Care Assistant - Washington
Newcross Healthcare is looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Healthcare Assistants who are committed to delivering high-quality care to support our care and nursing home clients in Washington, Birtley, Chester-le-street and surrounding areas area through our friendly branch.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.The BenefitsSalary up to £11.14/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hoursFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCost of criminal record check 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 referral Person SpecificationWe take pride in the high quality care that Newcross provides to it's service users, so it essential that you are committed to delivering only the very best, person-centred care.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 to be considered for this role.You will also need a valid certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course.The Local BranchYour local branch is based in Durham, just off the A1 and a short distance from the River Wear. We cover areas from Middlesbrough and Darlington up along the Durham Heritage Coast to Sunderland, Chester-le-Street and everywhere in-between.Click 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.