Care Assistant - Weston-Super-Mare
Our recently-opened Weston-super-Mare branch is recruiting several experienced Care Assistants to join the team working in Weston-Super-Mare, Churchill, Winscombe, Congresbury and surrounding areas.The Carer RoleYou will be working in local nursing homes, residential homes and care homes delivering essential care to residents in a compassionate and caring manner. It's essential you're committed to upholding our vision of excellence in care, which means promoting wellbeing while protecting each person's dignity.As a naturally caring and compassionate person, you will play an essential part in delivering great quality, person-centred care to every service user you encounter. This means recognising the capabilities of each person and seeing them as more than just a care plan.Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and enabling clients to participate in their favourite activities.Unlike an agency care job, you will enjoy a permanent contract plus a flexible working routine that means you can work when you choose.You will need to be able to travel to our Weston-super-Mare centre and to different client locations, so your own transport is desirable.Newcross PerksCompetitive salary, paid hourly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsRecommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referralOne-to-one relationship with a local line manager 24 hour support through dedicated central team, 365 days a yearWhy Should You Apply?Treating our staff well is at the centre of what we do. At Newcross we hire permanent staff, and with over 200 training courses on offer, we help them develop. It is important for us to provide stability to our people, we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving them the security of a steady income.Person SpecificationYou will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months previous paid care experience in the UK and suitable referee contact details to apply for this vacancy. You will also need a valid certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course.If you have an NVQ 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 application.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.