Care Assistant - Wirral
Do you want to be part of a successful expanding team with a company that values your professional worth? We have several flexible vacancies for experienced Healthcare Assistants (HCA) working full or part time hours in a variety of exceptional nursing, residential and specialist care homes throughout the Southport and Merseyside region. We are currently looking to recruit staff who can complete shifts in Wirral and the surrounding areas. The Care Assistant RoleNewcross relies on the commitment and dedication of our employees to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we care for. We take pride in the quality of our care, so we're looking for experienced care assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.You will play an essential role in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and assisting with activities as required.You will be a permanent member of the healthcare team responsible for bringing the Newcross standard of care to every individual we care for. This is a flexible role and means you could be working for more than one home in the local area on a part time or full time basis, allowing the opportunity to tailor your rota to suit family and other commitments.If you share our values of protecting dignity, promoting well-being and working in a person-centred manner at all times, this could be the job for you.Due to the location of our clients, access to your own transport is preferable.BenefitsSalary of up to £11.53/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractAgreed mileage payments for some clientsDBS check cost refunded after initial joining periodUniform and training available free through credits earned as you work24 hour support through dedicated central teamLocal line manager and branch supportOnline Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookingsRecommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referralWhy Should You Apply?As a nurse or care employee of Newcross, expect job satisfaction that goes beyond other nursing agencies. Our nursing and care assistant jobs come with peace-of-mind as our staff are employed on a permanent basis and with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you. RequirementsRight to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee 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 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsA certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or willing to book onto a course with NewcrossIf you have an NVQ2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a care assistant job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.Click the Apply Now button to begin your applicationIf 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.