Why Join Healthcare Direct

Do you want to work at times to suit you? Are you looking for a role that’s more rewarding than the standard 9-5 and that enables you to really make a difference? With care jobs available throughout Kent, Healthcare Direct could have the perfect healthcare vacancy for you !

Who we are looking for

  • Registered Nurses
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Support Workers

What we can offer

We work with a wide range of Healthcare establishments throughout Kent and can accommodate candidates looking for either full time work or part time hours to fit around personal commitments. We also cater for people looking for the occasional shift in addition to a full time job to boost earnings.

We understand that everyone has individual needs and requirements and pride ourselves on being flexible to help candidates meet their full potential. You can choose the hours that you work, with no obligation to commit to a minimum amount per week.

The benefits of Joining

We want our staff members to feel valued and supported at all times, which is why we offer the following benefits of joining our team:

  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Free training
  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday pay
  • A broad range of assignments
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly and helpful office staff

Your Questions Answered

How do I register?

We provide a straightforward application process which makes it easy for candidates to register with us and start enjoying the benefits of joining our team.

Simply call your local office to speak to a member of our friendly team or complete a quick online application form. Once we have talked through your work preferences and found out a little more about you, we will then invite you into your local Healthcare Direct office and guide you through the rest of the process.

What training do you offer?

We are proud to cover the standards set within the Care Certificate by delivering the following training modules free of charge to all our staff:

Fluids & Nutrition
Privacy & Dignity
Working in a Person Centered Way
Health & Safety
Safeguarding Children
Awareness of Mental Health Dementia & Learning Disabilities
Safeguarding Adults
Infection Control
Handling Information
Moving & Handling

What times can I work?

Typical shift times will be within the following hours:

  • Early Shift – 07:00-14:00
  • Late Shift – 14:00- 21:00
  • Long Day – 07:00-21:00
  • Night Shift – 20:00-08:00

What service users will I work with?

You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of service users including the elderly, those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments and mental health issues.

What settings will you place me in?

The types of settings you can expect to work within include: Residential Homes, Nursing Homes, Supported Living Units, Private Hospitals & Clinics. We take into account which settings you prefer to work within and which service users you feel most confident supporting, we will always work with you to offer you the most suitable assignments.

What if I have no previous experience?

Our comprehensive training programme will provide you with all the knowledge and skills that you will require. You will be supported when putting all of this into practice for the first time by completing a shadow shift. Only when you feel you are confident and competent will we book you out on your first assignment, after which we will be support you throughout your career with Healthcare Direct.

If your application is successful we will support you through the registration process ensuring that you have a full understanding of your new role. Search our current healthcare vacancies right here.