Care Assistant - Leek

Newcross Healthcare
11.96 GBP Hourly + our
13 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Newcross Healthcare are recruiting dedicated Healthcare Assistants to work in Leek, Rocester and the surrounding areas through our Cannock Branch. Due to the remote locations of a number of clients, we prefer individuals that have access to their own vehicle. 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.Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.The Care RoleWorking as a Care Assistant for Newcross means that you will be involved in maintaining a high standard of care for all of our service users that is in tune with their personal care plan. You will be assisting with personal care tasks such as dressing, washing and toileting. You must have a compassionate approach and be confident in your ability to provide life-enhancing care that protects the dignity of the client and is in line with their personalised care plan.We offer all of our staff a permanent contract with a minimum hours guarantee, with the added advantage of flexible hours that fit around pre-existing commitments. You should have at least 3 months experience in a similar role within a UK care environment, be committed to quality of care, promoting client independence and improving well-being.Newcross Perks
Competitive salary, up to GBP11.96 paid hourly including holiday payPermanent contract with guaranteed, flexible hours that suit youWeekly pay - delivered accurately and on timeCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage expenses for most clientsRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to GBP500 per successful referralOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsLocal line manager and branch support team24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearFree ongoing training and development with experienced nurses through our work credits schemeWhy 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:The right to live and work in the UKA minimum of 3 months paid experience working within a care environment in the UK in the past 3 yearsReferee contact details for your current place of work, that should include a manager that can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsA certificate that confirms your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a Newcross courseThe Local Branch:Our Cannock branch has been providing healthcare staff to a wide range of clients throughout the Staffordshire area, and is located in Commerce House, Ridings Park.Click the Apply Now button to start your applicationIf 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.