Care Assistant - Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcross Healthcare has several flexible vacancies for experienced Care Assistants to work full or part time hours throughout the Tyne and Wear area in; Newcastle, Gateshead, Tynemouth, Wallsend, Jarrow, Low Fell, Tyneside and the surrounding towns through our local Newcastle branch. Due to the location of our clients, you will need access to a car and a full drivers licence.The Care Assistant Job RoleThis is a permanent job with the flexibility to work short or long day shifts, nights or weekends or a combination of these. You can vary your rota during term time to accommodate a child's school routine or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it's your choice.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 enabling clients to participate in their favourite activities.We can offer youSalary of up to £11.14/hr, paid weekly including holiday payFree uniform & 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 yearRecommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referralWe 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.Why Newcross?In our 21 years experience we've developed a rigorous recruitment system to ensure only the best people join the Newcross team; we've innovated our IT systems to ensure a seamless, efficient service to all clients; and we've achieved three international ISO awards for our quality processes, environmental policies and IT security. RequirementsRight 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 jobsNVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferableMoving and handling training - gained or renewed within the last 12 monthsClick 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.