Healthcare Assistant

Posted 12 June by Highfield House
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Healthcare Assistant - Entry Level Opportunity
Purley, South London

Are you a compassionate individual looking to take on a role where you can make a real difference? Want to undertake great training and embark on a rewarding career as a Healthcare Assistant? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

About Us

Established in 1999, Fairlie Healthcare is a leading provider of high-quality care. We specialise in caring for younger adults with neurological conditions, as well as patients with tracheostomies and who require ventilator support.

We currently have two homes, Fairlie House in West Norwood and Highfield House in Purley. Both homes have achieved the highest rating from the Care Quality Commission and we continually strive to maintain our 'Outstanding’ service.

In the future, we want to support even more people and have exciting plans to open two more homes in 2020. It’s a fantastic time to join our team.

We’re currently looking for a number of Healthcare Assistants to join our home in Purley.

Your Benefits

- Salary of £8.30 per hour (rising to £8.80 on weekends)
- Overtime opportunities
- On-the-job training
- We’ll pay for you to gain qualifications
- No lone working, so you’ll always have the support of another team member
- Paid breaks and free meals
- Free uniforms that are updated annually
- Potential to progress into a Senior Health Assistant role in the future

Here at Fairlie Healthcare, we are driven to provide the very best standards of care to those we support, and to achieve this, we need empathetic individuals who are passionate about helping others.

Training and development are at the core of our organisation, so you can rest assured you’ll receive all the support you need to increase your abilities and succeed in your role.

Once you join our hard-working team, you’ll discover an open, welcoming environment where staff and residents are empowered to achieve their best each and every day.

Your Role

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will provide high-quality care to residents at our home in Purley.

Our home is a 45 bed purpose-built centre providing specialist care to young adults with a range of complex conditions.

You’ll learn how to provide trachea and ventilator care and help staff to deliver a range of care services, including social activities.

About You

While no experience is required, to join us as a Healthcare Assistant, you’ll need:

- A passion for caring for others
- Great communication skills
- A positive attitude
- The ability to work well as part of a team

It would be great if you had an NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification, but this isn’t essential.

Other organisations may call this role Trainee Care Worker, Care Assistant, Trainee Support Worker, Junior Social Care Worker, Junior Healthcare Worker or Trainee Healthcare Co-ordinator.

This is a full time role, working 12 hour shifts, 8:00 - 20:00.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

Fairlie Healthcare are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready to do something amazing with your career as a Healthcare Assistant, please apply via the button shown.

Required skills

  • Healthcare
  • Social Care

Reference: 37580818

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