Community Care Worker

Posted 30 December 2022
SalaryUp to £18.01 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHealthcare Assistant Jobs
ContactDorset Hampshire Complex Dorset Hampshire Complex

Job description

Become a Community Care Worker (Children) and make a difference to someone’s life

As a Community Healthcare Worker, you’ll make a rewarding difference to people’s lives every day. We’re looking for a carer to deliver personalised care in the home in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. If you have a skill of understanding and encouraging people to live independently and be part of a local community then join us today.

This Community Care Worker (Children) role pays up to £18.01 per hour, including holiday pay. Our people and technology help you make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing every day and receive ongoing support to take your career in whichever direction you want to go.

We’ll support you with unlimited free training including access to Newcross World, our app-based learning platform for healthcare workers with over 400 free courses.

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

We’re dedicated to helping Britain get the care service it deserves and our Community Carers make a rewarding difference to people’s lives every day. That’s why we’re an accredited Living Wage Employer with excellent hourly rates and a range of benefits including:

  • 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
  • Long-term bookings: regular hours caring for the same individuals
  • Make your working life easy and efficient: with our HealthForceGo app
  • £500 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £500 when you introduce a friend or family member
  • Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join
  • Perks at Work: benefit from over 30,000 exclusive deals and discounts for your favourite brands across 20 categories including, groceries, fashion, electronics and more

Role requirements

As a Community Care Worker (Children) you’ll have an ability to provide care delivered with compassion and enthusiasm, while contributing positively to an individual’s physical and emotional wellbeing. You’ll need:

  • At least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one in the UK
  • The ability to comfortably assist clients with limited mobility
  • A valid Moving and Handling certificate
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Must be trained in medication, BLS, epilepsy, PEG, moving and handling and airway management

Applicants must have a valid driving licence to apply for this position.

You could make a difference to an individual's life

In this role, you will be caring for a 4 year old boy who sustained a brain injury at 7 weeks old and requires palliative care. He currently lives in a loving foster home and will require full support for all clinical needs. We are looking for a passionate carer who is dedicated and focused on the needs of this young boy. This very rewarding role will give you the opportunity to make a huge difference in this child's life.

Shifts: Tuesdays (08:00-16:00) supporting the service user at school (potentially including Mondays from September). Plus, some night shifts will be required (22:00-08:00).

Please note: successful applicants will be required to shadow for approximately 12 shifts before being signed off for lone work. This initial training period will be paid at a trainee rate of £12.40 per hour.

Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

At Newcross Healthcare we celebrate the best nurses and carers and we do all we can to make your life easier and more rewarding. We provide innovative technology to make your life easier and work more efficient, supporting you to do what you do best. We’re here to empower the people we care for to live their best lives – to develop life skills so that they can take pride in their own achievements.

Join us to make a real difference today.