Care Assistant

Locations
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Branch name
Coventry
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.47 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is looking for Care Assistants to provide excellent care and support to our service users living in Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Warwick and the surrounding area.

If you're looking for a new role and feel like you'd be interested in working for Newcross Healthcare, one of Britain's leading providers of care, carry on reading!

A true passion for delivering person-centred care

Newcross Healthcare are looking to recruit experienced Care Assistants to deliver the best levels of care and support to our service users in Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Warwick and surroundings.

Our Coventry branch are based at The Cobalt Centre in Middlemarch Business Park, close to Arden University and Coventry Airport.

The Care Position

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks
  • Aiding with any clinical requirements
  • Helping with their development
  • Build strong relationships with service users, family members and encourage new friendships
  • Encouraging integration and participation within the local community
  • Any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living


Our ideal candidate will be a dedicated and compassionate healthcare professional who will uphold our philosophy of excellent care and with a focus on personal care plans to aid in improving the lives of our service users.

If you have a NVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Our Requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employment 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 smart phone/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 your rotas and timesheets on our app, HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

Key Features

  • Salary of up to £12.47/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Perks at Work - Access to around 30,000 discounts at high street stores
  • 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 field team leader

At Newcross Healthcare, you can choose to work full or part time hours to fit around you, minimum hours are guaranteed, providing you with a flexible income and the comfort of a healthy work-life balance.

Additionally, we've launched a unique pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', allowing healthcare staff to access 'same day pay' via our app HealthForceGo where you can decide when you want to be paid. Simply submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!

Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will have the chance to improve their skills with a range of free training programmes, earned through credits as you work.

These include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Dementia Care, Medication Administration, plus more.

Join Newcross today!

We now offer video interviewing to make your life easier! Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

If you cannot apply online, please call us on 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