Care Assistant - Children

Posted 27 December 2021
SalaryUp to £15.43 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ContactSouth Devon Complex South Devon Complex

Job description

Are you a compassionate individual looking for your next role in healthcare?

As a Care Assistant in Plymouth and the surrounds, you'll become a valued member of our dedicated health and social care team. In this role, you'll be caring for young children within their own home to ensure they get to make the most of each day. Your duties will include assisting with personal care, feeding and PEG care, posture care, meal preparation, medication support, clinical needs, social activities and any other services required.

About you

We require all complex care workers to have around 3 months of experience in a professional care setting or caring for a loved one. You’ll need to be a real people person and always be willing to go the extra mile to ensure the best possible outcomes are met.

You’ll need to be happy assisting clients who may have limited mobility, however, if you do not have a valid Moving and Handling certificate, we can provide relevant training modules for you to complete in the induction process. Access to your own vehicle is desirable, and the right to work in the UK is required.

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.

Benefits of the job

  • Salary of up £15.43 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Take control of when you get paid with instant Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Access to Newcross World, a new world of learning, to manage skills, learn new ones and unlock new opportunities in the care sector
  • Access to virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs and mental health support
  • Face to face and telephone counselling to help you when life gets tough
  • Free DBS and uniform

Enjoy Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay is the exclusive feature on our app, HealthForceGo, which allows you to instantly access up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts whenever you need it. Weekends and bank holidays are included!

 Apply now and join the team within a week!