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Care Assistant

Posted 26 February by Newcross Healthcare Ended

We are currently seeking dedicated and experienced Care Assistants who are committed to delivering the highest quality of care to our service users in the Lincoln area as part of our Lincoln branch team.

Working for Newcross is entirely flexible, work full or part time hours, choose your rota to fit around your life with the security of a permanent job with guaranteed hours and a local line manager. We have a range of shifts available from long days and nights to evenings and weekends.

For a limited time receive free uniform and DBS with this role.

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

Your 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.

As a successful candidate you will benefit from
  • Salary of up to £11.96/hr paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free DBS & uniform for a limited time only
  • 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 should you 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.

To apply for this role you will need
  • To prove your right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs

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.

Your Local team

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.

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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.

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