Care Assistant

Locations
Sudbury, Suffolk
Branch name
Ipswich
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to
£11.30 per hour
We are growing our team of care assistants in Sudbury and the surrounding areas as part of our Ipswich branch team. Receive a free uniform and DBS check for a limited time!

Newcross Healthcare is looking to recruit dedicated and experienced Care Assistants to deliver high-quality care to support our clients in Sudbury area through our friendly Ipswich branch.

Join us today and receive a free criminal record (DBS) check and free uniform as a welcoming gift (limited time only!)

The Position:

Newcross Healthcare has been providing excellent quality care staff to nursing homes, hospitals and people in their own homes for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on employing only the very best, experienced care staff and ensuring our clients receive the highest quality person-centred care.

You should have at least 3 months experience in a similar role within a UK care environment, be committed to quality of care, promoting client independence and improving well-being.

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

We offer care to clients in a variety of environments including hospitals, care homes, nursing homes and supported living, so it's essential you have experience in at least one of these settings. Experience of caring for those with dementia is also highly desirable.

Take advantage of flexible, agency-style working that fits around your needs but gives you all the benefits of a permanent contract, guaranteed hours and free ongoing training (earned as you work).

Ideally we are seeking car drivers for this position, however we also have vacancies available in areas reachable by public transport - so if you're willing to travel locally, we'd love to hear from you.

The Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £11.30 /hr with weekly pay, incl. holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Free uniform upon joining for a limited time
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) for a limited time
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Training available free through credits earned as you work
  • 24 hour support through dedicated central team, 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

Why Newcross?

Treating our staff well is 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.

We offer all of our healthcare professionals the opportunity to work on a flexible basis, with all the security of a minimum guaranteed hours and a steady income. Meaning you can work regular or ad-hoc days or nights, and vary your schedule to suit your family and home life.

The Local Branch

You can find your local branch on Crown Street, on the edge of Ipswich City Centre. We provide first class HCAs, Nurses and Support Workers to a variety of surrounding towns, from Bury St Edmunds to Diss, Saxmundham, Felixstowe and everywhere in-between.

Person Specification

You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months previous paid care experience in the UK and suitable referee contact details to apply for this vacancy.

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
    14/11/2017
  • Closing Date
    14/11/2018