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Healthcare Assistant

  • Salary: £9 - £13 per hour + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 29-10-2019
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Support Work
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: HQ00004596_1572341542

We are looking for Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers for Night cover for a leading client in Reading, Berkshire. Previous experience in a care, nursing or residential home is welcome but we can consider an applicant with supported living background.

The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of caring for the elderly or vulnerable. As a Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker you will be expected to deliver a high level of care.


  • 8pm-8am
  • 10pm-7am


  • Ongoing Training
  • Flexibility in Work Pattern
  • Chance of being part of a friendly, motivated team.
  • Possibility to pre-book shifts in advance
  • Weekly Pay


  • Valid Up to date ENHANCED DBS
  • In date Mandatory Training such as Manual Handling, Safeguarding (SOVA), Food Hygiene, Infection Control, Health and Safety, Dignity, Fire Safety, Moving and Handling, First Aid Awareness and Medication Training
  • Previous experience in working with Vulnerable Adults
  • Know how to use a Hoist


  • Assisting Residents with Daily Tasks
  • Helping residents get washed and dressed ready for the day
  • Assisting Residents with their daily meals
  • To keep clear, accurate and appropriate records in line with policies and procedures
  • To ensure people who use the service have their privacy, dignity and confidentiality maintained at all times

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Salary: £10.00 - £13.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Oana Overson on 0118 948 5555 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

If this Support Worker role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Care, please get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!