Care Assistant

Newcross Healthcare
12.69 GBP Annual
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type

Newcross is recruiting experienced Care Assistants to work in Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severn, Stourbridge and the surrounding areas to join our local team.

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.

The Caring Role

You will be responsible for providing the highest level of care for our elderly clients. It is highly desirable that you have previous experience working with dementia / Alzheimers. You will champion the needs of those in your care, tailoring your approach to each individual and providing care in line with their unique care plan. 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 in your ability to work in a calm, reassuring manner, putting the service users at the center of all you do. This could include a range of tasks and activities such as personal care, domestic tasks and general activities that allow that individual to live their life in the way they choose. Personal care could include: dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose

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

Be welcomed into the team with a free uniform and DBS check for a limited time.

Benefits of Working for Newcross
  • Salary of up to GBP12.69/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) for a limited time
  • Free uniform for a limited time
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free training through credits earned as you work
  • Online 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 based in Worcester
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to GBP500 per successful referral
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.

Local Branch

You'll find your local branch team at 9-10 The Tything in Worcester city centre. Just up the road from Worcester Foregate Street train station, and along the A38, we are easily accessible via most modes of transport, and welcome you dropping in to say hi.

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You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK and previous professional care experience in a UK environment to apply for this vacancy.

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.