Care Assistant Job in Okehampton - Meds Trained

Location
Okehampton
Salary
Up to £13.27/hr + free uniform & DBS
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
14 Nov 2016
Ref
EXE-NVQCA-Okeha
Contact
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Care Assistant Job in Okehampton - Meds Trained

We have several flexible vacancies available for experienced Care Assistants and/or Support Workers to work in sheltered housing and supported living environments in and around the Okehampton area through our friendly Exeter branch.

We are especially seeking individuals with NVQ/SVQ qualifications Health and Social Care with medication administration certificates.

If you are a professional, dedicated and enthusiastic carer that can offer commitment to deliver the highest standards of care to our clients, we can offer you flexible working hours to suit your availability. We have a range of shifts available, including days, nights and weekends or a combination of these, presenting the opportunity to work around your home life.

For a limited time, we are also offering a free uniform and free DBS check when you join our team!

Our person centred service is designed to enable the service users to interact with their families and also the local community, enabling them to maximise their independence and live fulfilling lives. A conscientious and dedicated approach to personalised care makes an incredible difference to all service users, which is why we are looking to employ the best people, to develop the best skills.

Working as a Newcross Care Assistant, we can offer you:

  • Salary of up to £13.27/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free training through credits earned as you work
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform (For a limited time only!)
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslip
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support team

We take pride in the quality of our care, so we’re looking for experienced individuals with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.

In order to be considered for this position you will need the following:

  • 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
  • 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 with medication certificate essential
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or be willing to book onto a Newcross course

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.