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Vacancy Details
Senior Healthcare assistant
Ref : Alle3
Category : Health Services
Location : Hertfordshire / Buckinghamshire
Salary : £9.00 - £9.00
Job Type : Permanent


Senior Healthcare Assistant


Wendover, Hertfordshire

Job Term







Minimum £9.00 per hour

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of this role is to support the RGN by undertaking various tasks and checks in order to ensure that high standards of care are delivered. 

Key Responsibilities

·         To support the Nurse in Charge by recognising tasks that may be delegated to other carers or themselves.

·         To promote best practice in all aspects of the home’s care delivery; this is to include care of the environment, furniture and equipment.

·         To work with the Nurse in Charge and their senior colleagues to promote team working on the Unit.

·         To work constantly with new staff during their induction period.

·         To allocate tasks, sometimes on a daily basis and to ensure they are carried out properly.

·         Ensuring someone is responsible for giving a handover to the Activities Organiser.

·         Ensuring that gloves are used appropriately in line with directions issued by management.

·         Ensuring that care practices cause no damage to walls, paintwork, furniture or equipment.




·         To attend all management training where required and participate in the staff development programme

·         To comply with all the health and safety regulations required by this position.

·         To ensure that any defective equipment/building faults are reported promptly to your Manager.

·         To communicate with internal and external agencies, staff, residents and their families, management and peers in a manner appropriate to your position at all times.

·         To ensure that the corporate values of the company are actively promoted and followed at all times.

·         To act in accordance with your confidentiality agreement with the company at all times.

·         To follow all company policies and procedures.

·         To support a culture that promotes teamwork and discourages divisiveness at all organisational levels. 

Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • Basic experience is essential for this role
  • To have a genuine interest for older people
  • To have good communication skills
  • To have the ability to work effectively within a team environment

 For more information or to apply for this position please call 01582 474874 or email