Care Assistant - Colwyn Bay
Newcross Healthcare are looking for experienced Care Assistants (HCA) to uphold our philosophies and provide first class care to clients in and around the Colwyn Bay and Abergele areas including Conwy, Deganwy, Llandudno and Llanwrt through our friendly, local branch.This 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 to accommodate family commitments or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it's your choice.The PositionThrough your kind and compassionate approach, you will build professional relationships with clients, providing companionship as well as day-to-day care. You will play a vital role 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 service users to participate in their favourite activities.It's essential you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Healthcare Assistants.As a naturally compassionate person, you will play an essential part in delivering great quality, person-centred care to every individual you encounter. This means recognising the capabilities of the person, promoting their dignity at all times and seeing them as more than just a care plan.Ideally we are seeking car drivers for this position, however we also have vacancies available in areas reachable by public transport - so if you're willing to travel locally, we'd love to hear from you.Newcross PerksSalary of up to £11.96/hr, paid weekly incl. holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractAgreed mileage payments for some clientsFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workCriminal 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 supportRecommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referralWhy 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. You will needThe right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home 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 jobs.A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or be willing to book onto a Newcross courseIf you have an NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a care assistant job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.Click the Apply Now button to being 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.