Care Assistant

Locations
Darlington, 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!

Newcross Healthcare is looking for seasoned Care Assistants to care for service users in Darlington and the surrounds.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

Looking to improve and advance in your career?

Newcross Healthcare is currently recruiting for experienced Care Assistants to join us in delivering care and support for our service users in Darlington and the local surroundings.

 

The Care Position

 

As a Newcross Care Assistant, you will be:

  • Assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks
  • Aiding with any clinical requirements
  • Helping with development and progression
  • Building relationships with service users and their family members
  • Encouraging integration and participation within the local community and other residents

The ideal candidate will be dedicated and compassionate, who will uphold our caring philosophy with a person-centred focus, whilst promoting the dignity and independence of our service users.

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.

Newcross Perks

  • Salary of up to £11.62/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • 24 hour support through our central team and clinical governance
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral
  • Flexible hours - choose full or part time hours to suit your commitments
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients

Flexi Pay

You will also be able to access our new FlexiPay feature on our HealthForceGo app, where you can decide when you want to be paid.

Just submit your timesheet by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day.

Development at Newcross

At Newcross Healthcare we value all of our employees and strive on providing clear career progression through a variety of over 200 training courses to ensure that our team always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learning new skills.

Some of these include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, plus more.

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 place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • A certification confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to book on to a Newcross Healthcare course
  • Access to a smartphone or 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 submit your timesheets and manage your rotas via our mobile app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory

Your Local Team

Our friendly Durham branch is based at Aire House in Mandale Business Park, near the River Wear and just off the A1 road.

Apply today with Newcross Healthcare

We now offer video interviewing to make your life easier! Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can speak with us from the comfort of your own home.

If you cannot apply online, please call us on 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