Senior Care Assistant

Locations
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Branch name
Durham
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.54 per hour
Are you looking to enhance you care experience? Newcross Healthcare is looking to recruit compassionate Senior Care Assistants to provide care and support to our service users living across Sunderland and the surrounds. Take advantage of a free DBS check, free uniform, ongoing training programmes and earn up to £12.54 per hour with our competitive salaries.

Are you able to work closely with others?

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!

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In this role, you'll assist elderly, recovering, or disabled clients with the activities of everyday living and will provide support and companionship to clients and help clients handle day-to-day self-care, such as toileting and hygiene.

As a Senior Carer you will have experience in all aspects of the care role and may be provided with the opportunity to lead a larger team.

This role is located across Sunderland and the surrounds.

It is essential that you have a NVQ3 or equivalent in health and social care and a medication administration certificate.

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We offer Flexi Pay. Typically, most UK healthcare workers are paid weekly or monthly but with this new service, they have the option to request an advance against the completed shifts and be paid as quickly as one hour after they've finished a day's work! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

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Newcross is one of the UK's leading providers of specialist clinical training. Every month we deliver between 150 and 200 courses to over 1,000 Nurses and Healthcare Assistants. Led by our dedicated in-house clinical trainers and supported by a network of individually selected local partners, all Clinical Courses are developed with and endorsed by our Clinical Governance Team.

The Benefits

  • Salary of up to £12.54/hr paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • 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

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.

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.

Your local branch is based in Durham, just off the A1 and a short distance from the River Wear. We cover areas from Middlesbrough and Darlington up along the Durham Heritage Coast to Sunderland, Chester-le-Street and everywhere in-between.

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.