Support Worker

Locations
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Branch name
Coventry
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £12.23 per hour
Do you have a passion to care? Are you looking to broaden your skill set? Newcross Healthcare are seeking dedicated Support Workers to provide excellent care and support to our service users in Nuneaton, Bedworth and the surrounding local areas. Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free uniform and DBS, ongoing training programmes and earn up to £12.23/hr.

Providing support and care to others is a rewarding experience

Newcross Healthcare are seeking experienced Support Workers to provide life-enhancing care and support to our service users in Nuneaton, Bedworth and Coventry.

With Newcross choose to work full or part time hours, to fit around you, minimum hours are guaranteed, providing you with a flexible income and the comfort of an excellent work-life balance.

Furthermore, we've launched a unique flexible pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', which allows healthcare staff to access 'same day pay' via our innovative app HealthForceGo®

What to expect in your role

As a Support Worker your responsibilities will include; assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks, helping with clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living.

The ideal candidate will be compassionate, positive and ready for the occasional challenge.

Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will have the chance to improve their skills with a range of free training programmes, earned through credits as you work. These include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and more.

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

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £12.23/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
  • 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!

What do you need for this role?

  • 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 supporting role you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.


Apply today and help change someone's life

Your local Team

Located in the West Midlands of England, Newcross Healthcare's Coventry branch provides qualified nurses, care assistants and care workers to the surrounding region.

The branch is based in the Cobalt Centre on Middlemarch Business Park close to the airport.

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If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions are committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing contained within this job advertisement is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.