Care Assistant - Personal Home Carer

Posted 20 December 2021
SalaryUp to £12.70 per hour
LocationIsle of Wight
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ContactIOW Complex Care

Job description

At Newcross, we believe everyone deserves the right to receive care in their own home. Do you?

We’re recruiting a Care Assistant to join our team in Calbourne, Ryde and the surrounding areas on the Isle of Wight, delivering quality care in the home. This role involves working as part of a small health and social care team to support people with day-to-day activities, in line with their individual care plans. Specialist training will be given, tailored to the packages of care you work on, so this is a great chance to upskill in new areas.

Your various duties will include assisting with clinical needs, posture care, personal care tasks, meal preparation, feeding and PEG care, social activities and any additional services needed.

We also ask for...

To join our complex care team, you’ll need a minimum of 3 months experience under your belt and will need to hold a valid Moving and Handling certificate. We do also accept candidates with experience of caring for a loved one. The right to work in the UK is a must. As well as excellence in care, we also need you to demonstrate our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness on every shift.

Access to your own vehicle is desirable.

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.

Employee perks

  • An hourly rate of up to £12.70, including holiday pay
  • Instant pay with Flexi Pay- no more waiting for payday
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis 
  • Access to Newcross World, our app-based training platform
  • Free DBS and uniform
  • Exclusive access to appointments and advice from NHS-registered GPs via a Virtual GP app and mental health support

Enjoy Flexi Pay!

Get paid through our exclusive Flexi Pay feature, which allows you to immediately access up to 50% of your pay the same day as you complete a shift! This innovative perk can be found on our app, HealthForceGo, and is even available on bank holidays and weekends!

Apply today and you can start within a week!