Care Assistant

Locations
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Branch name
Northampton
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.74 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 are recruiting for experienced Care Assistants to provide care and support to our service users living in Northampton and the surrounding locations.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

We are seeking healthcare professionals just like you to join the Newcross team!

Newcross Healthcare are seeking seasoned Care Assistants to join our team in delivering excellent care and support to our service users living in Northampton and the surroundings.

Role Details

As a Care Assistant, your daily tasks may 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.

Compassion and empathy are some of the traits that are required to succeed in this demanding, but extremely rewarding profession.

Our Essential 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
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all previous 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 complete one with Newcross Healthcare)
  • You will need to have 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 rota and submit your timesheets on our app

Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential.

Perks you will receive:

  • Salary of up to £12.74 per hour including holiday pay
  • 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
  • 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
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients

We also offer all of our staff a permanent contract with guaranteed hours, plus you still get all the added benefits of flexible shift work to fit around you and your commitments.

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

Training and Development

This role will also give you great opportunities to develop your skill set with a variety of training programmes, all provided by Newcross earned through credits as you work, including Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, plus more.

Your New Team

Our friendly Northampton branch are located in Duncan Close, less than a 10 minute walk from the University of Northampton and just off the A5076 road.

Click the button to Apply

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.