Care Assistant

Newcross Healthcare
07 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is an independent, family-run organisation dedicated to providing quality temporary staffing to hospitals, care homes and nursing homes in the UK.

We are currently have several Care Assistant / HCA vacancies for experienced, dedicated carers to work in Swindon, Royal-Wootton-Bassett, Pewsey and the surrounsing towns as part of our Swindon team.

Join the team today and be welcomed with free uniform and DBS when you start.

Caring Position:

Every Newcross Care Assistant makes a difference in the lives of the patients they encounter, through their compassionate and sensitive approach, but also their ability to deliver the highest quality person-centred care.

Through your promotion of independence, you will encourage and support people in their day-to-day lives, enabling them to live more fulfilling lives. This could include a range of tasks and activities such as personal care, domestic tasks and general activities that allow that individual to live their life in the way they choose.

You will be working in a range of nursing, care and residential homes providing the highest level of care for local service users. It is highly desirable that you have previous experience working with dementia due to our client base in the Swindon area.

Work full or part time hours of your choosing with all the security of a permanent contract and a minimum guaranteed hours with us.

Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.

Perks of Working with Newcross:
  • Salary of up to £13.07/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) upfront
  • Free training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
The Branch:

Opened in April 2014, our Swindon branch has boosted local opportunities for healthcare professionals across the Wiltshire and Oxfordshire areas, as well as providing hospitals, care homes and nursing establishments' access to exceptional staff that really care about what they do.

You'll find us at Holbrook House, a short distance from Swindon train station and within the town centre.

Why Work with Newcross?

Newcross Healthcare value all of our employees and wish for all to have clear career progression because of this (unlike any other agency) we offer over 200 training courses to ensure that our employees always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learn new skills and develop and progress further in their career.

Person Specification:

To apply for this position, you will need the right to live and work in the UK, previous professional experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years and referee contact details to include a manager or supervisor who can comment on your clinical ability.

You will also need a certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course.

A NVQ2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care is desirable, but not essential.

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

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.

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