Care Assistant - Brain Injury

Locations
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Branch name
Gloucester Worcester Wiltshire
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.24 per hour
Looking for a Care Assistant role that can work around your busy family life, or other commitments? At Newcross Healthcare, we offer shifts that fit around your lifestyle, all organised through our handy app, HealthForceGo. You can pick up shifts to suit you when you're on the go, with a guaranteed number of hours each week, and no zero-hour contracts.

We're on the look-out for talented Care Assistants to join our team in the Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud and the surrounds, area, delivering quality care in the home for people in need. You'll be passionate about supporting people to live a fulfilling, independent life as much as possible.

This role involves working as part of a small team and the day-to-day responsibilities include delivering personal care, support with eating, social activities and following individual care plans. Specialist training will be given, tailored to the packages of care you work on.

Without support from people like you, these individuals may live a life in specialist units or hospitals, rather than in their own home.

You'll be assisting with personal care tasks in 48 hour shifts and two nights sleeping.

What you'll get in return

  • An hourly rate of up to £14.24, including holiday pay
  • Instant pay with Flexi Pay, which means you'll never need to wait for payday again
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis so you can plan ahead
  • Free, ongoing clinical training to support you in your career
  • Care for the caregiver with exclusive access to appointments and advice from NHS-registered GPs via a Virtual GP app and mental health support.

You will need:

With at least 3 months of professional experience, or experience of caring for a loved one, you'll be well-placed to apply. You'll need a valid Moving and Handling certificate and feel comfortable helping service users with limited mobility. The right to work in the UK is a requirement. In addition to your caregiving experience, you should be able to demonstrate occasions where you have exhibited our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness. We'll expect you to uphold these values when on shift. Access to your own vehicle would be beneficial, but is not a requirement.

If you truly care about enabling vulnerable people to keep living in their own home, apply today.

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