Care Assistant

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Waterford
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newcross Healthcare has been providing exemplary care staff to nursing homes, hospitals and people in their own homes for over 21 years. Our reputation for providing high quality staff continues to grow in the health sector and as such we are looking to expand our team.

Great care makes a difference every day to the well being of our clients and we're seeking experienced Care Assistants (HCAs) to join our team working in Hertford and the surrounding areas of Hertfordshire through our Stevenage branch.

The Position

Working as a Newcross carer means you'll be working to improve and support the quality of life and well-being of individuals you encounter. This could involve a range of tasks such as assisting with washing, dressing, toileting, meal times, accessing the community and other general activities that enable clients to receivean excellent standard of care.

Work flexible hours of your choice, choose your own rota and take advantage of free, ongoing training in your local area (FREE through our work credits).

In order to ensure you always have enough work, you should be willing to travel around the local surrounding areas. Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential.

The Benefits
  • Salary up to £12.46/hr
  • Weekly pay including holiday pay
  • Free uniform upon joining (limited time offer!)
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) for a limited time
  • Free training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Online account area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
Why Join Us?

At Newcross we value great carers. We'll provide you with a permanent contract, a guaranteed minimum hours, plus the flexibility to design your own rota and work shifts that suit your availability. Work full or part time, days or nights, it's entirely your choice!

You will promoteservice users independence and protect their dignity through a kind and compassionate approach to personal care.

Plus - we'll help you to continue your professional development, offering free access to over 200 training courses - earned through credits as you work.

Your Local Team

We supply healthcare professionals to local care establishments up to a 30 mile radius of Hereford so we always recommend you have use of your own vehicle however if you can travel to different locations it isn't mandatory.

Person Specification

To be considered for this care assistant vacancy, you'll need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous professional care experience in the UK and at least 2 referees, one of whom can comment on your clinical ability.

You could be required to travel up to 30 minutes to reach client locations, so access to your own transport is desirable.

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If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.