Personal Care Assistant - Children

Locations
Exeter, Devon
Branch name
Exeter
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £15.35 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Female Personal Care Assistant to cover night shifts caring for a young boy with complex needs living in Exeter and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free specialised training programs, free uniform, free DBS check and earn up to £15.35/hr.

Do you want to change the life of a young boy?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Female Personal Care Assistant to provide care and support to a young boy living with complex needs in the Exeter area.

This position is only for night shifts.

Role

As a Personal Care Assistant, you will ensure that our service users with complex needs receive continuous care and support completing a variety of tasks. These vary depending on the needs of our service users but include daily living activities, personal care tasks, clinical needs, social activities and any additional services required.

It is essential that you are compassionate, dedicated and responsive to the needs of our service users and their family.

It is highly desirable that you have previous experience of caring for children in the local community.

Flexi Pay!

With Flexi Pay, you have the chance to access up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day. (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £15.35/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract, guaranteeing you a minimum of 20 hours of work every week
  • Rotas organised up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Free ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • Video calling so you can attend your interview without leaving your house
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 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
  • Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available

Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will have the chance to develop their existing skill set with a wide range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. You will also be covering topics such as Basic Life Support, Dementia Care, Basic Life Support, PEG, Dementia Care and many more.

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 workplace, 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 but not mandatory

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.

Exeter team

Your local branch is based in Exeter, and covers a wide area of East Devon, including Crediton, Exmouth, Sidmouth, Honiton, Axminster and Okehampton.

You can find us at 31-33 Southernhay East, located in the city centre, close to the cathedral and Exeter train station.

Apply 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.

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!