11 October 2010

Landmark agreement for Newcross & CrossReach


Landmark agreement sees Savings and additional Jobs come to Scotland!

Newcross celebrates expansion into Aberdeen following CrossReach contract win creating a wealth of nursing, carer and support worker full and part time jobs 

Newcross Healthcare Solutions and CrossReach are pleased to announce the signing of a 3 year multi million pound agreement on the 30th September.  The contract will mean that Newcross will supply and manage all temporary nursing and healthcare staff throughout the CrossReach organisation.

Since 1869 CrossReach, previously known as the "Church of Scotland Board of Social Responsibility" has continued the Church of Scotland's long tradition of providing care and support to those in most need throughout Scotland. This ground breaking agreement will mean that Newcross will become the "one stop shop" for all temporary nursing and care requirements that CrossReach may have.

Stephen Pattrick Chairman of Newcross Healthcare commented: "We are absolutely delighted that  Newcross has been chosen to Partner CrossReach ,this agreement will not only create substantial savings for CrossReach but also ensure that their high standards of care are maintained and enhanced through improved recruitment and monitoring systems that are unique to Newcross"

Reverend Syd Graham, convener of CrossReach, said: "There are times when relief staff are needed urgently to maintain our quality of service. Crossreach's own staff consistently receive high grades for quality from independent regulators.  It is our top priority to provide excellence of care. It is reassuring to know we are in  partnership with an agency which has also achieved recognition for quality care."

Rose Lee, Regional Operations Manager for Newcross in Scotland commented:  "This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that lives and breathes quality and service and shares many of our company values.  For Newcross in Scotland this means that due to this agreement and recent other wins we are currently recruiting for an addition 70 full and part time positions throughout Scotland! Newcross already has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Hamilton, Falkirk and Perth and we will be launching a new office in Aberdeen on 11th October with more to follow"

Established in 1996 Newcross Healthcare Solutions is a nationwide company that provides temporary healthcare and nursing staff, specialist homecare and staff management services. Since this time they have expanded across much of the UK, from Cornwall to Scotland, encompassing all health professionals, community social and other care workers.

To celebrate the launch of Newcross Aberdeen office working in conjunction with CrossReach, Newcross urgently requires experienced Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers throughout Scotland but particularly in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas. 

Benefits include:

  • Full employment contract
  • Flexible hours and a variety of work available
  • Structured training and development opportunities
  • Excellent rates of pay, paid weekly
  • Childcare Vouchers available

For further information call our recruitment line on 0800 252 881 or apply online through this link http://bit.ly/b2Zr7d