Personal Support Worker - Young Adults

Locations
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Branch name
Chichester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £15.38 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Personal Support Workers to provide excellent care to young people living with challenging behaviour in their own homes in central Portsmouth. Benefit from our flexible work rotas, free specialised training, free uniform, free DBS check and pay rates up to £15.38/hr.

Do you want to develop your skill set?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Personal Support Workers to provide excellent care and personalised support to young people living with challenging behaviour in their own homes in central Portsmouth.

  • Organised rotas to suit your existing commitments!

  • Our flexible pay feature Flexi Pay, enables you to 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!

The role

You will be responsible for providing assistance and support to our service users with additional healthcare needs. You will aid with personal care, clinical needs, social activities and any additional needs required.

Skills & Opportunities

Working with Newcross will provide you with exclusive access to a wide range of free training programs. They can be earned through credits as you work and include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

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
  • 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 Chichester 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.

Sailing on the Solent and Chichester Harbour is very popular.

Role 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 supporting job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

We've recently introduced video interviewing, as applicants are finding it more relaxing and more enjoyable. Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

Apply Now!

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.