Care Assistant - Children

Posted 10 January 2022
SalaryUp to £17.67 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ContactGlos Wors Wilts Complex

Job description

At Newcross Healthcare, we offer you the chance to change lives in your community

We’re actively seeking an experienced Care Assistant to join our team in Swindon, Royal Wootton Bassett, Highworth, Lechlade, Cricklade and the surrounding areas to deliver personalised care in the homes of our service users. In this role, you'll work as part of a close-knit health and social care team to care for children living with complex healthcare needs such as learning disabilities, physical disabilities, epilepsy, brain or spinal injuries, MS and Parkinson's. You’ll follow each individual’s care plan, playing a key role in supporting them with daily tasks like eating, personal care, clinical needs, social activities and any additional services required.

Full-time and part-time positions.

Shifts patterns: 8am-1pm, 5pm-10pm and long days including 09:00-21:00 or 08.00-20:00.

We also ask for...

You'll need at least 3 months of experience caring professionally or for a loved one under your belt, a valid certificate in Moving and Handling and the right to live and work in the UK. We also expect you to demonstrate our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness on every shift. Access to your own vehicle would be beneficial but is not a requirement.

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.

Perks of the role

  • An hourly rate of up to £17.67, including holiday pay
  • The ability to get paid instantly
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • An immersive learning experience through Newcross World, our app-based training platform
  • Access to appointments with NHS-registered GPs through a Virtual GP app
  • Face to face and telephone counselling to help you when life gets tough
  • Free DBS and uniform

Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay gives you the option to instantly access up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts, even on weekends and bank holidays! Available through our app, HealthForceGo.

Apply now and you can start within a week!