Care Assistant

Locations
Reading, Berkshire
Branch name
Reading
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.93 per hour
Do you want to work as a Care Assistant for a large, trusted organisation that truly cares about you and your professional development? We can offer same day pay with Flexi Pay, hundreds of training courses and flexible working arrangements. Newcross Healthcare is hiring in Reading, Wokingham, Henley-on-Thames and the surrounding areas.



Keep reading to find out what we're looking for…

Do you want to make a difference to someone's life?

Newcross Healthcare are seeking experienced Care Assistants to join our team, delivering outstanding care and support to our service users within Reading, Wokingham, Henley-on-Thames and the surrounding local areas.

Your New Role

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.

Our Reading branch are located in London Street, close to the town centre. We are also just a short distance from Reading train station and the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Benefit from:

  • Salary of up to £12.93 per hour including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • 24 hour support through our central team and clinical governance
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers
  • Various training programmes earned through credits as you work
  • Recommend a Friend scheme where you can earn £500 for a successful referral
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients

You will also benefit from our new FlexiPay feature on our HealthForceGo app, where you can decide when you want to be paid. Simply submit your timesheet by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day - even on weekends and bank holidays!

Our Essential Requirements

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous care experience in a similar role or environment
  • Certification in a practical Moving and Handling course completed within the last 12 months (or you are willing to complete one with Newcross Healthcare)
  • Access to a smartphone/device, with internet access to manage your rotas and timesheets via our mobile app

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

Join today!

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 endeavour 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