Care Assistant - Children

Newcross Healthcare
09 Nov 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
Do you want to join our team?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional
Care Assistants to care for

children living with complex care needs in their own homes

within Taunton, Bridgwater and the surrounding areas.

We have full time and part time hours are available with day and night shifts as part of this role.


As a Care Assistant, you will provide life-enhancing care and support to children with complex care needs in their own homes. You will support with personal care, medication support, posture care, feeding and PEG care, social integration activities and any additional services needed.

Flexi Pay!

This flexible app feature allows you to submit your timesheets before 5pm and withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift within the same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Benefits include

  • Salary of up to £14.89/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • 30,000 discounts available through our Perks at Work scheme
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance

Why Newcross?

Working with us will enable you to take advantage of a guarantee of 20 hours of work as part of your permanent contract, free tailored programs earned through credits as you work and set rotas organised in advance to suit your needs.

Minimum requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous care experience
  • Certification in a practical Moving and Handling course within the last 12 months - or you are willing to complete one with Newcross Healthcare
  • Access to a smartphone or device with internet access to manage your rotas and payslips on our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

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.

Based in Staplegrove Road, our branch is just a short distance from Taunton train station.

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

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will be sure 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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