Support Worker

Locations
Norwich, Norfolk
Branch name
Norwich
Contract
Permanent
Status
Part Time
Salary
Up to £13.48 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Support Workers to care for our service users living in Norwich, Long Stratton, Thorpe St. Andrew, Poringland, Wroxham, Brundall and the surrounding Norfolk area. Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free uniform, free DBS check, free ongoing training programs, and pay rates up to £13.48/hr.

Are you looking to make a change?

Join us!

Newcross Healthcare is looking for dedicated Support Workers to care for our service users living in Norwich, Long Stratton, Thorpe St. Andrew, Poringland, Wroxham, Brundall and the surrounding areas.

Flexi Pay

This new feature allows staff to access an advance of up to 50% of the value of their shift within the same day. (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

Supporting Role

As a Support Worker, you will make sure that our service users receive personalised care and support in line with their personal care plans. You will assist them with personal care activities, clinical needs and requirements, social integration and any additional services needed.

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.

Why us?

  • Flexible full time and part time hours throughout a variety of weekday, night and weekend shifts
  • Employee perks scheme with 30,000 discounts available within a variety of retailers
  • Free training programs earned through credits as you work

Skills!

Working with Newcross will give you exclusive access to a wide variety of free training programs earned through credits as you work and covering topics such as Basic Life Support, Medication Administration, Epilepsy, Dementia Care and many more.

Additional opportunities to study towards a variety of National vocational qualifications (NVQ/SVQ) are available.

Local team

Your new team will be located at 7/13 Orford Place, just a short walk from Norwich train station. Our first branch in the east of England, we're now able to deliver the Newcross standard of person-centred care to clients across Norfolk.

What we require

  • 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 a willingness to pay for a practical Moving and Handling Newcross course)
  • 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.
  • The ideal candidates would have prior training in medication administration and basic life support.

Benefit from

  • Salary of up to £13.48/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Video calling so you can attend your interview without leaving your house
  • Free Ongoing training and development
  • 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

Apply now and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!

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.