Current Opportunities

Health Care Assistant (Days)

£11.00 Per Hour
England, East of England, Essex

Job Title: Health Care Assistant ( Days )

Contracted Hours: 36hrs per week

Salary/Pay Rate: £11.00ph 

Location: Copford, Colchester, Essex

Will you promote wellbeing, strive for excellence, treat people with respect, and keep everyone safe? If the answer is yes, look no further.

Here at Friends of the Elderly, we’re looking for passionate Health Care Assistants to join our team on a bank basis with great flexibility on shift times and more!

Why work for us?

We’re proud to say many of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years and some for more than 20. We are committed to investing in our teams, which is why we offer a great list of employee benefits specifically with you in mind: 

  • A care home rated ‘Good’ by CQC
  • Paid breaks
  • Working for a charity who put people at the heart of what we do
  • Excellent training and clear career development pathways
  • Retail discounts – save money and earn points at over 3,500 retailers
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme – earn £250 for each referral
  • Long service awards
  • Health Cash Plan & Employee Assistance Programme

What are the duties?

  • Enhancing the lives of our residents every day
  • Assisting with personal care and supporting with additional needs, including toileting, bathing, showering, catheter/stoma care, bed changing and more dependant on the needs of the service user, whilst always maintaining their dignity.
  • Serving meals and assisting at meal times
  • Providing emotional support for our residents and resident’s family members

What skills do I need?

Overall, we don’t require you to have experience or qualifications. We only require you to be passionate about supporting our residents. We’ll provide you all the outstanding training and tools that you need; all we ask is a willingness to learn and a genuine enthusiasm to encourage others to live their lives to the full.

What is the home like?

New Copford Place is a purpose build residential care home.  Set in the picturesque Essex village of Copford, near Colchester, we specialise in residential care.

Friends of the Elderly has been supporting and caring for older people since 1905.  Over a century later, Friends of the Elderly is working to ensure that all older people have the opportunity to live fulfilled and respected lives.

Apply online today or email or call our friendly recruitment team on 0300 369 0552 for more information.

Friends of the Elderly is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

We would prefer all staff joining Friends of the Elderly to have received or be in the process of getting their COVID-19 vaccination. This is to support the protection of our staff, our residents and wider staffing teams.

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