Care Assistant

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Orpington
Posted
06 Nov 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Ref
1327798504
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We want carers like you to join our team!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Care Assistants to care for our service users living within Orpington, Biggin Hill and the surrounding areas.

Why join our Newcross team?

  • Flexible full time and part time hours available with weekday, night and weekend shifts to choose from
  • Perks at Work - 30,000 discounts in high street retailers nationwide
  • Free specialised training programs earned through credits earned as you work


Position

As a Care Assistant, you will care for our service users with a variety of daily living activities and ensure that they are able to live as independently as possible. You will assist with personal care, clinical requirements, social integration activities and any additional services 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.

Develop your skill set!

Train with us and access a variety of free specialised training programs through credits earned as you work. We cover different topics such as Basic Life Support, Dementia Care, Epilepsy, Medication Administration, PEG, End of Life Care and many more.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £11.78/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform

  • 24-hour clinical support through a dedicated central team and clinical governance
  • Ongoing training and development available free through credits earned as you work
  • 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 from a clinical supporting team, line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader


Role 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 place of work, 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 with many packages of care having agreed mileage payments

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.

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 are committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing contained within this job advertisement is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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