Personal Care Assistant

Locations
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Branch name
Shrewsbury
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £15.96 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Personal Care Assistants to care for our service users living with additional healthcare needs in their own homes in Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Market Drayton, Newtown, Ludlow and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free specialised training, free uniform, free DBS check and pay rates up to £15.96/hr.

Newcross Healthcare Shrewsbury is located in Shrewsbury Business Park, near Percy Throwers Garden Centre and Shrewsbury Town Football Ground.

Make a difference today!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Personal Care Assistants to care for our service users living with additional care needs in Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Market Drayton, Newtown, Ludlow and the surrounding areas.

Why Newcross?

  • Employee 'Perks at Work' scheme with 30,000 discounts
  • Specialised training programs earned through credits as you work
  • Flexi Pay feature enabling to receive an advance of up to 50% of the value of your shift on the same day (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Position

As a Personal Care Assistant, you will be required to care for our service users with additional care needs. You will provide assistance with daily living activities, clinical requirements, social activities and any additional services needed.

Benefit from

  • Salary of up to £15.96/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract
  • Guaranteed minimum of 20 hours of work every week
  • Rotas organised up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Specialised training
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • FREE criminal record check (DBS) and FREE uniform
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance

Skills & Development

Successful candidates will have opportunities to enhance their career with a variety of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics vary and include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration and many more.

Further opportunities could be available for staff to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ/SVQ.

Role Specification

  • 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 a willingness to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross course)
  • 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 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Apply Today!

If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. 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!

Newcross Healthcare Shrewsbury is located in Shrewsbury Business Park, near Percy Throwers Garden Centre and Shrewsbury Town Football Ground.