Support Worker

Portree, Western Isles
Branch name
Part Time
Up to £14.42 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is looking for Support Workers to care for our service users living in Portree and the surrounding areas.

If you're looking for a new role and feel like you'd be interested in working for Newcross Healthcare, one of Britain's leading providers of care, carry on reading!

Do you want to be making a difference?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Support Workers to provide excellent care and support to our service users living in Portree and the surroundings.

This role has a variety of shifts available including sleepover shifts.

Your Local Branch

Our Inverness team works tirelessly to provide the region with the highest quality of healthcare professionals to assist those in need of outstanding care and support.

We are situated in Bank Street, close to Inverness train station and just by the River Ness.

The Role

As a Support Worker, you will be helping our users with the development of new skills, supporting the development of daily living activities and tasks and encouraging integration and participation within the local community.

It is essential that you are confident in your ability to work in a calm and compassionate manner with a range of clients who vary in age, with each individual experiencing different challenges due to their physical or learning disabilities.

It is highly desirable that you are training in medication administration for this role.

You will need to have:

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous care experience working in a care environment in the UK
  • Certification to confirm your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months - or you are willing to complete one with Newcross Healthcare
  • You will need access to a smartphone or device, with internet access to submit your timesheets via our mobile app
  • Car driver is preferred for this role
  • SSSC registered or you must be able to commit to registering when you join our team

The Newcross Perks

  • Salary of up to £14.42/hr including holiday pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (PVG) and uniform
  • Accommodation provided approx 10 mins from work location
  • Perks at Work scheme with access to amazing discounts from 80 UK retailers
  • Flexible working hours across weekdays, nights and weekends
  • Flexi Pay - same day pay feature via our HealthForceGo app
  • Recommend a Friend scheme - earn up to £500 for a successful referral
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Access to our exclusive training programmes to broaden your healthcare knowledge

Click the button to Apply

Our applicants now have access to video interviewing, so rather than having to travel to an interview, they can talk to us from the comfort of their own home.

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will endeavour to assist you in your application.

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