Care Assistant - Personalised Care

Locations
Ipswich, Suffolk
Branch name
Norwich
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.80 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Care Assistants to care for service users living with complex care needs in Ipswich and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of flexible work rotas, free DBS check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £14.80 per hour and free ongoing training programs.

Are you looking for a job that allows you to make a difference?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants to care for our service users living with complex care needs in their own homes within Ipswich and the surrounding areas.

Role

As a Care Assistant, you will provide personalised care to service users with various complex care needs and requirements. You will assist them with daily living tasks, meal preparation, medication support, clinical requirements, social integration activities and any additional services required.

Our recruitment process is tailored to suit you. We interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed. Plus, you won't have to travel for miles!

What is Flexi Pay?

Our exclusive flexible app feature allows you to withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Choose Newcross!

  • Minimum hours guarantee of 20 hours of work per week
  • Organised rotas set up to 4 weeks in advance to suit your ongoing commitments
  • Free specialist training programs earned through credits as you work

Norwich team

Our fantastic Norwich branch is based at 7/13 Orford Place, just a short walk from Norwich train station. The first Newcross branch in the east of England, we're now able to deliver the Newcross standard of person-centred care to clients across Norfolk.

Perks include

  • Salary of up to £14.80/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Flexi Pay - Access up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day!
  • Free ongoing training and development programs 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
  • Access to discounts within high street retailers across the UK through our Perks at Work scheme

Train with us!

Successful candidates will be able to enhance their careers with a variety of free training programs covering a variety of topics and all accessed through credits earned as you work. These include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Dementia Care, Epilepsy, PEG, Medication Administration and many more.

Requirements

  • 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 working in a supporting role you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Submit your application today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!

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.