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Health Care Assistants - Colchester posted by The A24 Group

Part Time
£10.75 - £17.20 / hour

Job Description

Health Care Assistants

Health Care Assistants required to work in Nursing / Residential Care Homes -
HCA rate of pay per hour £10.75 up to £17.20

Job Purpose:

To ensure the highest standards of care & service are
delivered to residents, relatives & visitors in a way that
respects the dignity of the individual and promotes

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the highest standard of care and attention are given the residents in
    the home.

  • Act as a key worker for a designated number of residents within the Care Home
    environment. Contribute to the care planning process, accurately completing all
    necessary records.

  • Give a daily report to the person in charge at the end of each shift concerning the
    care delivered to your designated residents noting any changes.

  • Maintain confidentiality of information regarding residents, visitors and staff.

  • Take responsibility for specific aspects of the home e.g. infection control, manual
    handling training.

Essential skills

Effective communicator – verbal & written
Ability to prioritise & organise
Ability to work on own initiative
Questioning & listening skills

Essential qualities

Flexible approach to working
Supportive of colleagues
Reliable & Trustworthy
Understanding of confidentiality
Professional appearance

Personal Skill Requirements

Must have a minimum of 6 months experience in the care industry. Valid and up to date  Moving & Handling certificates are essential. (Training can be provided if necessary).


Working for our agency is beneficial because you manage who own time. Ambition 24 Hours operates 24 hours a day, which means you can contact a consultant anytime of the day or night. Our agency appreciates your qualification and experience in the health care field and as such understands the importance of quality pay rate for quality staffing.

Reference Number

AMB SZ 103

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