Care Assistant

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare

Do you want to be part of a successful expanding team with a company that values your professional worth? We have several flexible vacancies for experienced Care Assistants (HCA) working full or part time hours in a variety of exceptional nursing, residential and specialist care homes throughout the Cheshire region. We are currently looking to recruit Care Assistants who would be interested in shifts in Ellesmere Port, Deeside, Chester and the surrounding areas.

For a limited time only, be welcomed to the Chester branch team with a free uniform and free DBS check.

The Position

Working as a Newcross Care Assistant means you will be involved in ensuring each resident receives an excellent standard of care that meets their personal care plan. Personal care could include: dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose. You will play an essential role in enabling residents to live fulfilling lives, partaking in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.

You will be supporting service users with a variety of different healthcare requirements, each with a personalised care plan suited to their individual needs, as well as caring for people with nursing and/or dementia needs. 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.

In order to ensure you always have enough work, you should be willing to travel around the local surrounding areas, therefore access to your own vehicle or public transport is desirable.

So if you can offer an ongoing commitment to promote the day-to-day lives of people in your local area, we can offer you flexible working hours suited to your availability, but with all the security of a permanent, guaranteed hours contract.

Newcross Perks
  • Salary of up to £11.96/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible and guaranteed hours contract
  • Ongoing training and development free through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free uniform for a limited time
  • Criminal record check (DBS) for a limited time
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour central contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support team based in Chester
Why Should You Apply?

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.

The Requirements

To be considered for this care assistant position, you will need the right to live and work in the UK, recent paid experience working in a UK care environment and at least 2 referee contract details, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability.

You'll also need 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.

The Local Branch

Your local branch is based in Chester - you can find us at 17 - 19 Boughton, just off of the A51. We are easily accessible by both car and public transport, being just a 7 minute walk from Chester train station and a few minutes from the Grosvenor precinct.

Our Chester branch covers the wider Cheshire area and parts of Northern Wales, from Holywell and Wrexham, to Crewe and Northwich.

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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
  • hca
  • chester
  • job
  • senior care assistant
  • north west
  • cheshire
  • permanent
  • vacancy
  • deeside
  • care agency

Reference: 34103651

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