Senior HCA ( NVQ3)

Senior HCA ( NVQ3) Elland, England

Full Time Elland, England 11.5 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

DAY SENIOR HCA, NVQ3 in Health and Social Care

36-48 hours per week

Location: Halifax

We do not offer sponsorship for this role

We recruit a Senior Healthcare assistant with experience and min of NVQ2 ,NVQ3 preferred for our client based in the Halifax area, the home has over 106 dedicated rooms for residents, providing a comfortable and relaxing home which caters for older people and those living with dementia, Alzheimer’s, other mental health issues or the after-effects of a stroke.

  • Full-time contract
  • pay starting at £11.5 per hour, depending on the experience
  • 28 days paid holiday
  • Excellent in-house training programs
  • Free uniforms
  • Incentives and awards
  • Regular training updates
  • Referral program
  • Welcome bonus

Your duties as a Senior Healthcare Assistant:

  • Providing emotional support to individuals and their families.
  • Providing practical support for individuals and their families, such as helping with household tasks, personal care and paperwork.
  • Supporting and monitoring their healthcare needs, including administering medication.
  • Supporting them to pursue hobbies and interests.
  • Supporting the learning of new skills or gaining employment.
  • Teaching life skills, such as budgeting and paying bills.
  • Helping with everyday tasks such as meal preparation, writing a shopping list, going shopping or maintaining their housing tenancy.
  • Helping them to access community facilities and be included in community groups.
  • Understanding their communication needs and adapting your communication to each individual, e.g. sounds, tones, body language.
  • Working with other professionals, such as doctors and therapists, to ensure consistency of support.
  • Analysing an individual’s needs and drawing up a focused support plan.
  • Becoming both a role model and companion to the individual and uncovering shared interests, such as hobbies and outings

Our requirements:

  • Experience in nursing homes in a similar position for at least 6 months
  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care is preferred or at least NVQ2
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Caring and kind
  • Willing to do personal care duties
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
  • A respectful, courteous and compassionate nature and a willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties.

Please apply with the updated CV to be booked in for a face-to-face interview with the manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £11.50 per hour

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Halifax, West Yorkshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Do you need sponsorship?
  • Are ou student or have a skilled worker visa?


  • care assistant/Senior HCA: 1 year (preferred)


  • NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care (preferred)
  • NVQ Level 3 Health & Social Care (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day shift (preferred)

Senior HCA ( NVQ3)
Santa Ana, United States
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1 to 50 Employees
Company - Private
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