Care Assistant - HCA

Location: Great Blakenham
Branch: Ipswich
Type: Healthcare
Contract Type: Permanent
Status: Full Time, Part Time
Salary: Up to £11.30 per Hour

Our growing Ipswich care team is working with several nursing home and care home clients in the local Great Blakenham and Claydon areas of Suffolk and we now have several care assistant jobs in our team.

 Unlike an agency care job you, we'll offer you a permanent contract, guaranteed hours and the support of a local line manager, but with all the flexibility you need to fit your work in around other commitments.

 The Position:

 You will be supporting service users and residents with their daily lives, ensuring they are able to live life in a fulfilling way. This could include a range of tasks such as assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and other general activities that allow clients to live their live the way they choose.

 A compassionate and dedicated approach to personal care makes an incredible difference to people’s lives. That is why we are seeking only the most caring individuals to fill this role.

 You should be willing to travel locally to reach client locations, with access to your own vehicle desirable.

 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 Should You Apply?

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. 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.

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. You will also need a valid certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course.

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: 21/06/2017

Closing Date: NA

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For the past 21 years we have been providing outstanding nurse led care at home and highly trained healthcare professionals to the private and public sectors. A nationwide employer, we pride ourselves on providing the highest standards of care to our clients. Contact us today and discover the Newcross way.