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Healthcare Assistant

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS – please note that in line with Government guidance, only new recruits that have had a full course of an MHRA approved COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to work in the care home. You will be required to provide us with evidence of your compliance in order to be able to work in the care home.

Healthcare Assistant – Widford, Herts

Location: Ashview Nursing Home, Ware Road, Widford, Nr.

Ware, Herts, SG12 8RQ

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £9.50 to £10.50 per hour (depending on experience) plus a 50p per hour night and weekend enhancement

Hours: 39-44 hours per week, days/nights 8pm to 8am OR 8am to 8pm (Monday to Sunday rota, including alternate weekends)

We need you now, they need you always…

At Westgate Healthcare we know our success depends not just on the happiness of our residents, but also on the happiness of our staff.

We are currently looking for individuals to join our team who have a genuine interest in helping others, a can-do attitude and are happy to go that extra mile just to make someone’s day. No two days will be the same, so if you love to make others smile and want to make a positive impact to the lives of our residents, this may be the position for you.

Ashview Nursing Home is a charming 32 bedded care home with a team who really do work as one family to support their elderly residents with a variety of care and nursing needs.

It is a delightfully picturesque home situated on the outskirts of the village of Widford, between Much Hadham and Ware.


  • Night and weekend enhancements to increase your hourly wage!
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with instant cash rewards
  • Great induction and on-going training
  • Career progression and support in achieving nationally recognised qualifications
  • Immediate start available (subject to DBS and references)
  • 28 days holiday entitlement (pro-rata if part time), bank holiday pay enhancements, contributory pension scheme, free DBS (refunded upon completion of probation period), free uniform, long service awards and access to discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores through the Blue Light Card


  • Work in a team and build relationships with your fellow team members
  • Support our residents with their daily activities whether this be assisting a resident to wash and dress in the morning, developing their individual care plan, or helping them choose and eat their favourite meal
  • Be a friend who our residents can rely on to champion their dignity, independence and support them to live happy and healthy lives
  • Think on your feet, communicate effectively, take on responsibility, prioritise your work load and keep accurate records


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team, a caring nature and a positive attitude  
  • Previous experience of working with the elderly is desirable but not essential
  • Relevant qualifications such as NVQ in Health & Social Care is desirable but not essential

Join our family and make a difference to someone’s life… you don’t need a qualification to care!

For more information on adult social care jobs with Westgate Healthcare give our recrutiment team a call on 07508907679.  

Due to a high volume of applications, if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Applications will be reviewed weekly, interviews arranged to suit on an “as and when required” basis.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age."

  • Rate: £9.50 - 10.50 per hour + 50p per hour night and weekend enh
  • Location: Ashview Nursing Home, Ware Road, Widford, Nr. Ware, Herts, SG12 8RQ, Ware, Hertf
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Contact: Julie Newman
  • Tel: 01279 842 458
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: ASH-CA-110122
  • Posted: 2022-01-11 15:35:21 -

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