Care Assistant

Posted 12 February by Newcross Healthcare

We are looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants with a passion for care to join us in Tiverton, Bampton and the surrounding towns working as a member of our Barnstaple branch team.

For a limited time, be welcomed to the team with a free uniform and free DBS check!

The Position

Through your kind and compassionate approach, you will build professional relationships with clients, providing companionship as well as day-to-day care. Experience of caring for those with dementia is highly desirable.

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.

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.

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.

Many of our client locations are not accessible by public transport, therefore it is essential that you have access to your own transport.

The Benefits
  • Salary of up to £13.27/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) for a limited time
  • Free uniform 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
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year

Treating our staff well is at the centre of what we do. At Newcross we hire permanent staff, and with over 200 training courses on offer, we help them develop. 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.

The Local Branch

You can find your local branch at Unit 2, Castle Park Road in Barnstaple. Located a stone's throw from the A361, we are easily accessible from surrounding towns. We cover the North Devon area, from Bude and Holsworthy over to Tiverton, Bampton and everywhere in-between.

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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

  • care
  • care assistant
  • driving
  • carer
  • driving licence
  • healthcare assistant
  • hca
  • complex
  • complex needs
  • devon
  • chard
  • south west
  • Barnstaple
  • Tiverton
  • care at home
  • agency jobs

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