Senior Care Assistant

Locations
Swaffham, Norfolk
Branch name
Norwich
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.83 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Senior Care Assistants to care and support our users living in Swaffham, Thetford, Norwich and the surrounding areas. Benefit from our free DBS check, free uniform, free training programs and pay rates up to £14.83/hr.

Carers like you can make a difference!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Senior Care Assistants to care for our service users living in Swaffham, Thetford, Norwich and the surrounding areas.

Role

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

You will also be expected to have a deeper understanding of the caring role and be comfortable leading a team of carers.

Flexi Pay!

Our Flexi Pay app feature on the HealthForceGo® app enables healthcare staff to decide when they want to get paid. Just submit your timesheets by 5pm and withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift within the same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Why us?

  • Flexible full time and part time hours available
  • Perks at Work - 30,000 discounts available in high street retailers nationwide
  • Free specialised training programs earned through credits as you work

Skills & Training

Working with Newcross will give you exclusive access to a broad range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. We cover a wide variety of topics including Basic Life Support, Epilepsy, Medication Administration, Dementia Care, Safeguarding adults, PEG and many more.

There are opportunities available for candidates to study towards a variety of National vocational qualifications (NVQ/SVQ).

Benefit from

  • Salary of up to £14.83/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay
  • Flexible full time and part time hours available
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available
  • 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

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 are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross
  • 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 with many packages of care having agreed mileage payments

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.

Local Norwich team

You will be joining our team based in Norwich, this branch is located at 7/13 Orford Place in the city centre, just a short walk from Norwich train station.

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!

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.