Care Assistant

Posted 19 February by Newcross Healthcare Ending soon

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

We are currently looking for dedicated and experienced Care Assistants who are committed to delivering the highest quality care, to work with clients in the Lincoln area as part of our Lincoln branch team.

The Caring Position

Joining Newcross in a care assistant job means you understand the importance of a personalised approach to care. With a natural ability to put each person's needs at the centre of all you do, you will provide compassionate care in a professional manner at all times.

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. 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.

With several full and part time vacancies available, we are offering the successful candidates the opportunity to work flexible hours suited to you in local care and nursing homes around Dingwall.

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
  • 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. Opened in 2016, Lincoln is a newly established branch and has been bringing excellent care to clients throughout Lincolnshire for more than a year. We've expanded to cover a wide area of Lincolnshire, from Boston to Grimsby.

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.

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
  • lincoln
  • vacancy
  • care agency
  • Care agency
  • sca

Reference: 34282830

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