Care Assistant

Locations
Chichester, West Sussex
Branch name
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.12 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!

NewcrossHealthcare is looking for dedicated Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Chichester, Portsmouth, Gosport, Petworth, Midhurst, Liss and the surrounding areas.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

Do you have a passion for care?

Newcross Healthcare is searching for experienced Care Assistants to join us in delivering outstanding care and support to our service users across Chichester, Portsmouth, Gosport, Petworth, Midhurst, Liss and the local surrounding areas.

Your Local Team

Our Chichester branch is located at 62-63 South Street, just a short distance from both Chichester Cathedral and Chichester train station.

What to expect in the role

As a Care Assistant, you will ensure that the needs and requirements of our service users are met at all times.

Your assistance will be required with personal care activities, social activities, clinical requirements and any additional activities that will encourage our service users to live as independently as they wish.

The Advantages

  • Salary of up to £14.12/hr including holiday pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Perks at Work - Access to around 30,000 discounts at high street stores
  • Recommend a Friend scheme - earning up to £500 per successful referral
  • Flexible hours - choose full or part time hours to suit your commitments
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance 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

You will also be entitled to access our new Flexi Pay feature on our HealthForceGo app, where you can decide when you want to be paid.

Simply submit your timesheet by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!

Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will also have opportunities to develop and enhance their current skill set with various free training programmes, earned through credits as you work, including Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and more.

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 offer hundreds of office-based and clinical courses to enhance your career such as Epilepsy Awareness, Safeguarding Adults, End of Life Care and many more!

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 employment 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 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 timesheets and rotas via our mobile app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

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.