Care Assistant - Female

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Portsmouth
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1325331892
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Your local branch is located at 62-63 South Street, close to Chichester Cathedral.

Make a difference to someone's life with us!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Female

Care Assistants to care for a female service user with autism in her home

in the Portsmouth

area.

This role has various shifts available including Saturday and Sunday (12pm-4pm) and school holiday cover.

Flexi Pay!

We have an exclusive app feature available through our HealthForceGo® app that enables you to receive an advance of up to 50% of the value of your shift within the same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Caring role

As a Care Assistant, you will provide dedicated care and support to our service users with complex care needs and assist them with a variety of different tasks. These vary but include personal care, medication support, clinical needs, social integration activities and any additional services needed.

We are looking for individuals that have previous experience of providing care to service users with autism.

Exclusives

  • Salary of up to £15.09/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Up to 30,000 discounts as part of our 'Perks at Work' scheme
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance made up of lead nurses
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Support of a local line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader


Develop your career with us!

With Newcross, you will be able to take advantage of a wide range of free training programs covering various subjects such as PEG, Epilepsy, Dementia Care, Medication Administration, BSL or Makaton and many more.

All of these clinical programs are earned through credits as you work and are developed by our Clinical Governance team.

Work with our Newcross team!

We give you the opportunity to work set organised rotas to suit you, access free training programs earned through credits as you work and take advantage of a minimum hours guarantee.

We've recently introduced video interviewing, as applicants are finding it more relaxing and more enjoyable. Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

Person specification

  • 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 in 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 or 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 timesheets and rotas on our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential
If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care role, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Submit your application today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!

If you cannot apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881. 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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