Healthcare assistant career guide

Healthcare assistant career guide

Discover all there is to know about a career as a healthcare assistant, including information on how to become a healthcare assistant, details about the duties you’ll have, and the benefits associated with this role.


These guides look at how to become a healthcare assistant and what can you expect when you choose this career path.

How to become a healthcare assistant

This guide on how to become a healthcare assistant looks at what you need to consider, the experience required, and what you should include in your CV.

Healthcare assistant duties

Find out the duties of a healthcare assistant and the ways in which you can ensure that those in your care are well looked after, safe, and happy.

Benefits of being a Newcross healthcare assistant

Find out about the great employee benefits we offer to healthcare assistants, including same day pay and flexible shifts through our HealthForceGo app.

Blog posts

Here, we share a selection of blog posts written for healthcare assistants at all stages of their careers.

What qualities do you need to become a healthcare assistant?

5 benefits of being a healthcare assistant

What is a community care assistant?

How to tell if someone in your care is becoming unwell

What to expect from a moving and handling course

Self-care tips for healthcare workers

Healthcare assistant vacancies

We’re recruiting for healthcare assistants across Britain. Take a look at our vacancies and apply for your exciting new role with Newcross Healthcare today.