Care Assistant

Locations
Chelmsford, Essex
Branch name
Colchester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.78 per hour
Do you want to work as a Care Assistant for a large, trusted organisation that truly cares about you and your professional development? We can offer same day pay with Flexi Pay, hundreds of training courses and flexible working arrangements.

Newcross Healthcare is hiring in Chelmsford and the surroundings.

Applicants will need to have three months' professional experience before applying to this role.

Keep reading to find out what we're looking for…

Newcross Healthcare is looking to expand our team of healthcare professionals

Newcross Healthcare is looking for experienced Care Assistants to provide care and support to our service users in Chelmsford and the surrounding areas.

Your New Role

As a Care Assistant, your daily tasks could include; dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose.

You will be playing an important role in enabling our service users to live fulfilling lives, engaging in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.

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
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months (or you are willing to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross course)
  • You will need access to a smart device to access your rotas and timesheets on our mobile app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory

Newcross Perks

  • Salary of up to £11.78 per hour including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • 24-hour clinical support through a dedicated central team
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers

Key Features

At Newcross Healthcare, you can choose to work full or part time hours to fit around you, minimum hours are guaranteed, providing you with a flexible income and the comfort of a healthy work-life balance.

Additionally, we've launched a unique pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', allowing healthcare staff to access 'same day pay' via our app HealthForceGo 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!

Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will have the chance to improve their skills with a range of free training programmes, earned through credits as you work. These include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Dementia Care, Medication Administration, plus more.

Join our Colchester branch today! We are located at 37 Crouch Street, near Colchester Town train station

We've recently introduced video interviewing, as applicants are finding it much more convenient and more enjoyable. Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

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.