Care Assistant

Locations
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Branch name
Durham
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.62 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 care and support to our service users living in Washington, Birtley, Chester-le-Street and the surrounding areas.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

Do you want to join a friendly and welcoming team?

Our friendly Durham branch is based at Aire House in Mandale Business Park, near the River Wear and just off the A1 road.

We are currently recruiting for experienced Care Assistants to help us deliver outstanding care and support to our service users within Washington, Birtley, Chester-le-Street and the local surrounding areas.

The Role

 

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

  • Providing everyday care to clients
  • Focusing on personal hygiene, mental stimulation and general well-being
  • Managing clients' care logs and medical requirements
  • Encouraging integration and participation within the local community

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate healthcare professionals who will uphold our caring philosophy, always with a person-centred focus, whilst promoting the dignity and independence of our service users.

Main 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 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 employment in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent roles
  • 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 Healthcare
  • Access to a smart phone 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 submit your timesheets and manage your timesheets via our mobile app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

The Advantages

  • Salary of up to £11.62/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Flexible hours - choose full or part time hours to fit in with your commitments
  • 24-hour clinical support through a dedicated central team and clinical governance
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Various training programmes earned through credits as you work
  • Perks at Work - Access 30,000 discounts from high street retailers

Join us, and manage your own workload via our HealthForceGo app and have the option to make the most of Flexi Pay, our same day pay feature that allows you to be paid for completed shifts within a matter of hours!

Your Development at Newcross

At Newcross Healthcare we value all of our employees and strive on providing clear career progression through a variety of over 200 training courses to ensure that our team always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learning new skills.

Some of these include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, plus more.

Apply and tell us why you'd be perfect for the role!

We now offer video interviewing to make your life easier! Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can speak with 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