Care Assistant

Locations
Worthing, West Sussex
Branch name
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.12 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Worthing, Lancing, Shoreham-by-Sea, Goring-by-Sea and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of a free DBS check, free uniform, ongoing training programs and pay rates up to £14.12 per hour.

Make a difference to someone's life today!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants to care for our service users in Worthing, Lancing, Shoreham-by-Sea, Goring-by-Sea and the surrounding areas.

Caring position

As a Care Assistant, you will make sure that our service users receive assistance and support with a variety of important daily tasks. These will include personal care, clinical requirements, social activities and any additional services required.

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.

Why us?

  • Flexible hours across weekdays, nights and weekends
  • Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available
  • Flexi Pay app feature allowing you to withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Our local team

Located in the South-East of England, Newcross Healthcare's Chichester branch is based on South Street near Chichester Cathedral and not far from Chichester train station.

Skills & Development

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop their skill set with a wide range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics will include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

There could be additional opportunities to study towards a variety of National vocational qualifications in various levels and subjects (NVQ/SVQ).

Benefits

  • 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
  • Free ongoing training and development available through credits earned as you work
  • 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

Caring position

As a Care Assistant, you will make sure that our service users receive assistance and support with a variety of important daily tasks. These will include personal care, clinical requirements, social activities and any additional services required.

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.

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 within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current workplace, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 3 years
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross
  • 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 manage your rota via our homecare app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not mandatory

Submit your application 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.