Health Care Assistant

Ankita Kapur

Sugarman Health and Wellbeing is currently seeking a Care Assistant to provide care and support to a Service User with C2 spinal cord injury with a Tracheostomy and fully dependent on ventilation to breathe. The service user has full capacity and care will be provided in the Service user’s own home.

We are recruiting for individuals with Excellent interpersonal skills, resiliency, and an eagerness to make a real difference in someone’s life are all key to being successful in this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for care professionals with an interest in specific complex conditions who want to develop their skills and knowledge whilst gaining experience.

In return you would become an essential part of his life and make an impact promoting their independence and daily life activities in the safest manner possible and become part of our existing care team in fulfilling this exciting role.

We are looking to employ carers who are passionate about giving the best care they can and promoting independence.

  • Experience in care: Essential
  • Driver: Essential – Able to drive a mobility van
  • Job Title: Health Care Assistant
  • Hourly Rate: £12.00 up to £18.50 (following probation and compliance period increase rate once clinical sign-off up [ tp £18.50ph)
  • Starting pay Days shifts Monday to Friday £12ph weekdays & £15.50 weekends
  • Starting pay Night shifts Monday to Friday £14ph weekdays & £16.50 weekends
  • Package Location: Ripponden
  • Shifts Available: 07:00 – 19:00 Days or 19:00 – 07:00 nights

Investing in our people is of the utmost importance to us. Harnessing potential, we want to improve your job satisfaction and endeavour to support your career aspirations with our training and development programme.

Main Responsibilities of a Health Care Assistant

  • Support a client with a spinal injury, tracheostomy and ventilator
  • Flexible in working both days and nights over a 4 weekly Rota period
  • Moving and Handling
  • Personal Care
  • Prepping and cooking meals
  • Supporting and maintaining all clinical needs
  • Must be a driver
  • Nonsmoking/vaping
  • Enabling an active lifestyle
  • Bowel management/care
  • Physical jobs included, such as gardening, digging and long walk

Sugarman Health and Wellbeing Benefits:

  • Full training support from our nursing team to up skill you in managing clinical needs
  • Weekly pay and automatically enrolled into pension scheme
  • Monthly Rota
  • Opportunity to go on holiday abroad and go away in the UK
  • Career progression with full support from management
  • QCF training course offered with this role

Experience/Skills Required for this Health Care Assistant role:

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in care
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • Effective communication skills (Fluent in English Language)
  • Ability to handle clinical care in the community
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude

Sugarman Health and Wellbeing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.


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