Care Assistant - Days - Bristol
Our business relies on the commitment and dedication of our employees to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we care for. We take pride in the quality of our care, so we're looking for experienced care assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.We are recruiting for a dedicated and experienced Care Assistant to work regular Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday day shifts in the local area through our friendly Bristol branch.The PositionWe take pride in the quality of our care, so we're looking for an experienced individual with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.You will play an essential part in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and assisting with activities as required.You will promote the independence of service users, enabling them to live fulfilling lives, partaking in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, friends, visitors and other residents.The BenefitsSalary of up to £13.07/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hoursFree training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch support team based in BristolRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral Why 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 ensure you are able to meet your guaranteed hours, you should be willing to travel to a variety of client locations within Bristol and the surrounding towns. Access to your own vehicle is desired.Person SpecificationIn order to apply for this vacancy, you will need to meet the following requirements:Right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsA certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a Newcross courseClick the Apply Now button to begin your applicationIf 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.