferable skills. Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private sector you’ll receive all necessary training to join the team, and will be valued and supported, with ongoing career development opportunities available to grow your career.
Full time, part time and flexible working contract options are available. It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.
What you will be doing
You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with neurological conditions. Whether you have experience as a Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people lead a valued and fulfilled life.
As part of your role as a Healthcare Assistant you will be involved with supporting day-to-day life of the service users, which will include help to get dressed, washing and bathing (personal hygiene), motivation, shopping, meal preparation, medication, medical appointments, laundry, light cleaning and social activities.
It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week because of you.
The shift patterns include weekends with 4, 8 and 12 hours a day-shifts available, 3-4 days a week. We offer flexible working too.
Where you will be working
Location: Bosbury, Hereford, Herefordshire,HR8 1HB
You will be working at Stanley House, a service which offers a multidisciplinary approach to its long term care provision and provides the specialised care and expert therapeutic interventions.
Working as part of the multidisciplinary team, you will support and enable residents to undergo reviews of their specific and/or changing needs. Stanley House offers therapies and activities which include Physiotherapy and Art therapy and receives input from a Professor in Neuropsychiatry and monthly specialist GP clinics.
What you will get
You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities, plus a huge range of courses to help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
Annual salary from £27,339 – £27,885 (dependant on experience)
Hourly rate of £14.02 to £14.30 per hour
Full or part time contracts available
£2,000 Welcome bonus
The equivalent of 33 day annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.