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Care Assistant

Posted 19 March by Newcross Healthcare Ended

Due to an exciting period of growth our friendly Ayr team now have job vacancies in Kilmarnock, Beith and the surrounding local areas. We are looking for professional, dedicated and enthusiastic Care assitants who are dedicated and committed to deliver the highest quality care to our clients.

Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.

The Job Role

Newcross relies on the commitment and dedication of our employees to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we care for. 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.

As a Care Assistant, you will be expected to provide care and attention to our clients in their homes or residential settings. As a member of our team you will provide the friendly companionship the client needs and assistant them in engaging in activities of daily living such as leisure and personal care.

Personal care could include: dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose. You will play an essential role in enabling our service users to live fulfilling lives, engaging in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.

Newcross Perks:
  • Salary of up to £11.86/hr paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (PVG) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • One-to-one relationship with a local line manager
  • 24 hour support through dedicated central team, 365 days a year
Why Newcross?

Treating our staff well is at the centre of what we do, that is why 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. 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:

Your local team is located just off the beach in the historic county town of Ayr. We are a short 15-minute walk away from the train station and easily accessible by car or bus.

We cover a wide range of areas from Kilwinning in the north to Cumnock in the East and Maybole in the South.

Requirements:

You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous paid care experience in the UK and suitable referee contact details to apply for this vacancy. You will also need a valid certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course. You will need to be SSSC registered or commit to registering when you join.

If you have an SVQ2 or equivalent 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

  • flexible
  • care
  • care assistant
  • healthcare
  • carer
  • part-time
  • HCA
  • permanent
  • vacancy
  • Kilmarnock
  • care agency
  • Scottish care
  • ayr care
  • Scottish nursing

Reference: 34282879

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