Support Worker - Inverness

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Inverness
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Newcross Healthcare are seeking Support Workers to provide essential care and assistance to our service users in Inverness, Nairn, Dingwall and the surrounding areas through our local branch.Full training and support will be provided, but you will need to be willing to work in a variety of environments.It is essential that you are dedicated to promoting the well-being and quality of life of each individual you care for. This means recognising the capabilities of each person, championing their needs and seeing them as more than a care plan.Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.Join the team today and be welcomed with free uniform and PVG when you start.The RoleNewcross relies on the commitment and dedication of our employees to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we care for. We take pride in the quality of our care, so we're looking for experienced care assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.You will encourage and support clients in their day-to-day lives, championing their needs and enabling them to live more fulfilling lives. You will be providing care that supports life activities, enabling people to live as independently as possible, whilst providing essential support with washing, dressing, personal care and meal times.If you take pride in giving the best possible care that enhances the well-being and quality of life of every individual you care for, we can offer you flexible shifts that fit around your family or other job commitments.Newcross Support BenefitsCompetitive salary upto £13.83, paid hourly including holiday payPermanent contract with guaranteed, flexible hours that suit youWeekly pay - delivered accurately and on timeFree criminal record check (PVG) upfrontFree uniform upon joiningAgreed mileage expenses 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 yearFree ongoing training and development with experienced nurses through our work credits schemeWhy Newcross?
Newcross healthcare value all of our employees and wish for all to have clear career progression because of this (unlike any other 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.Role RequirementsThe 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 jobsSSSC registered or you must be able to commit to registering when you join our teamSVQ2 in Health and Social Care (highly preferable)Your Local BranchLocated in the UK's most northern city, Newcross Healthcare's Inverness branch is based at 16-18 Bank Street, a short walk from Inverness train station, just by the river.Inverness has a strong healthcare background due to it being the home of the Centre for Health Science (CfHS) and the Diabetes Institute.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application!If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions are committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing contained within this job advertisement is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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