Care at Home Job Vacancy in Williton - Free Uniform & DBS

Location
Williton
Salary
Up to £11.77/hr + Free uniform & DBS
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
14 Nov 2016
Ref
TAUCC-CCA-Willi
Contact
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Care at Home Job Vacancy in Williton

We are seeking experienced, dedicated Home Care Assistants to join our complex care team in Williton. We have a range of shifts available, including days, nights, weekends or a combination of these, presenting the opportunity to tailor your schedule to fit your family and other commitments.

The Caring Role:

To be successful in this role, you must have a compassionate, sensitive approach and be able to provide life-enhancing care that protects the dignity of the client and is in-line with their personalised care plan.

You should be an experienced carer, with the drive to expand your knowledge base to cover complex needs. This could include: learning disabilities, tracheostomy, suctioning, stoma, ventilators and challenging behaviour, however any experience in a complex care role could be accepted. 

Day-to-day tasks could include medication administration, PEG feeding, mobilisation, pressure management as well as personal hygiene and enabling our clients to take part in their favourite activities. Full training and client specific introductions will be provided.

Benefits of working as a Newcross Home Carer:

  • Up to £11.77/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed, flexible hours that suit you
  • Weekly pay - delivered accurately and on time
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Free ongoing training and development with experienced nurses through our work credits scheme

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 apply for this position you will need to have:

  • 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
  • Medication administration certificate highly desirable
  • Drivers preferred
  • 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.