Care Assistant - Worcester
Our Worcester branch team has vacancies for well trained Care Assistants (HCA) with at least 3 months experience to work in a variety of care settings including nursing and care homes in Malvern, Evesham, Droitwich, Worcester and the surrounding areas. We are seeking individuals to fill permanent positions within our company - bringing the Newcross standard of care to local establishments. You could be working in a variety of homes local to your area; a willingness to travel between clients is essential.Caring Position 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 centre 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. Unlike an agency care job, you will benefit from a flexible working routine yet with all the benefits of a permanent job; including guaranteed hours, a permanent contract, and a local branch manager.Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.Perks of Working for NewcrossSalary of up to GBP12.69/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractFree uniform for a limited time Free criminal record check (DBS) for a limited time Agreed mileage payments for most clientsFree training through credits earned as you work Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch support based in WorcesterRecommend a friend scheme, paying up to GBP500 per successful referralWhy 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.Requirements:The right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment 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 jobsNVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferableA certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months.Click the Apply Now button to being 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.