Care Assistant - Personalised Care

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Slough
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1325332729
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for a change in your career?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking compassionate Care Assistants to care for our service users living with complex care needs living in their own homes in Slough and the surrounding areas.

What is Flexi Pay?

With our exclusive 'same day pay' service healthcare staff have the chance to withdraw up to 50% of the value of their shifts by submitting their timesheets before 5pm! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

What makes Newcross different?

With us, you will enjoy having exclusive access to a minimum hours guarantee, free specialised training programs earned through credits as you work and organised rotas set up in advance to suit you and your ongoing needs.

Position

As a Care Assistant, you will provide life-enhancing care and support to our service users with a variety of complex care needs. You will provide assistance with personal care, medication support, posture care, clinical requirements, social activities and any additional services required.

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!

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 rotas and timesheets on our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not mandatory


Benefits include

  • Salary of up to £13.62/hr including holiday pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Permanent flexible contract
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour clinical support through a dedicated central team
  • 30,000 discounts in retailers within the UK


Training and Development!

Working with us, enables you to access a variety of free training programs earned through credits as you work and covering topics such as Basic Life Support, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, Epilepsy, End of Life Care and many more.

Further opportunities are available for staff to study towards a variety of National vocational qualifications (NVQ/SVQ).

Your local branch is based at 62-63 South Street, just a short distance from both Chichester Cathedral and Chichester train station.

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 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 for all.

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