Care Assistant

Locations
Billingham, County Durham
Branch name
Durham
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.62 per hour
Are you looking for a new job? Perhaps you need a few extra shifts to fit around another position. We don't mind!

NewcrossHealthcare is looking for professional Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Billingham, Stockton-on-tees and the surrounding areas.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

A true passion for delivering person-centred care

We are currently hiring for experienced Care Assistants to join us in delivering expert care and support to our service users within Billingham, Stockton-on-tees and the surrounding locations.

Your local branch are situated at Aire House in Mandale Business Park, just a short drive away from the Durham train station and Cathedral.

The Position

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks
  • Aiding with any clinical requirements
  • Helping with their development
  • Build strong relationships with service users, family members and encourage new friendships
  • Encouraging integration and participation within the local community
  • Any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living


Our ideal candidate will be a dedicated and compassionate healthcare professional who will uphold our philosophy of excellent care and with a focus on personal care plans to aid in improving the lives of our service users.

You will need to have:

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current workplace, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employment in the past 3 years
  • Certification confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross Healthcare
  • Access to a smart phone/device, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to manage your timesheets and rotas on our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not essential

If you have a 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 Newcross Benefits

  • Salary of up to £11.62/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Flexible hours - choose full or part time hours to suit your commitments
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Perks at Work - Access to around 30,000 discounts at high street stores
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance
  • Online Intranet and Smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Support from a clinical supporting team, line manager, in house office support and a field team leader

Training:

This role will also give you great opportunities to develop your skill set with a variety of training programmes, all provided by Newcross earned through credits as you work, including Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, plus more.

Same day pay:

You'll also benefit from Flexi Pay, our 'same day pay' app feature, where you can decide when you want to be paid. Simply submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day, even on bank holidays and weekends!

Apply today!

Our applicants now have access to video interviewing, so rather than having to travel to an interview, they can talk to us from the comfort of their own home.

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will be sure to assist you.

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.