Care Assistant - Children

Posted 24 November 2021
SalaryUp to £16.59 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

Personal Care is a rewarding career - join us as a Care Assistant!

As a Care Assistant in Bridgwater, you'll join a small, friendly health and social care team to provide the highest standard of care within the home of a child with complex care needs such as epilepsy, tracheostomy and ventilation. Your duties will vary, including assisting with personal care tasks, clinical requirements, PEG care, social activities and support with any other day-to-day tasks.

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

You will need

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.

Access to your own vehicle is desirable, and the right to work in the UK is required. You will need access to a smartphone device.

A valid Moving and Handling certificate 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.

You can enjoy

  • 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
  • An immersive learning experience through 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!

Our exclusive feature, Flexi Pay, allows healthcare staff to instantly access up to 50% of the value of their completed shifts (includes weekends and bank holidays). Flexi Pay is available through our app, HealthForceGo.

Apply now and start within a week!