Care Assistant

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare

We are currently looking for experienced Care Assistants who are committed to delivering high-quality care to our clients in the Kingston upon Hull area. You will be working alongside our friendly Lincoln branch team.

Newcross Healthcare is an independent, family-run organisation dedicated to providing quality temporary staffing to hospitals, care homes and nursing homes in the UK.

The Position

Working as a Newcross carer means you'll be working to improve and support the quality of life and well-being of individuals you encounter. You will be dedicated to empowering each individual in your care, and a naturally compassionate person with a strong desire to achieve the best possible outcomes on every shift.

You will promote service users independence and protect their dignity through a kind and compassionate approach to personal care. Personal care could include: dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose.

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.

Perks of Working for Newcross
  • Up to £11.96/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Free training and uniform through credits earned as you work
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
Your Local Branch

You can find your local branch at 8 Checkpoint Court, a stone's throw away from the A46 and Birchwood Nature Park in Lincoln.

Why 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 position, you'll need the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 month's previous paid experience in a UK care environment and referee contact details to include a supervisor 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.

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
  • flexible
  • care
  • nursing home
  • full time
  • care assistant
  • CA
  • carer
  • healthcare assistant
  • assistant
  • job
  • senior care assistant
  • lincolnshire
  • permanent
  • Hull
  • vacancy
  • louth
  • care agency
  • Care agency
  • sca

Reference: 34103661

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