Care Assistant

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Sittingbourne
Posted
06 Nov 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Ref
1327797789
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Join our friendly team today!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Sittingbourne, Sheerness and the surrounding areas.

Role

As a Care Assistant, you will provide care and support to our service users with a variety of important daily living tasks. These can vary but will include personal care, clinical requirements, social integration activities and any additional services needs.

You will benefit from our

interview via video call! Rather than having to travel to an interview, you will be able to talk from the comfort of your own home.

Flexi Pay!

This new app feature gives healthcare staff the chance to access an advance of up to 50% of the value of their shifts within the same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Perks

  • Salary of up to £11.78/hr including holiday pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Flexi Pay - up to 50% of the value of your shifts within the same day
  • Perks at Work - 30,000 discounts in high street retailers nationwide
  • Ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • 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


Join us!

  • Flexible hours with different shifts to choose from
  • Perks at Work - 30,000 discounts in high street retailers nationwide
  • Free specialised training programs nationwide


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 within the last 3 years
  • 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

Train with us!

Newcross provides you with the opportunity to develop your existing skill set with a wide range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics covered include Basic Life Support, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, Epilepsy, BSL or Makaton,

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

If you encounter any issues when applying 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.

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