Care Assistant

Locations
Portsmouth, 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 Care Assistants to care for our service users in Portsmouth, Waterlooville Hayling Island, Gosport and the surrounds.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this great career opportunity!

A true passion for delivering person-centred care

Newcross Healthcare are currently hiring experienced and dedicated Care Assistants to help us deliver outstanding levels of care and support to our service users living in Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Hayling Island, Gosport and the local surroundings.

The Position

As a Care Assistant, your daily tasks could include; dressing, washing, toileting and enabling our 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.

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.

What 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 and manage your rotas on our mobile app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

Advantages

  • Salary of up to £14.12/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
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 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 designated field team leader
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers

Training:

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.

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!

Join our branch today! We are located at 62-63 South Street, close to Chichester Cathedral

Our applicants now have access to video interviewing, so rather than having to travel to an interview, they can talk to us from the comfort of their 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.