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Healthcare Assistant - Ashford (Kent)


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Kent, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Temporary | Full Time

Job Title: Healthcare Assistant

Location: Kent, Ashford

Salary: 11.11 - 18.78 per hour

Sponsorship: Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Are you passionate about providing personal care and making a positive impact on the lives of adults in need? Join our dedicated team at our Adult Care Home in Ashford, Kent. We are seeking compassionate and resilient Healthcare Assistants to provide essential care and assistance to our residents. Your role will involve offering support in a variety of settings within our care home, ensuring the well-being and comfort of our residents.

Required Experience:

  • Prior experience as a healthcare assistant or similar role in the adult care sector, with a minimum of 6 months of care experience in the last 2 years.

Desired Skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Maintaining accurate records.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Observation abilities.
  • Team player mindset.
  • Report writing and presentation skills.
  • Negotiation, de-escalation, risk management, and planning.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Health and Social Care Level 2 (Adult Care) or equivalent qualification.
  • Care certificates or equivalent training in adult care and support.
  • Practical Training completed in the last 3 years in Manual Handling, Basic Life Support & AED's.


  • Ensure resident safety through risk reduction.
  • Promptly report concerns following established procedures.
  • Participate in meetings and conferences as required.
  • Maintain records of concerns or incidents.
  • Encourage residents' well-being and participation in activities.
  • Collaborate with professionals and attend review meetings.
  • Implement and review residents' care plans.
  • Intervene when necessary to ensure resident safety.
  • Adhere to all policies, standards, and legislation related to adult care.

If you are dedicated, compassionate, and committed to providing exceptional care to adults in need, we invite you to apply for our Healthcare Assistant positions in the Adult Care Home Sector. Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of our residents.


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