Care Assistant

Locations
Durham, County Durham
Branch name
Durham
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.39 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to provide care to our service users in Durham and the surrounding areas. Take advantage a free DBS check, free uniform, ongoing training programs and earn up to £11.39 per hour.

Located in the historic city of Durham, Newcross Healthcare's Durham branch is based at Aire House, just off the A1 and a short distance from the River Wear.

Change someone's life today!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Care Assistants to provide care to our service users in Durham and the surrounding areas.

You will be responsible for providing our service users with asssistance completing personal care tasks, clinical needs, social activities and any other additional services needed.

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What will I get?

  • Salary of up to £11.39/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Free ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 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 designated field team leader

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Additional benefits include:

  • Flexible hours across weekdays, weekends and nights!
  • We have a wide range of free training programs covering a range of topics such as Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more!

  • A Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts!

  • Have access to our new HealthForceGo® app feature, Flexi Pay allowing you to receive an advance of up to 50% of money earned during completed shifts (includes weekends and bank holidays)

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What will I need?

  • 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 certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to book on to a Newcross course
  • You will need access to a smartphone, 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 via our mobile app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable

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.

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

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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.