Care Assistant - Durham
Newcross Healthcare is looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Care Assistants 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 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 assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and other general activities that will enable clients to live a more fulfilling live. It is essential that you display a genuine and caring approach to healthcare. Due to client locations, you will also need access to your own vehicle. The Benefits: Salary 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 criminial record check refunded after initial periodFree uniform and training through credits earned as you workOnline 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 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 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 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.