Care Assistant - Children & Young Adults

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Gosport
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1325331691
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a carer looking for a change in your career?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking compassionate Care Assistants to care for

children and young adults living with complex care needs in their own homes within Gosport, Portsmouth, Waterlooville and the surrounding areas.

Flexi Pay!

This new app feature allows our healthcare staff to withdraw up to 50% of the value of their shifts within the same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Training!

With us, you have the chance to develop your existing skill set with a wide range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. We cover various topics such as Basic Life Support, Dementia Care, Epilepsy, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration and many more.

Caring position

As a Care Assistant, you will provide life-enhancing care and support to our service users with a variety of daily living activities. You will assist with personal care, medication administration, feeding and PEG care, posture care and any other services required.

Perks include

  • Salary of up to £15.69/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Minimum hours guaranteed
  • Set rotas organised in advance to suit your needs
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Perks at Work - 30,000 discounts within high street retailers nationwide
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance

  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Support from a clinical supporting team, line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader



Minimum requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employment within the past 3 years
  • Certification confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months - or you are willing to complete one with Newcross Healthcare
  • You will need access to a smartphone/device, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to manage your rotas and timesheets on our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory

If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or working in a supporting role you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Apply today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will endeavour to assist you. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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