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 Shepton Mallet area. This Community Care Worker (Children) role pays an hourly rate of up to £18.49 per hour, including 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
Unlimited free 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
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
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
You have an ability to provide care delivered with compassion and enthusiasm, while contributing positively to an individual’s physical and emotional wellbeing. You have a skill of understanding and encouraging people to live independent lives and be part of a local community.
A desire to make a real difference to the lives of people in need.
At least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one in the UK
Comfortable assisting clients with limited mobility
A valid Moving and Handling certificate.
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 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.
Apply now and you can start within a week!