Care Assistant - Children

Posted 27 January 2022
SalaryUp to £16.81 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ContactSouth Devon Complex South Devon Complex

Job description

Help children get the specialist care they need at home! Join our team as a Care Assistant

Newcross Healthcare are currently recruiting a Care Assistant in Plymouth and the surroundings, to join a supportive health and social care team in delivering the highest standard of care to children. You will be work in the homes of our service users to assist with various complex healthcare needs, including brain or spinal injuries, tracheostomy care, MS, epilepsy, physical disabilities and learning disabilities.

Complex care roles with Newcross provide you with a unique chance to take on new responsibilities and receive specialist clinical training in areas such as PEG feeding and tracheostomy care.

Make the most of


  • Salary of up to £16.81 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Get instant pay with Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours, determined by a rota
  • Access to Newcross World, our app-based training platform
  • Free ongoing training courses and specialist apprenticeships to take your career in the direction of your choosing
  • Access to NHS registered GPs and mental health support to avoid waiting for NHS appointments
  • Free uniform and DBS check

What is Flexi Pay?

With Flexi Pay our healthcare employees have the option to receive an instant advance of up to 50% of the value of their completed shifts, when they submit their timesheets via our bespoke app, HealthForceGo. Weekends and bank holidays are included!

Care Assistant skills and experience

You'll be a patient, reliable and empathetic carer, with at least 3 months of experience caring professionally or for a loved one under your belt and a valid certificate in Moving and Handling. You'll also need the right to live and work in the UK. Ultimately, we are looking for a Care Assistant who has a genuine passion for care and will continuously strive for the best possible outcomes for the children they care for.

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.

 Apply now and start within a week!