Care Assistant - Personal Home Carer

Posted 27 December 2021
SalaryUp to £9.83 per hour
LocationTotnes
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCare Assistant Jobs
ReferenceSODCC-CA-Totn-JAN22
ContactSouth Devon Complex South Devon Complex

Job description

At Newcross, we’re leading the revolution in personalised home care. Join us today as a Care Assistant!

Join Newcross Healthcare as a Care Assistant in Totnes, Bishopsteignton and the surroundings and become a valued member of our health and social care team. This role involves working in the homes of our service users living with complex healthcare needs to deliver quality care and enable them to make the most of each day.

Positions:

1. You'll be caring for a young woman in Totnes, working 24 hour shifts and sleep shifts (10am to 10pm). Prior experience in supporting individuals with autism and learning disabilities is desirable but training will be provided.

2. You'll be caring for an elderly service user in the Bishopsteignton area. Shift patterns: 07:00-12.00, 07:00-13:00, 10:00-14:00 or 11:00-17:00. Previous experience in assisting individuals with dementia would be advantageous.

Essential skills and experience

To apply for this complex care role, you will need to have a minimum of 3 months of experience in a professional care setting or caring for a loved one. This will ensure you have an emotional and clinical understanding of what it takes to deliver home care. You’ll be comfortable assisting clients with limited mobility and will hold a valid Moving and Handling certificate. Access to your own vehicle is desirable and the right to work in the UK is essential.

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

  • A competitive pay package of £9.83 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Instant pay with Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours, determined by a rota
  • Free ongoing training and development courses
  • Access to NHS registered GPs and mental health support to avoid waiting for NHS appointments
  • Free DBS and uniform

Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay enables our healthcare staff to instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of their completed shifts as and when they need. This exclusive perk is even available on weekends and bank holidays and can be found on our handy app, HealthForceGo.

 Apply now and you can start within a week!