Care Assistant - Harrogate
We are currently seeking dedicated Care Assistants with at least 3 months experience to work in a variety of care settings including nursing and care homes in Harrogate, Ripon and the surrounding towns working through our Leeds branch.Working for Newcross is entirely flexible, work full or part time hours, choose your rota to fit around your life with the security of a permanent job with guaranteed hours, we have a range of shifts available from long days and nights to evenings and weekends.Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.Your Care RoleEvery Newcross Care Assistant makes a difference in the lives of the patients they encounter, through their compassionate and sensitive approach, but also their ability to deliver the highest quality person-centred care. This could involve a range of tasks such as assisting with washing, dressing, toileting, meal times, accessing the community and other general activities that enable clients to receive an excellent standard of care. Each client has a unique and personalised care plan suited to their individual needs; it is essential that you are confident delivering personal care on a case-by-case basis.For a limited time receive free uniform and DBS when you start with Newcross.Why Join the Newcross Team?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.As a Successful candidate, You will benefit from:Competitive salary up to £11.96/hr, including holiday payAgreed mileage payments for most clientsFree DBS and uniform upon joiningRecommend 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 need:The 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 course.If you have an NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a care assistant job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.The Local BranchYour local branch is located at 14 Kings Street, Leeds, LS1 2HL. We operate in various locations around the city and the surrounding local towns. For any queries regarding the role do not hesitate to contact the team at .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.