Care Assistant - Ashington
We are currently seeking experienced Care Assistants to work with our clients in Ashington, Morpeth and surrounding areas through our local Newcastle branch. You will be caring for our clients in care, nursing and residential homes throughout the local area.The RoleAs 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.Flexible shift work allows you the opportunity to manage your own hours, tailored to fit around family and other commitments.The BenefitsSalary 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 referralLocal line manager and branch support based in NewcastleWhy should you apply?Our staff are 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.RequirementsYou should have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years. Referee 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 course.NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferableClick 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.