Care Assistant

Locations
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Branch name
Peterborough
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.23 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to care for our service users in Huntingdon, St. Neots, Ramsey, Cambridge and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of a free DBS check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £12.23 per hour and ongoing training programs.

Based on the second floor of Broadway Court, our local branch is a short walk from Peterborough train station.

Make a positive difference to someone's life today!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to care for our service users in Huntingdon, St. Neots, Ramsey, Cambridge and the surrounding areas.

Role Specification

  • 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.

Your role

As a Care Assistant, you will care and support our service users with various important tasks. These will vary and will include personal care, clinical requirements, social activities and any additional services needed.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £12.23/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 available through credits earned as you work
  • Perk at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance made up of lead nurses
  • 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
  • Flexi Pay! Simply 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)

Skills & Opportunities

With Newcross, you will have access to a broad range of free training programs designed to broaden your skill set and enhance your career.

Topics will vary but include Basic Life Support, Medication Administration, Epilepsy, BSL or Makaton and many more.

Based on the second floor of Broadway Court, our local branch is a short walk from Peterborough train station.

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.

Apply Today!

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.