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Care Assistant

Posted 19 February by Newcross Healthcare Ended

We are seeking experienced Care Assistants to work in Northampton and the local surrounding towns and suburbs, through our Milton Keynes branch. We have a range of shifts available including days, nights and weekends, manage your own schedule to get the right work life balance to suit you.


You will need excellent clinical skills and the confidence to work with several different clients. 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 be a permanent member of the team, integral in supporting the well-being and quality of life of our clients. You will be caring for individuals in a range of settings including nursing and residential homes, so you will need to have previous experience in at least one of these. 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.

It is essential that you are confident and comfortable with delivering assistance with day-to-day tasks such as washing and dressing, meal times, personal care, community outings and other general activities that allow the service user to live their life the way they choose with dignity.

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 of Working for Newcross
  • Salary up to £12.46/hr
  • Weekly pay including holiday pay
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work.
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Free training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Online account area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
Your Local Team

Based on Bond Avenue, just off the A5 - your local team operate out of our Milton Keynes office. We supply healthcare professionals to local care establishments up to a 30 mile radius of our office, including Northampton, Bedford, Luton and Aylesbury.

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.

Person Specification

To be considered for this care assistant vacancy, you'll need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous professional care experience in the UK and at least 2 referees, one of whom can comment on your clinical ability.

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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

  • flexible
  • care
  • care assistant
  • healthcare
  • carer
  • part-time
  • HCA
  • permanent
  • vacancy
  • care agency
  • Northampton care
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Reference: 34282864

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