Care Assistant - Children

Posted 21 December 2021
SalaryUp to £16.59 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

Do you have what it take to deliver quality home care? Join us today!

As a Care Assistant in Bridgwater, you’ll work harmoniously as part of a health and social care team to provide vital care to vulnerable children within their own homes. You will will be caring for children living with complex healthcare needs such as epilepsy, tracheostomy and ventilation. Your responsibilities will include aiding with clinical needs, personal care, PEG care, social activities and any additional tasks needed.

Night shifts: 22:00-07:00

Day shifts: 08:30-15:30 (Monday to Friday).

About you

To join our complex care team as a Care Assistant, you will need at least 3 months of experience caring professionally or for a loved one, a valid Moving and Handling certificate and the right to work in the UK. Ultimately, we are looking for people with the right attitude. You will need to be an excellent team player with great people skills and have a true desire to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable individuals.

Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not essential.

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt.

Benefit from

  • A competitive pay package of £16.59 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Instant pay with Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours, determined by a rota, so you can your free time ahead
  • Access to Newcross World, our app-based training platform
  • Free DBS and uniform
  • Access to NHS registered GPs and mental health support to avoid waiting for NHS appointments

Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay allows you to instantly access up to 50% of your the value of your completed shifts, even on weekends and bank holidays. Available via our innovative app, HealthForceGo.

Apply now and start within a week!


Shift patterns: night shifts include 22:00-07:00, and day shifts include 08:30-15:30 (Monday to Friday).