Care Assistant - Chard
We are seeking experienced Care Assistants to work in Chard and the surrounding local towns, operating through our Taunton branch. We have a range of shifts available including days, nights and weekends, manage your own schedule to get the right work life balance to suit you.There has never been a better time to join Newcross in a full or part time caring position as you will be welcomed to the team with a free DBS check free uniform and pay rates of up to £13.27/hr.As we have some rural client locations and varying shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.The Caring RoleYou will be involved in ensuring that each resident obtains a high standard of care that accommodates their personal care plan. Personal care could include: washing, dressing and toileting. You must be confident in your ability to provide life-enhancing care that protects the dignity of the client and is in line with their personalised care plan.Shift patterns can vary to include both part time and full time work as well as providing flexible rotas to suit any commitments that you may have.This is a flexible role meaning that you could be potentially working for a number of homes in Chard and the local areas. It is desirable that you have access to your own vehicle as there are a number of clients that are located in rural locations.Why should you choose Newcross?Newcross Healthcare value all of our employees and wish for all to have clear career progression because of this (unlike an agency) we offer over 200 training courses to ensure that our employees always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learn new skills and develop and progress further in their career. 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, with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you.Successful candidates will benefit fromFree criminal record check (DBS) for a limited timeSalary of up to £13.27/hr, paid weekly including holiday payFree training earned through credits as you workFree uniform for a limited timeAgreed mileage payments for most clientsRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referralOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsLocal line manager and branch support team24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearTo apply for this role you will needThe right 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 jobsA certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or are willing to book on to a Newcross courseIf you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.Your Local BranchNewcross Healthcare's Taunton branch provides nurses, care assistants and support workers to the Somerset region.The branch is located on Staplegrove Road, close to Taunton train station and is a short drive from Musgrove Hospital.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.