Personal Care Assistant - Young Adults

Locations
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Branch name
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £15.38 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking Personal Care Assistants to care for young adults living with additional healthcare needs in their own homes in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. Take advantage of a free DBS check, free uniform and pay rates up to £15.38/hr.

Do you want make a positive change to someone's life?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Personal Care Assistants to provide personalised care and support to young adults living with additional healthcare needs in their own homes in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Waterlooville, Hayling Island, Havant and the surrounding areas.

Skills & Opportunities

Working with Newcross will give you opportunities to develop your skill set through a comprehensive range of free training programs earned through credits as you work. Topics covered include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

What will you need?

  • 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.

The role

You will be required to provide assistance and support to our service users with additional care needs. It is essential that you are able to provide assistance with personal care, medication support, PEG and feeding, social activities and any additional services needed.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £15.38/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
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance made up of lead nurses
  • 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 friendly team

Newcross Healthcare Solutions in Chichester is located near Chichester Cathedral and provides the local West Sussex area with flexible permanent healthcare staff to residential, nursing and care homes.

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!

Begin your journey with us today!

We have branches in both Chichester and Southampton, so you can opt to interview in either of these.

If you encounter any issues when applying 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.