Care Assistant - Personalised Care

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Reading
Posted
09 Nov 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Ref
1325331131
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Want to be a part of a welcoming team?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Care Assistants to care for our service users living with complex care needs in their own homes in Woking, Camberley, Walton-on-Thames, Chertsey, Weybridge and the surrounding areas.

Position

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for caring and supporting service users with a variety of complex needs. Tasks that you will assist with include personal care, medication support, clinical requirements, posture care, meal preparation, social activities and any additional services needed.

Flexi Pay!

This new and exclusive app feature allows healthcare staff to withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift within the same day by submitting your timesheets before 5pm! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Minimum requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a similar care environment within the UK
  • 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
  • Certification to confirm 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, timesheets and payslips via our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not essential


Develop with Newcross!

Successful candidates have the chance to enahance their career by developing their skill set with a variety of free training programs earned through credits as you work. We cover various topics such as Medication Administration, Epilepsy, Dementia Care, End of Life Care, Basic Life Support, Safeguarding Adults and many more.

Benefit from

  • Salary of up to £14.65/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Discounts in a variety of high street retailers nationwide
  • 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 of a local line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader


Why work with our team?

Healthcare staff have the chance to benefit from free specialised training programs earned through credits as you work, a minimum of 20 hours of work guaranteed and set rotas organised up to 4 weeks in advance.

Our 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 working in a supporting 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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