Care Assistant

Locations
Hastings, East Sussex
Branch name
Eastbourne
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.68 per hour
Are you looking for a new and exciting care role? Newcross Healthcare are currently looking for professional Care Assistants to provide support to our users living in Hastings, St Leonards-on-Sea, Battle, Rye, Winchelsea and the surrounding areas of East Sussex. Join today and come take advantage of our flexible work shifts, exclusive training programmes, free uniform and DBS check and earn up to £12.68/hr with our competitive salaries.

Join us today!

With Newcross Healthcare, you'll benefit from Flexi Pay, our 'same day pay' app feature, the ability to choose your own hours and a variety of training programmes earned through credits as you work.

We are currently looking to fill a Healthcare Assistant role, to work in Hastings, St Leonards-on-Sea, Battle, Rye, Winchelsea and the surrounding area.

Are you interested?

Your new role

A Newcross Care Assistant is responsible for providing person-centred care and support to our service users, helping with clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living.

Newcross carers do as much as they can to ensure the service user in their care is leading a full and happy life.

Flexible

  • Flexible full and part time hours available across weekday/night and weekend shifts to suit!

  • Benefit from our flexible pay feature Flexi Pay; submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day. (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £12.68/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
  • 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
  • Perks at Work, available to all healthcare staff. Take advantage of 30,000 discounts at around 80 high street retailers!

Skills

This is a great chance for you to improve your skill set with a range of free training programmes available, all provided by Newcross earned through credits as you work. This could include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

What you'll 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 3 years

* A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months (or a willingness to pay for a practical Moving and Handling 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 manage your rota via our homecare app

* Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory.

Apply!

The branch is based on Gildredge Road, next to Eastbourne train station. If you're an experienced care assistant or registered nurse, we could have the job for you.

If for any reason you cannot apply online, please call.

Our recruitment process is tailored to suit you. We interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed. Plus, you won't have to travel for miles!