Learning Disabilities Care Assistant Job - Dumfries

Location
Dumfries
Salary
Up to £11.86/hr + benefits
Posted
08 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Dec 2016
Ref
HAM-LDCA-Dumfri
Contact
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Learning Disabilities Care Assistant Job - Dumfries

As a Learning Disabilities Care Assistant, you will provide essential care and support to Adults who live with a range of complex learning disabilities. It is essential that you have worked in similar environments previously and are able to work well under pressure with a kind and compassionate approach.

Due to the nature of this role, we are looking for carers who have experience working with clients with learning disabilities, autism or within a supported living environment.

This vacancy is for Ad-Hoc shifts leading to the possibility of regular shifts with clients in the local Dumfries and Galloway area. You can vary your rota during term time to accommodate a child’s school routine or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it’s your choice.

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

We can offer you:

  • Excellent rates of pay up to £11.86/hr plus bank holiday enhancements
  • Agreed mileage expenses for most clients
  • Criminal record (PVG) check refunded after initial period
  • Your own online account area to enter availability, download timesheets and receive payslips
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • One-to-one relationship with a dedicated service manager
  • Ongoing training and development through our training credits scheme

To apply for this role, 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

If you have an NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a care assistant job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Please click the 'Apply Now' link to begin your application, or call 0800 252 881 to speak to one of our dedicated HR team today.

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing contained within this job advertisement is intended to discriminate in any way against anyone.