Care Assistant

Locations
Ipswich, Suffolk
Branch name
Ipswich
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.78 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 provide outstanding care to our users living in Ipswich, Kesgrave, Great Blakenham, Clayton, Hadleigh, Martlesham, Wickham Market and Woodbridge.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

Newcross Healthcare is looking to expand our team of healthcare professionals and you could be next to join us!

We are currently recruiting for dedicated Care Assistants to work across Ipswich, Kesgrave, Great Blakenham, Clayton, Hadleigh, Martlesham, Wickham Market and Woodbridge.

Your Local Team

Our team works tirelessly to provide the region with the highest quality of healthcare professionals to assist those in need of outstanding care and support.

Our Ipswich branch is based at Crown House in Crown Street, just a short distance from Ipswich Hospital and Ipswich train station.

The Care Role

As a Care Assistant, your daily tasks could include; dressing, washing, toileting and enabling our service users to live their daily lives as they choose.

You will be playing an important role in enabling our service users to live fulfilling lives, engaging in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.

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 (or you are willing to complete one with Newcross Healthcare)
  • Access to a smartphone/device, with internet access to manage your rotas and timesheets via our HealthForceGo app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable

The Benefits

  • Salary of up to £11.78/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
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Interview via video call - you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home without having to travel to an interview

You will also benefit from our new FlexiPay feature on our HealthForceGo app, where you can decide when you want to be paid. Simply submit your timesheet by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!

Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to develop their current skill set with a variety of free training programmes, earned through credits as you work.

Begin your journey with us today!

If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities for all.