Female Complex Care Assistant - Christchurch

Newcross Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Newcross Healthcare is looking to recruit a female personal care assistant to support a female client in her own home and with her daily activities during weekends (07:00 - 19:00) in the Christchurch area.The PositionIt is important that you are able to commit to regular hours to support this client and are happy supporting her in a moderately active lifestyle.About our client: "I enjoy music, shopping, going to the cinema and theatre, but I love adventure! Your role will be to be my hands and legs as I cannot move them as I used to. I have full capacity but I don't have a voice, you don't need to speak for me, I just need to communicate through you. I use email and text to communicate with the outside world, but for more immediate communication I use an eye gaze board. Most importantly, your role is to empower me."A genuinely caring approach is essential for this role, as is a commitment to empowering our client to live as independently as possible.Newcross BenefitsSalary of up to £12.61/hr, paid weekly including holiday payFree criminal record check (DBS) upfrontFree uniform upon joiningFree training through credits earned as you workPermanent contract with guaranteed hoursRota managed weekly by local line managerOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearClient-specific inductionWhy 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.To apply for this role you will needThe right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care at home roleReferee contact details for your current place of work, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsFull clean driving licenseExperience of oral medication administrationClick 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.