Senior Care Assistant

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Sunderland
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1325331939
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Broaden your skill set with us! Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Senior Care Assistants to provide care and support to our service users living in Sunderland and the surrounding areas.

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 within the last 3 years
  • NVQ3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care
  • Medication Administration certificate
  • Referee contact details for your current workplace, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 3 years
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross
  • You will need access to a Smartphone, 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 rota via our homecare app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not mandatory


Why us?

  • Flexible hours across various shifts throughout the week
  • Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available
  • Flexi Pay app feature allows you to withdraw an advance of up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day (Includes weekends and bank holidays)


Caring role

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will care and support our service users with a variety of important life-enhancing tasks. These will include personal care, clinical needs, social activities and any additional services required and needed.

If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Skills & Development

Successful candidates will be able to take advantage of a wide range of free training programs covering various topics and earned through credits as you work. Topics will include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Epilepsy and many more.
Your local branch is based in Durham, just off the A1 and a short distance from the River Wear. We cover areas from Middlesbrough and Darlington up along the Durham Heritage Coast to Sunderland, Chester-le-Street and everywhere in-between.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £14.07
    /hr paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients

  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • 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


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

If you cannot apply online, please call 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.

Our recruitment process is tailored to suit you. We interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed. Plus, you won't have to travel for miles!

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