Community Care Worker

Posted 22 November 2022
SalaryUp to £18.49 per hour
LocationShepton Mallet
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHealthcare Assistant Jobs
ReferenceTAUCC-PCA-Sh-NOV22-2
ReferralA/52/217
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

Will you be a Community Care Worker (Children) who makes a difference?

Newcross give you more support and free training to make a rewarding difference to people’s lives every day. In client’s home within the Shepton Mallet area. This Community Care Worker (Children) role pays up to £18.49 per hour (inc holiday pay). No more waiting for payday – instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts with Flexi Pay!

You make a huge difference. We give you a different level of support

Our people and technology help you make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing every day

  • Same day pay with FlexiPay: get instant access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts even on weekends and bank holidays
  • Wellbeing support: MyHealthPlan gives you healthcare and mental health support and access to in-app virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs
  • Excellent hourly rates – get market-leading basic rates and out of hours top-ups. We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.
  • Long-term bookings: regular hours caring for the same individuals
  • Make your working life easy and efficient: with our HealthForceGo app
  • Free unlimited training: access Newcross World, our app-based learning platform for carers and nurses with over 400 free courses
  • £500 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £500 when you introduce a friend or family member
  • Revalidation: exclusive access to RCNi decision making tools and support with revalidation
  • Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join
  • Perks at Work: benefiting from over 30,000 exclusive deals and discounts for your favourite brands across 20 categories including, groceries, fashion, electronics and more

Make a difference to an individual's life

As part of this position, you will be aiding a child with a rare genetic condition which has caused them to have developmental delay, muscle weakness and airway difficulties requiring a tracheostomy. Our service user is unable to walk or sit unaided and they require a wheelchair and a hoist for all transfers. This role will suit a carer who is patient, reliable and has relevant Moving and Handling training.

Your responsibilities will include supporting with personal care tasks and hygiene, management of tracheostomy, nebulisers, oxygen, pulse oximetry, oral suction, administration of medication and gastrostomy care.

Night shifts (21:30 - 07:30).

As a Community Care Worker (Children) you’ll bring

The ability to lead teams of healthcare workers, be quick thinking, make the right decisions at the right time and bring your nursing training to life with person-centred care.

  • Passion, patience and understanding
  • A desire to make a real difference to the lives of people in need.
  • NMC registration
  • 6-months of paid patient-facing UK nursing experience from within the past 3 years
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility and professionalism
  • The right to work in the UK

Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

At Newcross Healthcare we celebrate the best nurses and carers – and do all we can to make your life easier and more rewarding. We provide better support and technology to make your life easier and work more efficient, supporting you to do what you do best. Newcross offer work that fits around your personal commitments and location, combined with cutting-edge learning and development. We’re here to create 360º plans built around the individuals we care for, that take in every aspect of their needs and circumstances - managing their specialist clinical care needs safely and in a more personal way. Join us to make a real difference today.

Apply today and you can start within a week!