Care Assistant

Locations
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Branch name
Rochdale
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.03 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking compassionate Care Assistants to care and support our service users living in Rochdale, Bacup and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of a free DBS check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £12.03 per hour and free specialised training programs.

Our Rochdale team is located in Newgate, near the Rochdale Cenotaph.

We are looking for carers like you to make a difference!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Care Assistants to provide care to our service users living in Rochdale, Bacup and the surrounding areas of Greater Manchester.

The caring role

As a Newcross Care Assistant, you will ensure that our service users receive consistent care and support at all times in line with their personal care plans. You will assist with personal care tasks, clinical needs, social integration activities and any additional services needed.

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

Work with us!

  • Flexible hours to suit your ongoing needs and requirements!
  • 30,000 discounts available throughout retailers nationwide
  • Free training programs earned through credits as you work

Skills & Training

Working with Newcross will give you exclusive access to a variety of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics covered include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Epilepsy, Dementia Care and many more.

Staff could have the opportunity to study towards a variety of National vocational qualifications (NVQ/SVQ) in different levels and subjects.

Benefit from

  • Salary of up to £12.03/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Free ongoing training and development available 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

Role specification

  • 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 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 via our mobile app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable

Apply 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.

We've recently introduced video interviewing, as applicants are finding it more relaxing and more enjoyable. Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.