Care Assistant

Locations
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Branch name
Peterborough
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.47 per hour
Do you want to work as a Care Assistant for a large, trusted organisation that cares about you and your professional development? We offer same day pay, hundreds of training courses, flexible working rotas and more! Newcross is hiring in Huntingdon, St. Neots, Ramsey, Cambridge and the surrounding areas. You will need to have three months experience before applying to this role. Keep reading to see what we're looking for…

Do you want to join a friendly and welcoming team?

Our friendly branch are located in Broadway Court, close to Peterborough museum and train station

Newcross Healthcare are looking to recruit experienced Care Assistants to join the team delivering high-quality care and support to our service users living across Huntingdon, St. Neots, Ramsey, Cambridge and the surroundings.

The Care Role

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.

Benefit from:

  • Salary of up to £12.47 per hour 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
  • Interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral
  • 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.

Your 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.

Flexible rotas:

Working for Newcross Healthcare provides flexibility with your rota, where you can choose full or part time hours to fit around your schedule, all with the security of a permanent job with guaranteed hours and a local line manager.

We have various shifts available from long days and nights, to evenings and weekends, and within many different care environments.

Our Essential Requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous care experience in a similar role or environment
  • Certification in a practical Moving and Handling course completed within the last 12 months
  • Referee contacts to validate your previous clinical experience
  • You will need 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 manage and submit your timesheets via our mobile app

Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but is not essential.

Join today!

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.