Care Assistant

Locations
Witney, Oxfordshire
Branch name
Swindon
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to
Up to £13.07 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is a trusted organisation that provides expert healthcare professionals to work in local care and nursing establishments. We are currently seeking Care Assistants in Witney, Faringdon and the surrounding areas, work full or part time hours with all the security of a permanent contract and a minimum guaranteed hours with us.

Newcross Healthcare currently have job vacancies in Witney, Faringdon and the surrounding areas, for Care Assistants to join our team. We are looking for professional, dedicated and enthusiastic professionals who can offer commitment to deliver high quality care to our clients.

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 best quality care that they

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.

Work flexible hours of your choice, determine your own rota and take advantage of free, ongoing training in your local area (FREE through our work credits). Previous experience in Dementia care is highly desirable for this role.

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 healthcare worker at Newcross, you will be supported 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 will be employed on a permanent contract, with minimum guaranteed hours to ensure the security and peace of mind of a steady income. What's more, you'll be able to work regular or flexible hours, including days, nights and weekends - whatever suits you and your commitments.

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