Student Nurse: Care Assistant

Perth, Perth & Kinross
Branch name
Part Time
Up to £12.55 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Student Nurses to work as Care Assistants caring and supporting our service users living in Perth and the surrounding areas. Benefit from flexible rotas, free PVG check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £12.55 per hour and free ongoing training programs.

Are you a student nurse looking for a flexible and rewarding job?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Student Nurses looking to work as Care Assistants, providing care and support to service users in various nursing, residential and specialist care homes in Perth and the surrounding areas.


As a Care Assistant, you will ensure that our service users receive life-enhancing care and support in line with their needs and requirements. You will assist with personal care, clinical needs, dressing, washing, toileting and engage with them, their families, visitors and other residents.

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 makes Newcross different?

  • Flexible full time and part time hours with weekday, weekend and night shifts available
  • Perks at Work - 30,000 discounts available in various high street retailers within the UK
  • Free specialised training programs earned through credits as you work

What is our Flexi Pay app feature?

We have an innovative app feature that enables staff to withdraw up to 50% of the value of their shifts within the same day by simply submitting their timesheets before 5pm! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Why choose us?

  • Flexible full time and part time hours including weekend, weekday and night shifts
  • Perks at Work scheme giving you access to 30,000 discounts in various high street retailers
  • Free specialised training programs earned through credits as you work

Benefit from

  • Salary of up to £12.55/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (PVG) and uniform
  • Free ongoing training and development
  • 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

Train with our team!

Candidates will have the opportunity to develop their existing skill set with a wide variety of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics will include Basic Life Support, Medication Administration, Epilepsy, End of Life Care, Safeguarding Adults and many more.

Person 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 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

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.

Apply now and a friendly 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.