Care Assistant

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare

Newcross Healthcare are looking for experienced Care Assistants (HCA) to uphold our philosophies and provide first class care to clients in and around in Denbigh, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno, Bangor, Anglesey andCaernarfon through our friendly, local branch.

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.

The Position:

Through your kind and compassionate approach, you will build professional relationships with clients, providing companionship as well as day-to-day care. You will play a vital rolein supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and enabling service users to participate in their favourite activities.

It's essential you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Healthcare Assistants.

As a naturally compassionate person, you will play an essential part in delivering great quality, person-centred care to every individual you encounter. 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.

Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.

Newcross Perks:
  • Salary of up to £11.96/hr, paid weekly incl. holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for some clients
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial 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
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
Your Local Branch

Our Colwyn Bay branch is situated on Station Road, just opposite the train station! We cover towns in northern Wales such as Anglesey, Prestatyn, Denbign and Llanrwst.

We are down the road from the popular seaside resort Rhos-on-Sea, which includes a number of historic sites associated to Llywelyn the Great who was Prince of Gwynedd in the 13th century.

Why Join 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.

You will need:
  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home 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 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs.
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or be willing to book onto a Newcross course

If you have an NVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a care assistant job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

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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
  • agency
  • carer
  • healthcare assistant
  • job
  • ca
  • senior care assistant
  • permanent
  • wales
  • vacancy
  • north wales
  • care agency
  • colwyn bay
  • llandudno
  • conwy
  • abergele
  • llanrwst
  • deganwy

Reference: 34103646

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