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Supported Living Care Assistant

Posted 29 January by Newcross Healthcare Ended

Newcross Healthcare has several job vacancies for experienced Care Assistants to work with our clients living in Supported Living in the Tyne and Wear area through our local Newcastle branch based on Sandyford Road.

The Supported Living Care Assistant Role

You will be offering essential care and support to clients living in supported living environments in the Tyne and Wear and Hexham areas. Our business 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 people with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.

Successful candidates will have previous experience in supported living environments, have a medication certificate and preferably be a car driver.

Benefits
  • Salary of up to £11.14/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (DBS) 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?

In our 21 years experience we've developed a rigorous recruitment system to ensure only the best people join the Newcross team; we've innovated our IT systems to ensure a seamless, efficient service to all clients; and we've achieved three international ISO awards for our quality processes, environmental policies and IT security.

Requirements
  • 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
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months
  • Medication certificate essential

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

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
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  • carer
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  • hca
  • job
  • senior care assistant
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  • newcastle
  • vacancy
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  • tyne and wear supported living care assistant

Reference: 34103654

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