Care Assistant

Posted 31 August 2023
SalaryUp to £14.99 per hour
LocationWest Calder
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHealthcare Assistant Jobs
ContactEdinburgh Edinburgh

Job description

Make a difference in someone’s life as a Prison Care Assistant

Join Newcross as a Prison Care Assistant in the West Calder area and earn up to £14.99 per hour (inc holiday pay). You’ll have access to free specialist training and ongoing support so that you can make a rewarding difference in the lives of prison inmates.

As a Prison Care Assistant, you’ll work in a unique and diverse environment assisting with clinical care packages, phlebotomy and assessment, treatment and evaluating service users’ care.

You make a huge difference. We give you a different level of support

Our people and technology help carers like you make a difference in people’s lives and wellbeing every day

  • Same-day pay with FlexiPay: get instant access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts even on weekends and bank holidays
  • Wellbeing support: MyHealthPlan gives you healthcare and mental health support and access to in-app virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs
  • Excellent hourly rates: we are an accredited Living Wage Employer
  • Flexible shifts in the palm of your hand: our HealthForceGo app makes flexible working easy. Choose full-time, part-time, day and night shifts at the tap of a finger
  • Unlimited free training: over 400 free courses with Newcross World, our app-based learning platform
  • £500 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £500 when you introduce a friend or family member
  • Perks at Work: benefiting from over 30,000 exclusive deals and discounts at popular retailers
  • Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join

As a Prison Care Assistant you’ll bring

The ability to work alongside clinical teams in prisons, provide quality care delivered with compassion and enthusiasm, and positively contribute to people’s physical and emotional wellbeing.

  • 3-months UK care experience from within the past 3-years
  • Moving and handling and personal care experience
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility and professionalism
  • The right to work in the UK
  • This position requires applicants to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)

Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

At Newcross Healthcare we celebrate people – the right specialist nurses and carers, giving the right standard of care in the right places at the right time – so that you can make a difference to the lives and wellbeing of those who need your care. We provide better support and technology to make your life easier and work more efficient, supporting you to do what you do best. Newcross offer work that fits around your personal commitments and location, combined with cutting-edge learning and development.

Join us to make a real difference today!