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Male Care Assistant/Support Worker

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare Ended

Newcross Healthcare are looking to recruit experienced and dedicated full-time Male Care Assistant/Support Workers in Hamilton, Coatbridge, Wishaw, Blantyre and the surrounding local areas of South Lanarkshire, to work through our friendly Hamilton branch.

You must have some previous experience of working with individuals with Learning Disabilities, Autism, challenging behaviour and epilepsy. We are looking for dedicated and compassionate healthcare professionals who will uphold our Philosophy of Care and always with a person-centred focus, promoting the dignity and independence of our service users, enabling them to live fulfilling lives.

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

The Support Role

This position is predominantly caring for clients with Epilepsy - you should have experience in this area along with medications training - although training could be provided. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Support Workers.

You will be promoting a more independent and fulfilling lifestyle, enabling service users to access to community and interact with friends, family and local people.

Shifts can include days, nights and/or weekends. This is a flexible part-time full-time position and means you could be working for more than one home in the local area you should be willing to work at short notice shifts in this position.

Ideally we are seeking car drivers for this position, however we also have vacancies available in areas reachable by public transport - so if you're willing to travel locally, we'd love to hear from you.

Newcross Support Perks
  • Salary of up to £13.18/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
  • 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
Why 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.

SW Role 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. It is highly desirable you have an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care with Mediction certification or be willing to work towards completing this.

The Local Branch:

Your local branch is based on Castle Street in Hamilton town centre, a short walk away from the local train station. Hamilton is home to Chatelherault Country Park - the hunting lodge of the previous Dukes of Hamilton; which is only a short 6 minute drive away from our branch

We deliver the Newcross standard of care to clients across Lanarkshire, including areas such as Cumbernaud and Wilshaw.

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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
  • support worker
  • flexible
  • care
  • nursing home
  • full time
  • care assistant
  • CA
  • agency
  • carer
  • healthcare assistant
  • hca
  • scotland
  • job
  • epilepsy
  • permanent
  • vacancy
  • male
  • care agency
  • coatbridge
  • blantyre
  • south lanarkshire

Reference: 34103658

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