Care Assistant

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Launceston
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Ref
1325327816
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Plymouth branch is located on the south Devon coast and provides the South Devon and North Cornwall region with qualified nurses, care workers and care assistants.

Are you looking for a chance to make a change?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Launceston, Saltash and the surrounding areas.

What will I do?

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

Flexi Pay!

Our new and exclusive app feature allows our healthcare staff to access up to 50% of the value of their shifts within the same day (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

What will I benefit from?

  • Salary of up to £14.11/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
  • Free ongoing training and development programs earned through credits as you work
  • 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


Skills & Development

Newcross offers you the chance to develop your exisitng skill set with a wide range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics covered will include Basic Life Support, Medication Administration, Epilepsy, Dementia Care, Epilepsy and many more.

What will I need?

  • 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 a willingness to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross course)
  • 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.


Our branch

Our Plymouth branch is located on the south Devon coast and provides the South Devon and North Cornwall region with qualified nurses, care workers and care assistants. 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.

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.

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