Care Assistant / Senior Care Assistant

Locations
Falkirk
Branch name
Falkirk
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £17.56 per hour
Looking to develop your clinical knowledge and skills? Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Care Assistants and Senior Carers to provide care and support to our service users in Falkirk, Airth, Plean, Stirling and the surrounds. Take advantage of our free PVG check, free uniform and pay rates up to £17.56 per hour.

Newcross Healthcare has a great opportunity for you!

We are recruiting Care Assistants & Senior Care Assistants to provide care across in Falkirk, Stirling, Plean, Airth and the surrounding areas of Stirlingshire

What will you be doing?

In a healthcare assistant role, you're likely to carry out a number of duties which might include:

* Assisting our service users with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene or dressing

* Promoting the well-being and quality of life of each patient you care for.

* Supporting our clients during their daily activities providing them with physical and mental stimulation.

Our successful candidates will have the opportunity to work additional shifts as a Senior Care Assistant if they have the qualifications needed.

What's more, with us you'll enjoy receiving a free DBS check, free uniform and pay rates up to £12.55 for HCA shifts and up to £17.56/hr for senior shifts

Minimum 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 employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • SSSC registered or you must be able to commit to registering when you join our team
  • 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.

Learn with us:

Newcross Healthcare offer a wide range of courses on over 100 different subjects to over 12000 staff. Join us and you will have the chance to study and progress in your career with us.

Some of these courses are: Speech, Signs and Symbols, Safeguarding Adults, End of Life Care and many more.

Your branch

You will find your new branch in Falkirk City Centre, a short walk from Falkirk Grahamston Station, or a short drive from the only rotary canal connector in the world (Falkirk Wheel). We supply highly trained healthcare professionals to a range of establishments throughout West Lothian and Stirlingshire.

Our many benefits:

  • Salary of up to £17.56/hr for senior shifts, or up to £12.55 for HCA shifts paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (PVG) and uniform
  • Free ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • Perks at Work - Access 30,000 discounts on the high street
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 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

Our service Flexi Pay allows you to receive an advance of up to 50% of money earned during completed shifts, if you so wish. (includes weekends and bank holidays)

Click Apply!

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. We now give you the opportunity to do your interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed. Plus, you won't have to travel for miles!