Complex Care Assistant Job in Williton, Somerset

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Up to £13.26/hr + Free uniform & DBS
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Part Time

Complex Care Assistant Job in Williton, Somerset

We are seeking experienced Care Assistants to join our complex care team in Williton working either day, night or weekend shifts.

For a limited time, receive a free DBS check and free uniform when you join our team!

Newcross Healthcare specialises in providing the highest quality person-centred care to adults and children with complex health needs in their own homes. Thus we are looking for experienced, dedicated, empathetic individuals who can commit to delivering the very best of care to all of those in our care.

The Complex Care Assistant Job Role:

You must have a compassionate 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. 

Daily 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.

Why join the Newcross Complex Care team:

  • Pay rate of £9.53 to £13.27/hr 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
  • 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

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.

In order to apply for this Care Assistant job in the complex care team, 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
  • Moving and handling training - gained or renewed within the last year
  • Medication administration certificate highly preferable
  • Driving license and access to a car is 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.