Care Assistant

Locations
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Branch name
Shrewsbury
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.47 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 are looking to recruit compassionate Care Assistants to provide care and support to our service users living in Shrewsbury, Ellesmere, Gobowen, Church Stretton, Minsterley and Baschurch.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

As a caregiver, you have the power to change someone's life

Our Shrewsbury branch are based in Global House within Shrewsbury Business Park, accessible by car and bus

Newcross Healthcare is searching for experienced Care Assistants to join our team delivering expert care and support to our service users across Ellesmere, Gobowen, Church Stretton, Minsterley, Baschurch and the surrounding areas of Shropshire.

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.

Your New Care Role

As a Newcross Care Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks
  • Aiding with 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 with the other residents

Our ideal applicant 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.

Extensive experience in housekeeping tasks and caring for others will strengthen your application.

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 within the UK
  • Certification in a practical Moving and Handling course completed within the last 12 months - or you will complete one with Newcross Healthcare
  • 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.

Key Features

  • Salary of up to £12.47 per hour 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 with access to around 30,000 discounts at high street shops
  • Interview via video call - a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed
  • 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 designated field team leader
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients

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.

Newcross Opportunities

Successful candidates will also have the chance to improve their current skill set with various free training programmes, earned through credits as you work.

We also provide the option to study an apprenticeship - our apprentices gain NVQs and SVQs in areas which relate to their particular department - with the support of their team and our apprenticeships provider, they gain a lifelong qualification.

We also provide hundreds of office-based and clinical courses to enhance your career such as Epilepsy Awareness, Safeguarding Adults, End of Life Care, plus many more.

Start your application today!

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will endeavour to assist you.

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities for all.