Senior Care Assistant

Locations
Coventry, West Midlands
Branch name
Coventry
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £14.09 per hour
Are you a compassionate and caring nurse? Then join our rewarding team today! Newcross are looking for experienced Senior Care Assistants to support our users working full or part time hours in a variety of nursing, residential and specialist care homes in Coventry and the surrounds. Take advantage of a range of benefits, including; a free DBS check, a free uniform, ongoing training programmes and pay rates up to £14.09 per hour with our competitive salaries.

Do you have experience as a Senior Carer?

Then apply today and join our team today as a Senior Care Assistants providing care and support to our service users living in Coventry, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Warwick and Kenilworth.

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

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Apply now to find out more!

What to expect

Your responsibilities will include; personal care, helping with social activities, aiding with clinical needs and assisting with any other additional services that will enable our service users to live their daily lives as they choose as independently as possible, in line with their personalised care plan.

It is important that the ideal applicant is compassionate and caring, providing expert support that allows our service users to live the life they wish to lead with dignity.

Skills

This is a great chance for you to improve your skill set with a range of free training programmes available, all provided by Newcross earned through credits as you work. This could include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

With Newcross you could also have the opportunity to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ.

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 but not essential

Benefits include

  • Salary of up to £14.09/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Specialised nurse training available free through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Revalidation support through local line manager and Clinical Governance team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings

Flexi Pay

With our new flexible pay feature on the HealthForceGo app you can decide when you want to be paid. Simply submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day, even on bank holidays and weekends!

Platinum Ticket

As a Registered Nurse, you can access our exclusive Platinum Ticket Invitation, which means you'll receive a free uniform when you join our team, a free DBS check upfront, and a £500 welcome bonus after your first 250 hours of work with Newcross.

Apply!


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

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.

Our Coventry branch is based in the Cobalt Centre on Middlemarch Business Park near the Airport. We cover a wide range of areas in the West Midlands such as Solihull, Nuneaton, Rugby and Stratford-upon-Avon.