Care Assistant

Locations
Petersfield, Hampshire
Branch name
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.12 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 seasoned Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Petersfield, Petworth, Midhurst, Storrington and the surrounding areas.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

A true passion for delivering person-centred care

Newcross Healthcare is currently hiring experienced Care Assistants to join us in providing outstanding care and support to our service users living within Petersfield, Petworth, Midhurst, Storrington and the surrounding local areas.

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

The Care Position

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for providing person-centred care and support to our service users, helping with clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living.

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.

The Perks

  • Salary of up to £14.12/hr including holiday pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Perks at Work - Access to around 30,000 discounts at high street stores
  • 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

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!

Development at Newcross

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.

You will need to have:

  • 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 employment 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, but not essential

Apply with Newcross Healthcare today!

Our Chichester branch is located at 62-63 South Street, just a short distance from both Chichester Cathedral and Chichester train station.

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

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.