Care Assistant

Locations
Crawley, West Sussex
Branch name
Crawley
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.93 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is looking for dedicated Care Assistants to provide care for our service users in Crawley, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead, Haywards and the surrounding areas.

Applicants will need to have three months' professional experience before applying to this role.

Keep reading to find out what we're looking for…

A true passion for delivering person-centred care

Newcross Healthcare are hiring experienced Care Assistants to join us in providing outstanding care and support to our service users across Crawley, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead, Haywards and the local surroundings.

Your Local Branch

Our Crawley team works tirelessly to provide the region with the highest quality of healthcare professionals to assist those in need of outstanding care and support.

The branch is located at 1 Magellan Terrace on Gatwick Road, and is just a short distance from Gatwick Airport.

Position

As a Care Assistant, your daily tasks could include; dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose.

You will be playing an important role in enabling our service users to live fulfilling lives, engaging in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.

What you will need to succeed

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK
  • 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 3 years
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months (or a willingness to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross 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 via our app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory

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.

The Newcross Perks

  • Salary of up to £12.93/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Flexible hours - choose full or part time hours to suit your commitments
  • 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

Flexi Pay - same day pay

You'll also benefit from Flexi Pay, our 'same day pay' app feature, where you can decide when you want to be paid.

Simply submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day, even on bank holidays and weekends!

Development at Newcross

Successful candidates will also have opportunities to enhance their current skill set with various free training programmes, earned through credits as you work.

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

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

We've recently introduced video interviewing, as applicants are finding it much more convenient and more enjoyable. Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

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.