Support Worker - Children

Locations
Taunton, Somerset
Branch name
North Devon Somerset
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.46 per hour
We're looking for experienced Care Assistants to join our team and support children their own home within Taunton, Wellington, Bridgwater and the surrounding areas of Somerset. Whether you have some professional care experience, or have cared for a loved one or friend, we want to hear from you.

At Newcross, we believe everyone deserves the right to receive care in their own home

As a Support Worker in Taunton, Wellington, Bridgwater and the surrounding areas of Somerset, you'll be working as part of a small, close-knit team, supporting the children in your care to live an independent life in their own home. Your duties will be varied and will include aiding with personal care tasks, posture care, medication support, clinical needs, feeding and PEG care, social integration activities and any other services needed. This role is a chance to make a real difference to people's lives - without your support, they may live a life constrained to specialist units or hospitals.

Newcross perks

  • A competitive remuneration of £14.46 per hour, including holiday pay
  • A facility to instantly withdraw your pay
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Free, ongoing clinical training
  • Access to NHS registered GPs and mental health support with virtual appointments

What is Flexi Pay?

Flexi Pay is an exciting HealthForceGo® app feature that gives our healthcare staff the opportunity to gain instant access to up to 50% of the value of their existing shifts even on weekends and bank holidays.

Meet requirements

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.

Apply now and you can start working with us within a week!

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