Personal Care Assistant - Children

Locations
Hereford, Herefordshire
Branch name
Hereford
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £15.96 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Personal Care Assistants to provide care and support to children living with additional healthcare needs in their own homes in Hereford, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye and the surrounding areas. Benefit from a free DBS check, free uniform, ongoing training programs and pay rates up to £15.96 per hour.

You can make a positive difference to someone's life

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Personal Care Assistants to provide outstanding individualised care and support to children living with additional healthcare needs in their homes in Hereford, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye and the surrounding areas.

  • Flexible full and part time hours available across weekday/night and weekend shifts to suit!

  • Benefit from our flexible pay feature Flexi Pay; submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day. (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

  • Perks at Work, available to all healthcare staff. Take advantage of 30,000 discounts at around 80 high street retailers!

Skills & Opportunities

Working with Newcross will enable you to access to a wide range of free training programs, earned through credits as you work. These will allow you develop your skills and will cover a range of different topics such as Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

Our Caring Role

As a Personal Care Assistant, you will provide assistance and support to children with additional healthcare needs. You will aid them with personal care, clinical needs, social activities and any other additional services needed.

Our ideal candidates will have prior experience of caring for children with additional healthcare needs and will be comfortable completing tasks involving Tracheostomy.

This role includes nights and days shifts, 7 days a week.

Our Benefits

  • Salary of up to £15.96/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
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • FREE criminal record check (DBS) and FREE uniform
  • Free client specific training to ensure you have the skills required for this role
  • Free ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • 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
  • Flexi Pay- you can decide when you want to be paid. Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!

Our Hereford Team

Located in the historic city of Hereford, Newcross Healthcare's Hereford branch is based in Kimble House on Broad Street in the city centre and provides the West of England and Herefordshire with qualified healthcare professionals.

Herefordshire is a small border county, full of castles, running from the Black Mountains in the west to the Malverns in the east.

Our 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 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 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 with many packages of care having agreed mileage payments

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.

Apply Now!

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.