Care Assistant

Locations
Colwyn Bay, Conwy
Branch name
Colwyn Bay
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.23 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to care for our service users in Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor, Anglesey, Caernarfon and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of a free DBS check, free uniform, ongoing training programs and earn up to £12.23 per hour.

Looking for the next step in your career?

Then join us!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to provide care to our service users in Colwyn Bay, Denbigh, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Llandudno, Bangor, Anglesey, Caernarfon and the surrounding areas.

Benefits vary but working with us will give you exclusive access to a range of flexible full time and part time hours, an employee 'Perks at Work' scheme and our innovative Flexi Pay app feature.

Our caring role

It is essential that our service users receive outstanding care and support at all times in line with their personal care plans. You will provide assistance with personal care, clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services required.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £12.23/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • 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
  • Flexi Pay! Have the option to request an advance against the completed shifts and be paid as quickly as one hour after you've finished a day's work! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Skills & Development

Our wide range of free training programs enables our staff to develop their skill set and enhance their career! These can be earned through credits as you work and cover a range of topics such as Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

Further opportunities to study towards a variety of National vocational qualifications (NVQ/SVQ) are available.

Role Specification

  • 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
  • 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.

Newcross Healthcare's first branch in North Wales is based in Colwyn Bay and located on Station Road, opposite the town's train station.

Apply Today!

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.