Care Assistant Job Vacancy in Gillingham

Up to £13.32/hr + benefits
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Part Time

Care Assistant Job Vacancy in Gillingham

We currently have a flexible job vacancy for an experienced Care Assistant to join our Bournemouth team working in the local Gillingham area of Dorset. You will be a permanent member of the healthcare team responsible for bringing the Newcross standard of care to every individual we care for.

You will be working regular shifts in local care, nursing and residential homes, and we have a variety of different shift patterns on offer including days, nights and weekends.

The Care Assistant Job Role:

Our business relies on the commitment and dedication of our employees to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we care for. We take pride in the quality of our care, so we’re looking for experienced care assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.

It is essential that you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis with clients or within a small team of Healthcare Assistants.

We can offer you:

  • Salary of up to £13.32/hr, paid weekly
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

In order to be considered for this Healthcare Assistant job you will need the following:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home 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
  • Moving and handling training - gained or renewed within the last 12 months
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable.

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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.