Care Assistant

Locations
Hexham, Northumberland
Branch name
Newcastle
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.39 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to provide outstanding care and support to our service users in Hexham and the surrounding areas. Benefit from free DBS check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £11.39 per hour and ongoing training programs.

Are you proud to care?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Care Assistants to provide outstanding care and support to our service users in Hexham and the surrounding areas.

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!

Skills & Development

Working with Newcross will give you access to over 200 training courses designed to broaden your skill set through credits earned as you work. They cover a range of topics such as Medication Administration, Dementia Care, Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton and many more.

Why work with us?

With Newcross Healthcare, you will take advantage of flexible full time or part time hours to suit your ongoing commitments, our Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts at around 80 high street retailers and our exclusive Flexi Pay feature.

Your role

You will be responsible for ensuring that our service users receive excellent care and support in accordance to their personal care plans. This will include aiding with personal care, clinical needs, social activities and any other additional services needed.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £11.39/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 through credits earned
  • 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- you can decide when you want to be paid. Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!

Your local team is located in Newcastle, based at 156 Sandyford Road near the university in city centre. We cover areas as far north as Ashington and Carlisle in the west.

Newcastle also had a shipbuilding industry in the Middle Ages, with the first record of a ship being built there was in 1294.

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.

Apply Now!

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.