Full Job Description

Healthcare Assistant Job Description

As a Health Care Assistant, you will be working closely with core staff and external agencies to provide support to vulnerable people in residential/care settings.

Ideally you will have some experience supporting vulnerable people, whether this be professional or personal. Skills in personal care and moving and handling are desired. If you have no experience but a genuine passion for caring full CPD accredited training will be provided.

*Please note that you must be over the age of 18 due to the nature of the vulnerable people we support*

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for clients to live in
  • Administer medication when required
  • Follow care/support plans and risk assessments
  • Promote equality and acknowledge individuals needs and differences
  • Provide physical support with personal care including washing, dressing, drinking and general mobility
  • Encourage the development of personal skills through recreational activities and hobbies
  • Write accurate reports and able to communicate verbally and written.
  • Keep up to date with company policies and procedures
  • Ensure all care needs are met to the highest standard

Key attributes:

  • Reliable and flexible attitude
  • Enthusiasm to overcome challenges and willing to expand on skills and knowledge
  • A kind and patient personality who is able to communicate effectively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds
  • A genuine desire and commitment to achieve high standards of care


  • Valid enhanced DBS on the update service or willing to obtain a new one **- fees apply
  • Full Driving Licence is preferred for this role
  • Right to Work in UK
  • Covid Pass (double vaccinated)
  • Be aged 18 or over in line with national minimum standards

Please note: To work in a CQC registered care/residential home from 11th November 2021 it is a requirement that the post holder is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless medically exempt.