Home Care Assistant - Child with Complex Needs in Truro

Up to £14/hr + free uniform & DBS
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Part Time

Home Care Assistant - Child with Complex Needs in Truro

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Paediatric Care Assistant to join our Complex Care at Home team in Truro, Cornwall. You will be working regular evening and/or night shifts with our client to ensure their wellbeing overnight and to help with bathing, tracheostomy tape change and other duties.

 A sensitive, caring and professional approach is required for this role in order to maintain our ethos of high quality of care and person-centred approach.

Experience of pain management and working with children is essential for this role.

We are looking for an experienced Home Carer or Healthcare Assistant who:

  • Is committed to the caring profession
  • Has a sensitive, professional approach
  • Has knowledge of tracheostomy  & Gastrostomy/PEG feeds
  • Is reliable and dependable and able to work independently
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has good record keeping skills
  • Is able to work autonomously 

The Role of a Paediatric Care Assistant:

You will be an integral part of supporting the wellbeing of our client. You will have access to comprehensive training and 24-hour support to ensure you continue to grow and develop your skills. It’s important that you work in a sensitive and professional manner with both our client and their family group.

The Benefits of Joining Newcross Include:

  • Salary from £11.00 - £14/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours that suit you
  • Free DBS check upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Free ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Client-specific induction during the day
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24/7 service from dedicated Central Support team.

In order to apply for this paediatric Care Assistant job, you will need:

  • 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
  • Own transport preferable
  • 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.

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.