Care Assistant

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare

Newcross Healthcare have several Care Assistant (HCA) vacancies available for experienced and dedicated carers to work with local service users in Hereford, Leominster, Ledbury, Bromyard, Kington and the surrounding towns through our friendly Hereford branch.

The Care Assistant Position:

We take pride in the quality of our care, so we're looking for experienced Care Assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.

It is essential that you are dedicated to promoting the well-being and quality of life of each individual you care for. This means recognising the capabilities of each person, championing their needs and seeing them as more than a care plan.You will need to share our values of protecting dignity, promoting well-being and working in a person-centred manner at all times. You will strive to recognise the capabilities of each person, promote their dignity at all times and see them as more than just a care plan.

Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and enabling clients to participate in their favourite activities.

This is a permanent job with the flexibility to work short or long day shifts, nights or weekends or a combination of these. You can vary your rota to accommodate family commitments or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it's your choice. Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.

The Benefits of Working for Newcross:
  • Salary of up to £12.69/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours
  • Free uniform and ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial joining period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support based in Hereford
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
The Local Branch:

Opened in 2015, your local branch is situated in Kemble House on Broad Street in Hereford city centre. We cover a wide area of Herefordshire, offering shifts from Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye up to Leominster and Bromyard.

If you want to join a team that shares core values of trust, expertise and empathy, then please do apply today.

Why Work for Newcross?

Newcross Healthcare value all of our employees and wish for all to have clear career progression because of this (unlike any other agency) we offer over 200 training courses to ensure that our employees always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learn new skills and develop and progress further in their career.

It is important for us to provide stability to our people, we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving them the security of a steady income, with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you.

Person Specification

To be considered for this care assistant vacancy, you will need 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 and referee contact details for your current place of work and other most recent employments, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability.

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If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

Required skills

  • part time
  • flexible
  • care
  • nursing home
  • full time
  • care assistant
  • CA
  • agency
  • carer
  • healthcare assistant
  • Care assistant
  • hca
  • job
  • senior care assistant
  • care agency
  • Hereford care
  • leominster care
  • ledbury care
  • bromyard care
  • kington care

Reference: 34103645

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