Care Assistant

Locations
Corby, Northamptonshire
Branch name
Peterborough
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.47 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 dedicated Care Assistants to provide excellent care and support to our service users across Corby, Oakham, Stamford and the surrounding locations.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

Become an invaluable member of our care team

Your local branch is situated in Broadway Court, just a short distance from Peterborough museum and train station

Newcross Healthcare are recruiting for Care Assistants to join our team in delivering outstanding care and support to our service users living within Corby, Oakham, Stamford and the surrounding local areas.

The Position

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks
  • Aiding with any clinical requirements
  • Helping with their development
  • Build strong relationships with service users, family members and encourage new friendships
  • Encouraging integration and participation within the local community

In order to be successful in this caring role, you must be a naturally compassionate person with a strong sense of empathy for those in your care.

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 Benefits

At Newcross Healthcare, you can choose to work full or part time hours to fit around you, minimum hours are guaranteed, providing you with a flexible income and the comfort of a healthy work-life balance.

Additionally, we've launched a unique pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', allowing staff access to 'same day pay' via our app HealthForceGo® where you can decide when you want to be paid. Just submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day - even on weekends!

Furthering Your Development

This role will provide amazing opportunities to help you expand your skill set with a range of free training programmes, all provided by Newcross earned through credits as you work.

Some of these include programmes such as Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many others.

Perks you'll receive

  • Salary of up to £12.47/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Perks at Work - Access to around 30,000 discounts at high street stores
  • 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 field team leader

Our Requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months previous paid experience working in a similar care environment
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for employment within the past 3 years
  • Certification to confirm your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months (or you are willing to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross Healthcare course)
  • You will need 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 manage your rota and submit timesheets via our app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

Join Newcross today!

We now offer video interviewing to make your life easier! Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

If you are unable to apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will 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