Health Care Assistant - Enablement Pathway - Watford
Health Care Assistant – Enablement Pathway - Watford
Abbots Care Ltd. are very excited to be recruiting for a brand new specialist position supporting a local hospital with its enablement strategy.
As a Care Company and Employer of choice within Hertfordshire, UK. We are excited to be working alongside the local hospital discharge team and Specialist health services at Hertfordshire County Council.
We are looking for an experienced Health Care Assistant to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team within the hospital and out in the community, to enable patients to greater independence. You will play a fundamental role in supporting and enabling inpatients in hospital, and also service users discharged from NHS hospitals to recover and rehabilitate at home.
This is an exciting and important role where you can really make a positive difference and play a key part in the wellbeing and recovery of service users in hospital and within the comfort of their own homes when they are discharged.
You will experience support and in-house training from the occupational therapy team based at Watford general hospital, and you will gain experience from working alongside nursing, OT and physiotherapy staff.
- Caring and a good communicator
- Experienced Care Assistant and prepared to work towards a diploma in social care
- Approachable and confident
- Hands on, flexible and organised
- Understand the needs of person focused services
- Able to deliver outcomes-based services
- Willing to make a real difference
You can expect to be;
Involved in service users’ reviews, developing persons centred and individual support plans.
Deliver outcomes that best meet the service users need.
Using a person-centre approach, encourage and provide solutions to assist people to manage their lives independently for as long as possible.
Supported by our community management team
Guaranteed 39 hours per week contract.
Starting Salary of £19,500 per annum
Paid mileage - £0.40p per mile (between Service User visits)
28 days holiday, pro rata
Comprehensive training programme*
Paid induction and update training*
Contributory pension scheme
Friendly and supportive management team
Career development opportunities