Senior Care Assistant / HCA / Suffolk / £11 to £12 Per hour
Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
Salary/Rate: £11 to £12 Per hour
Sector: Health and Social Care
Contract: Temporary Agency
Posted: 19-09-2020
Recruiter: Delta Healthcare Staffing Group

We are urgently seeking to recruit experienced Senior Healthcare Care Assistant’s (HCAs) to place for various ad-hoc and short to long term assignments to suit in NHS hospitals, clinics, nursing/Nursing Home and within the community to provide high quality patient care.


Key skills and requirements

  • Committed to giving the highest standard of patient care
  • Compassionate towards residents and their families
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to work in a team


Key Clinical skills and competencies:

  • To assist in the delivery of nursing care
  • To undertake escorting of residents to other departments as directed by the nurse in Charge
  • Engaging and interacting with the patient whenever the opportunity arises
  • Monitoring and reporting any changes in behaviour or condition to the registered nurse
  • Recording and reporting of vital signs under supervision of registered nurse
  • Ensuring the patient has adequate nutrition and hydration
  • Providing assistance with personal care


You will need to possess the following skills:

  • An approachable and caring nature
  • Good communication skills and listening skills
  • The ability to keep sensitive information confidential at all times
  • A respectful approach to residents and colleagues
  • Reliability and Flexibility
  • The ability to work as part of a team



  • Must have NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Certificate or higher
  • Current Mandatory and Statutory training certificate(s) Skills for Health Allied (within the last 12 months)
  • Current Enhanced DBS certificate (within the last 12 months) or if over 12 months it must be on the DBS update service
  • Hep B, MMR, Varicella and TB scar proof
  • Must have relevant UK experience
  • Current and up to date training records
  • 2 professional clinical references to cover the last 3 years of employment


Our client is one of the UK’s leading care home providers which runs and operates over 120 nursing / Nursing Home and day centres across the UK, providing residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people.


The ideal candidate must be reliable, self-motivated and able to work as a member of a team to provide high level patient care in a variety of clinical settings.


Delta Nursing Agency is a leading provider of healthcare staffing. We specialise in the supply of Registered Nurses (All Specialties), and experienced Healthcare Assistants for temporary assignments in a diverse range of public and private healthcare settings NATIONWIDE.


Delta Nursing Agency Ltd is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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