Complex Care Assistant - Hereford

Newcross Healthcare
13.70 GBP Hourly + our
13 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Newcross Healthcare are seeking experienced and dedicated complex care assistants to deliver the highest quality of care to our service users predominantly living in their own homes in Hereford and the wider Herefordshire area.Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.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.The Care Role:In this caring position your daily tasks could include; dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose. You will be playing an essential role in enabling our service users to live fulfilling lives, engaging in their favourite activities and interacting with their families, visitors and other residents.Our Complex Care at home teams provide high quality, life enhancing complex care in the home to clients with a range of complex healthcare needs. Previous experience in caring for those with complex healthcare needs is highly desirable.Newcross PerksSalary of up to GBP13.70/hr including holiday payPermanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hoursAgreed mileage payments for most clientsFor a limited time, free Criminal record check (DBS) and uniform Ongoing training and development available free through credits earned as you workRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to GBP500 per successful referral24-hour support through dedicated central teamOnline Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsLocal line manager and branch supportWhy 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.The Local Branch:Located in the historic city of Hereford, Newcross Healthcare's Hereford branch is based in Kimble House on Broad Street in the city centre and provides the West of England and Herefordshire with qualified healthcare professionals.To apply for this role, you will need:The right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee 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 jobsA certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a Newcross courseAccess to your own vehicle (preferred)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.Click the Apply Now button to begin 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.