Care Assistant

Locations
Witham, Essex
Branch name
Colchester
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 the best level of care and support to our service users in Witham and the surrounds.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

Are you seeking a new career avenue?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants to join the team delivering high-quality care and support to our service users living in Witham and the local surroundings.

Your Local Branch

Our friendly branch is located at Crouch Street, just a short distance from Colchester Town train station and the Natural History Museum.

Role Details

As a Newcross Care Assistant, you will be:

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

The ideal candidate 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.

The Benefits

  • Salary of up to £11.78 per hour including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Flexible hours - choose full or part time hours to suit your commitments
  • 24 hour support through our central team and clinical governance
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers
  • Interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral

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.

Flexi Pay

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.

Our Requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • Previous experience for at least 3 months in a similar care role
  • Referees that can attest to your employment for the past 3 years
  • Certification confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months (or you are willing to book on to a Newcross Healthcare course)
  • 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 your rotas and submit your timesheets via our app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory

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

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

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.