Care Assistant

Locations
North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
Branch name
Newcastle
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £11.62 per hour
Do you love to help others? Have experience as a carer? Newcross Healthcare is seeking Care Assistants to care for our service users in North Tyneside and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of a free DBS check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £11.62 per hour and ongoing training programs.

Do you want to be making a difference?

Newcross Healthcare are actively seeking hard-working Care Assistants to deliver outstanding care and support to our residents living across North Tyneside and the surrounding towns.

Your responsibilities:

* Helping our residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene or dressing.

* Assisting residents with their social activities providing them with physical and mental stimulation.

* Communicating with clients and their families, building strong relationships.

We offer:

    • Salary of up to £11.62/hr including holiday pay
    • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
    • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
    • Perks at Work, 30,000 discounts at around 80 high street retailers
    • Free Criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
    • Ongoing training and development available free through credits earned as you work
    • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
    • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance made up of lead nurses.
    • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
    • Support from a clinical supporting team, line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader.

We now offer video interviewing to make it easier for our applicants - Rather than having to travel to an interview, they can talk to us from the comfort of their own home.

We require:

    • The right to live and work in the UK
    • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
    • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 3 years
    • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months (or a willingness to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross course)
    • You will need access to a smartphone, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to manage your rota via our homecare app
    • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory.

If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Enjoy Flexi Pay:

Access 50% of your wages as and when you please with our same day pay app feature, Flexi Pay and design your life by choosing when you work with our app HealthForceGo.

Our local branch

Our Newcastle team which is based at 156 Sandyford Road near the university in city centre. We cover areas as far north as Ashington and Carlisle in the west.

Next steps?

Click apply, submit your application and a member of our friendly recruitment team will give you a call.

Apply now to find out more!

If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.