Healthcare Assistant HCA

Location Ipswich
Discipline: Healthcare Assistants
Salary: £10.82 - 10.82 per hour + £500 welcome bonus
Contact name: Charlotte Strickland

Contact email:
Job ref: SB/IP/11521/1
Published: 8 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Looking for a more upmarket workplace, or to get a great start to your career in healthcare? We’ve got a brand-new opportunity to join a luxury care home as a Healthcare Assistant (HCA), supporting older adults to live well in a warm, welcoming residence just outside Ipswich.

The home specialises in bespoke nursing and intermediate care for people with age-, disability-, and dementia-related needs, with a recent review keeping its CQC scores at “Good” in each category. Residents enjoy fresh, chef-prepared menus (complete with seasonal specialties), lavish yet accessible furnishings, and a loaded activities programme prepared with everybody’s input – you can tell that everything is well cared-for here.

As a Healthcare Assistant with the team, you will assist residents with daily living and provide direct support and companionship. In return, you will be offered substantial training and development opportunities, a £500 bonus for signing on*, and one of the sector’s best rewards packages for a truly fulfilling career in care.

This is a permanent, full-time position for an HCA (36h per week) with a mixed shift pattern.


Person specification:

Candidates will have:

  • A compassionate attitude and an interest in care

It is an advantage but not essential to have:

  • Previous experience caring for older people
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care


Benefits/enhancements include:

  • £500 welcome bonus*
  • Extensive range of holiday, retail, and leisure discounts
  • Substantial learning & development support
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Health and wellbeing assistance programme
  • Monthly staff lottery offering cash prizes
  • Recognition and reward schemes
  • Unlimited access to Refer-a-Friend bonus scheme
  • And more!