Care Assistant

Locations
Wokingham, Berkshire
Branch name
Reading
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.68 per hour
Are you looking for your new carer role? Then we have the opportunity for you! Newcross is currently recruiting experienced Care Assistants to provide excellent support to our users living in Wokingham, Henley-on-Thames, Reading and the surrounds. Join us today and take advantage of our flexible work shifts, free uniform and DBS check, exclusive training programmes and earn up to £12.68/hr with our competitive salaries.

As a caregiver, you have the power to change someone's life

With Newcross, you'll benefit from Flexi Pay, our 'same day pay' app feature, the ability to choose your own hours and a variety of training programmes earned through credits as you work.

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Care Assistants to provide excellent care to our service users in Wokingham, Henley-on-Thames, Reading and the surrounding area.

At Newcross, choose to work either full or part time hours, to fit around you. Our staff have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, providing security of a steady income alongside the flexibility to manage their work-life balance.

You will receive free DBS and uniform when you join our amazing team.

Apply now to find out more!

What to expect

Your responsibilities will include; personal care, helping with social activities, aiding with clinical needs and assisting with any other additional services that will enable our service users to live their daily lives as they choose as independently as possible, in line with their personalised care plan.

It is important that the ideal applicant is compassionate and caring, providing expert support that allows our service users to live the life they wish to lead with dignity.

Skills & Opportunities

This is a great chance for you to improve your skill set with a range of free training programmes available, all provided by Newcross earned through credits as you work. This could include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

With Newcross you could also have the opportunity to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ.

Benefit with us

  • Salary of up to £12.68/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • 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, available to all healthcare staff. Take advantage of 30,000 discounts at around 80 high street retailers!

You will need

  • The right to live and work in the UK

  • At least 3 months' previous care experience

  • Certification in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months

  • Have access to a smart device, with internet access to manage your rotas

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

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Apply

Your local team is located in Reading, on the 1st floor in Enterprise House on 95 London Street we are just down the road from the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881.

Our recruitment process is tailored to suit you. We interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed. Plus, you won't have to travel for miles!