We are a team of carers who specialise in the care and support of families in their homes and the community, working with families and children with additional care needs such as Autism, Epilepsy, and various other health needs.
The focus of our service it to provide the highest standard of care and support whereby the family may require respite, or additional support within the family home.
Potton services pride themselves in ensuring all service users dignity is respected at all times.
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Work for Potton Services
Health Care Assistants
Flexible working hours
From £10 per hour (Self-employed)
Location: Essex, Braintree and Colchester, Clacton
Potton Services are currently recruiting for dedicated Health Care Assistants in the Braintree and Colchester area. Our new Health Care service provides respite care for families and children with additional needs as well as support from hospital to home; supervised contact, transport and rehabilitation services.
You will be providing high level family support to parents with children aged 0-18 years and assisting them with all aspects of personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals. Understanding the importance of each home visit, you will need to be flexible and able to our attend client’s needs in a timely manner. You will have excellent communication skills, an ability to follow instructions and be able to undertake risk assessments and care plans. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships and promote the children’s independence, choice and dignity and respect, delivering the very best standards of care.
You will need to have previous health care experience and ideally, you will hold a Health and Social Care Level 3 certificate, but we are willing to provide you with free training to achieve it and committed to supporting you with your development.
You will need to have the Right to Work in the UK and be able to drive and hold a clean UK driving licence.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). All postholders working with children and vulnerable adults will be expected to complete an Enhanced DBS Children and or Adults check (or be registered on the update service) prior to commencing employment.
The Potton Group is committed to upholding Equal Opportunities and encourages the fair treatment of its employees, potential employees or users of its services, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, marital status, sexuality, religion, background and personality.
We provide continuous, free online training, to support you with your career development.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Recruitment@potton-kare-services.co.uk and we will email you an application form. If you wish to discuss the role, please call us on 01268 968541.
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