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Healthcare Assistant
Location: Walsall
Position: Health Care Assistant
Salary: £7.20 - £8.00
Posted: 30 August 2016
Type: Temp
Job Description

Healthcare Assistant

Careat Ltd is recruiting HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS AND SUPPORT WORKERS willing to work in Walsall and the surrounding areas. Interviews will take place at the Careat Birmingham Branch.

We require day, night and weekend workers and have full and part-time hours available. You must have previous Care experience and be able to prove certificated training.

As a healthcare assistant you would work under the supervision of nursing staff. Your duties could include:

  • helping patients to wash, shower or dress
  • serving food or helping people eat
  • making and changing beds
  • turning patients who are confined to bed to avoid pressure sores
  • talking to patients to help them feel less anxious
  • helping patients to move around if they find it difficult
  • giving out and collecting bedpans, and helping patients to the toilet
  • making sure the ward or patients’ homes are tidy
  • keeping supplies and equipment in order
  • taking and recording observations such as temperature, pulse and breathing

Your day-to-day work may include using mobility aids and equipment to help lift and move patients. In hospitals you may also escort patients between departments

You will need to provide:

  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Two forms of photo identification – One must be your Passport.
  • Details for two references.
  • Copy of your up to date CV with full history NO GAPS
  • Proof of your National Insurance Number.
  • Proof of your current address – Two Utility bills less than three month old.
  • Practical Manual Handling certificate
  • Practical Basic life Support certificate
  • Mandatory Training certificate
  • Any other certificates of any you have completed
  • DBS on the update service or £44 to start the process of obtaining a DBS
  • If required please provide overseas police check.


If you have subscribed to the new DBS update service please mention this to us and you will be fast tracked through our compliance process.
There are many benefits of working for one of the best care providers in the UK with a 20 year pedigree – including:

  • Weekly pay every Friday
  • Local work
  • Employee of the month bonus scheme
  • Refresher training
  • Free Careat uniform
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Pay rate £7.20 - £8.00


Careat is an Equal Opportunities Employer”, this advertisement will contain the correct rate of pay. This vacancy is “temp work and offered by Careat “agency”.

If you bring a friend with you with the relevant experience RGN or Care Worker Careat will pay you a bonus from£100 - £200 (terms & conditions apply).

Please apply today for a better future:

Phone – 0121 703 6980
Email –

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