Care Assistant

Locations
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Branch name
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.12 per hour
Do you have a caring nature? We are seeking healthcare professionals just like you to join the Newcross team!

Newcross Healthcare is actively seeking dedicated Care Assistants to provide support for our service users in Portsmouth, Waterlooville Hayling Island, Gosport and the surrounds.

If you would like to join a nationwide team of professional and commited healthcare professionals, then carry on reading!

You have the power to change someone's life

Newcross Healthcare are currently hiring experienced and dedicated Care Assistants to help us deliver outstanding levels of care and support to our service users living in Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Hayling Island, Gosport and the local surroundings.

Join our branch today! We are located at 62-63 South Street, close to Chichester Cathedral

Become a Care Assistant

As a Care Assistant, your daily tasks could include; dressing, washing, toileting and enabling our service users to live their daily lives as they choose.

You will be playing an important role in enabling our service users to live fulfilling lives, engaging in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.

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.

Flexi Pay:

Get paid through our exclusive Flexi Pay feature, which allows you to access up to 50% of your pay the same day as you complete a shift, even on bank holidays and weekends! with Flexi Pay, you no longer need to worry about when payday is!

Job 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 employment in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to book on to a 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 submit your timesheets and manage your rotas on our mobile app HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

What makes us different?

  • Salary of up to £14.12/hr including holiday pay
  • Flexi Pay will allow you to withdraw same day pay for up to 50% of shift's total pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance
  • 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
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers

We now give you the option to do your interview via video call! This way you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home without having to travel to an interview.

Training and development opportunities

Gain valuable insight and skills through our comprehensive range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. These cover a range of topics including Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more. Newcross Healthcare ensures that our employees always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learn new skills and develop. It is important for us to provide stability to our people; we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer.

What happens after you apply?

Click apply and once you have submitted your application a member of our friendly recruitment team will give you a call.

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.

Is this the opportunity you've been waiting for? Apply now!

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will be sure to assist you.

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.