Community Support Worker (Traineeship)

Posted 02 February 2023
Job type Permanent
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Job description

Join our paid training programme to become a Community Support Worker and begin a rewarding career making a difference to people’s lives.

We’re looking for people who want to enter into a career in care to join our 2-week on-the-job training programme, fully supported by an experienced mentor. The programme will lead to a permanent position depending upon successful completion of the training programme.

This training role will pay £16.03 per hour. Our people and technology help you make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing every day, access fixed hours with regular clients and same day pay.

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 trainee Community Support Worker you’ll provide care delivered with compassion and enthusiasm, while contributing positively to an individual’s physical and emotional wellbeing. You’ll need:

  • The physical ability to comfortably assist clients with limited mobility

  • The right to work in the UK

  • A positive desire to learn and follow instruction from your mentor

  • To be available for reviews of your progress throughout your 2 week training period

  • It is essential that you are a driver.

You could make a difference to an individual's life

As part of this position, you will be supporting people in their own homes and helping them live fulfilling, independent lives.

During your training programme you will always be mentored by an experienced member of staff. The shifts may be during the day, evening, or night and at weekends.

How to apply

Please send your CV and covering letter/email explaining why you think you would be right for this opportunity to

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.