Care Assistant - Plymouth

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Plymouth
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Newcross Care Assistant with our Plymouth team, you will take pride in giving the best possible quality of care to clients in a nursing or residential home setting in the Plymouth area. Newcross hires permanent staff, with options to work flexible day, night or weekend hours to suit family and home life.The Job RoleYour care will help to support life activities, enabling people to live as independently as possible. You will assist with the care of dementia clients, occasionally exerting challenging behaviour. Care could include assistance with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care, domestic tasks and any activities that enable individuals to live their life in the way they choose.The Benefits:Salary of up to £13.53/hr paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractFree criminal record check (DBS) for a limited timeFree uniform for a limited timeAgreed mileage payments for most clientsTraining and development available free through credits earned as you workRecommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch support based in PlymouthOnline Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookingsWhy 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. The local branchOur Plymouth branch is based at Rhin House on William Prance Road near Derriford Hospital which acts as the primary 1000 bed teaching hospital for both Devon and Cornwall.Person SpecificationWe are looking for individuals who can be flexible with their availability, with regular and short notice shifts on offer. Having a driving license and access to your own vehicle would be beneficial, as you could be required to travel.You'll need the right to live and work in the UK, plus previous professional care experience within a UK setting.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.

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