Care Assistant

Locations
Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Branch name
Colwyn Bay
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.47 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Dolgellau, Tywyn, Machynlleth and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free training programs, a free uniform, a free DBS check and pay rates up to £12.47/hr.

We are looking for you!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Dolgellau, Tywyn, Machynlleth and the surrounding areas.

Why choose us?

  • Flexible hours across a myriad of shifts
  • Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available
  • Flexi Pay app feature enabling you to enjoy exclusive access to an advance of up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day. (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

What will I do?

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for providing care and support to our service users with various important tasks. These will include personal care, clinical requirements, social activities and any additional services needed or requirements.

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.

Skills & Training opportunities

Successful candidates will have the chance to develop their skill set with a variety of free training programs covering topics such as Medication Administration, Basic Life Support, Epilepsy, BSL or Makaton and many more.

Additional opportunities are available for staff to study towards various National vocational qualifications.

What will I benefit from?

  • Salary of up to £12.47/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
  • Free 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 made up 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

What will I need?

  • 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

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 and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!

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.