Care Assistant – Hospital discharge support
Routes Healthcare have a fantastic, exciting new opportunity for an experienced care assistant to work alongside the new Routes Hospital Discharge Team and the NHS to support patients waiting to leave hospital and get back into their own homes.
As an experienced care assistant you will be responsible for enabling patients to regain their independence and encouraging each individual to reach their full potential.
Supporting the patient with all home/personal care needs. You will be working alongside other Routes experience care assistants and Healthcare professionals to identify the person’s goals building a robust programme plan to meet outcomes.
Shift Patterns: Monday to Sunday, 7am-3pm 3pm-10pm
Rate of Pay: Monday to Sunday – £12.88 per hour – including holiday pay
All mileage paid at 35 pence per mile and all travel time is paid.
Due to the nature of the role, as you will be supporting patients in their own homes providing care, you must have a valid full UK driving licence and access to your own car.
In return we can offer you:
– Training/Development – The Route to success – We are keen for your career to take off!!
– Flexible shift patterns – let’s get a good work/life balance from the start!
– Staff referral scheme with generous incentives
– Paid shadowing shifts while you settle in, with an experience healthcare professional
– 24/7 support with a dedicated on-call team
– Wellbeing and mental health support
Being a care assistant gives a sense of job-satisfaction and achievement knowing that you play a key part in helping others and that they value your professional gentle approach.
Previous experience within the healthcare sector is essential for this role.
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Your route into care
Routes Healthcare want people to join our team who are passionate about a career in care. We want to accelerate your skills by identifying your training needs and engage you with one of our qualified nurses to deliver your customised training plan to allow your career in care to come on leaps and bounds.
Care assistants support others to live independently in their own homes, which can include supporting hobbies, activities and day trips, personal care and any other needs of our service users. If you’re looking for a career that genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives, Routes Healthcare want to hear from you.