Senior Care Assistant - Durham
Newcross Healthcare is looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Senior Care Assistants / SCAs who are committed to delivering high-quality care to support our clients in the Durham area through our friendly, local branch.The Position: As a Senior HCA / Care Assistant with Newcross, you will have opportunities to work in a range of environments such as nursing, care and residential homes, plus EMI, mental health and supported living environments amongst others. You will be working to protect the dignity and promote the independence of service users; daily tasks might include medication administration, assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and other general activities that will enable clients to live a more fulfilling live.Due to the locations of some clients, it is preferable that you have access to your own vehicle for this role. You will also need to hold a NVQ3 / SVQ3 in Health and Social Care with medication administration certificate.Experience in caring for those living with Dementia is highly desirable.The Benefits:Salary of up to £12.26/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCost of criminal record check (DBS) refunded after initial periodRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referralOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearWhy 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.Requirements You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous paid care experience in the UK and suitable referee contact details, including a manager to comment on your clinical ability, to apply for this vacancy.Click Apply Now 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.