Care Assistant

Locations
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Branch name
Swindon
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to
Up to £13.07 per hour
We have several job vacancies for experienced Care Assistants to work with our clients in Chippenham, Devises, Melksham, Calne, Corsham, Malmesbury, Lyneham, Dauntsey and the surrounding areas through our Swindon branch. Join our fantastic team of carers, earn up to £13.07/hr and work regular or flexible hours of your choice.

Newcross currently have several Care Assistant / HCA vacancies for experienced carers to work in Chippenham, Devises, Melksham, Calne, Corsham, Malmesbury, Lyneham, Dauntsey and the surrounding areas through our locall Swindon branch.

We are proud to have provided excellent quality care staff to nursing homes, hospitals and service users in their own homes for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on employing only the very best, experienced healthcare staff and ensuring our clients receive the highest quality, person-centred care.

The Position:

You will play an essential part in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each service user in your care. Daily tasks may include aiding them with personal tasks like washing and dressing, meal times and enabling them to participate in their favourite activities.

It's important you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis with service users or within a small team of Healthcare Assistants / wider MDT teams based in nursing or residential homes.

Work full or part time hours of your choosing with all the security of a permanent contract and minimum guaranteed hours.

The Benefits

  • Salary of up to £13.07/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours
  • Free training and uniform through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year

Why Should You Apply?

As a Newcross HCA, we will support you in your professional development with access to over 200 training courses and the ongoing expertise of our clinical governance and learning and development teams.

You are entitled to a permanent contract with minimum guaranteed hours, giving you the security and peace of mind of a steady income. Plus you'll be able to work regular or flexible hours, including days, nights and weekends - it's your choice.

The Local Branch:

Opened in April 2014, our Swindon branch has boosted local opportunities for healthcare professionals across the Wiltshire and Oxfordshire areas, as well as providing hospitals, care homes and nursing establishments' access to exceptional staff that really care about what they do.

You'll find us at Holbrook House, a short distance from Swindon train station and within the town centre.

Person Specification:

To apply for this position, you will need the right to live and work in the UK, previous professional experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years and referee contact details to include a manager or supervisor who can comment on your clinical ability.

You will also need 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.

A NVQ2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care and access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential.

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.

  • Posted on
    12/01/2018
  • Closing Date
    12/01/2019