Senior Healthcare Assistant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1358149

 Job Description

To work as a trained multi-skilled member of the team providing various aspects of care to elderly and physically disabled residents. To provide and assist with training of Healthcare Assistants.


Company: MD Healthcare Ltd

Reporting to: Nurse/Supervisor/Sister/Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager

Location: Based at Lurgan, may be deployed throughout the business as required.

Hourly Rate / Salary / Allowances: £8.29

Annual Leave: 5.6 weeks pro rata

Any Other Information: Enhanced Public Holiday payments


To work as a trained multi-skilled member of the team providing various aspects of care to elderly and physically disabled residents.  To provide and assist with training of Healthcare Assistants.  To monitor standards of care within the home and to ensure a high quality, caring service is provided at all times.


  • Identify training needs of Healthcare Assistants and report same to Sister/Charge Nurse or Nurse Manager.
  • Deliver induction and ongoing training to Healthcare Assistants.
  • Monitor care provision within the home and provide feedback to staff.
  • Assist with probationary assessments and ongoing performance reviews.
  • Train to be multi-skilled in all areas of the home, i.e. Personal Care, Kitchen and Laundry.
  • Assist with all daily living activities, e.g. washing, dressing, continence promotion and meals.
  • Ensure safe and acceptable standards of care are maintained within a safe environment.
  • Promote the core values of care at all times.
  • Complete all paperwork accurately.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with your line manager.
  • Adhere to all polices and procedures as laid down by the company.
  • Obtain NISCC registration before employment and maintain during employment
  • Adhere to the NISCC Codes of Practice.
  • Adhere to all legislative guidelines including those pertaining to Employment Law.
  • Adhere to all health and safety guidelines.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of residents, colleagues and the company at all times.
  • Work effectively as part of the team.
  • Provide a high quality service at all times.
  • Lead by example, ensuring all work is undertaken with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Work on a flexible rota, including evenings, weekends and public holidays, as directed by management.


  • Undertaking Healthcare Assistant tasks.
  • Participate in staff meetings and attend all training sessions.
  • Promote public relations between the home and surrounding communities.

This Job Description is not meant to be definitive but is an outline of the post as it is currently perceived.

The Company is committed to providing the highest possible quality of service and employees are expected to treat those with whom they come into contact in a caring, courteous and respectful manner at all times.

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Please forward your completed Application and Monitoring Form via the address below.

Alternatively phone Karen on 028 91 801199 for an application pack quoting job title.

Closing Date 28 September 2018.

CV’S  are not accepted

The Company operates a No Smoking Policy

We Are An Equal Opportunities Employer