Care Assistant

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare

Newcross Healthcare is looking to recruit experienced and dedicated Care Assistants (HCA) to uphold our philosophies in and around Norwich city centre and the outlying towns of Thorpe St. Andrew, Poringland, Wroxham and Brundall.

Join us today and receive a free criminal record (DBS) check and free uniform as a welcoming gift (limited time only)

The Position:

Newcross Healthcare has been providing excellent quality care staff to nursing homes, hospitals and people in their own homes for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on employing only the very best, experienced care staff and ensuring our clients receive the highest quality person-centred care.

You will play an essential part in 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 clients to participate in their favourite activities.

We offer care to clients in a variety of environments including hospitals, care homes, nursing homes and supported living, so it's essential you have experience in at least one of these settings. Experience of caring for those with dementia is also highly desirable.

If you're looking for flexible day, night or weekend shifts and the chance to choose your own rota with the added support of a permanent contract, guaranteed hours and a local line manager, this is the job for you!

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:
  • Salary of up to £11.75/hr including holiday pay
  • Weekly pay, delivered accurately and on time
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Criminal record check (DBS) and uniform FREE for a limited time
  • Uniform and training available free through credits earned as you work
  • 24 hour support through dedicated central team, 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
The Local Branch

Our Norwich branch is based at 7/13 Orford Place in the city centre, 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.

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.

The Requirements

In order to be considered for this Care Assistant job, you will need the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous paid experience within a UK care environment and referee contact details to include a manager who can comment on your clinical ability.

If you have an NVQ2 / SVQ2 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
  • norwich
  • flexible
  • care
  • nursing home
  • full time
  • care assistant
  • CA
  • agency
  • carer
  • healthcare assistant
  • hca
  • job
  • senior care assistant
  • norfolk
  • permanent
  • vacancy
  • east
  • care agency
  • wroxham
  • brundall
  • poringland
  • thorpe st andrew

Reference: 34103652

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