Complex Care Assistant - Young Adults - Portsmouth
Newcross is recruiting for several professional and experienced care assistants to work in the Portsmouth area, as a member of our Complex Care team. We have shifts in various locations within the city centre and outlying towns, such as Fareham, Gosport, Waterlooville, Hayling Island and Havant. Rotas will be based on long days and nights, plus shifts before and after school times.The PositionYou will be providing essential care and support to young adults whom require support to live independently at home. It is essential that you are able to work in a professional and compassionate nature with both the service user and their family groups.Previous experience in home ventilation is desirable, however we do offer full and comprehensive training. We provide nurse-led training, tailor made to each client's unique care plans, to ensure you always have the correct skill sets.You will need to have suitable experience with physical disabilities, as you will be making use of moving and handling equipment such as hoists.The ideal candidate will be an experienced Care Assistant, with the drive to expand their knowledge base to deliver first class complex care to clients.The BenefitsUp to £15.04/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent contract with guaranteed, flexible hours that suit youFree criminal record check (DBS) upfrontFree uniform upon joiningRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referralOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsLocal line manager and branch support team24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearFree ongoing training and development with experienced nurses through our work credits schemeIt 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.Our clients require care at all times of the day and night, so there is the opportunity to build a rota that suits you.The CompanyNewcross Healthcare provides high quality, complex care in the home, to clients with a range of complex healthcare needs. From spinal injury, to brain injury; degenerative conditions, to congenital disease, through its nurse-led, tailored approach it provides the support clients need to manage their condition and maintain the lifestyle they choose.Since 1996, Newcross has been providing unrivalled, outstanding quality care in clients own homes. Newcross takes pride in offering a truly personalised care and support service developed to enrich the care receivers' life and help them to lead the most independent and fulfilling life possible.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.Your own transport is preferred for this position, but not essential. You must be willing to travel via public transport if you do not have access to your own vehicle.We have branches in both Chichester and Southampton, so you can opt to interview in either of these.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.