Complex Home Care Assistant, Falmouth - Night & Days Shifts

Up to £12.27/hr + free uniform & DBS
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Part Time

Complex Home Care Assistant, Falmouth - Night & Days Shifts

We are seeking compassionate and empathetic Care Assistants to join our complex care team in Truro, working either days, nights or a combination of these shifts to provide support and assistance to a gentleman in his own home.

This support could include:

  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Personal Care
  • Support Management
  • Conveen management
  • Knowledge of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Light Domestic Duties

Ideally you will have experience in one or more of these areas, however any experience in a complex care role could be accepted. You will have access to comprehensive training and 24 hour support, and in order to ensure that you always have enough work you will be employed on a permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours. 

You will form an integral part of the Newcross Care at Home team in this varied and rewarding role, delivering person-centred care in accordance with personalised care plans that enrich lives.

Due to the nature of this role, access to your own transport is preferable.

What Newcross Can Offer You:

  • Pay rate of £8.26 - £12.27/hour 
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours that suit you
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Free ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • One to one relationship with a local service manager based in Truro
  • 24/7 service from dedicated Central Support team

Upon joining, you’ll receive a full in-house induction as well as an introduction to the client you will be supporting, their needs and care plan. You’ll receive any training necessary to top up your skills, including a shadow shift if required.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • The ability to prove your right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a complex care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
  • 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 desirable
  • Up-to-date moving and handling training

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.