Healthcare Assistant Job in Castle Cary - Free DBS & Uniform!

Castle Cary
Up to £13.27/hr + Free DBS & Uniform
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Newcross Healthcare
Contract Type
Part Time
Healthcare Assistant Job in Castle Cary

As a Newcross Healthcare Assistant with our Yeovil team, you will take pride in giving the best possible quality of care to clients in a nursing or residential home setting in the local Street area.

This is a flexible role and means you could be working for more than one home in the local area on a part time or full time basis. We have a range of shifts available, including both days and nights, presenting the opportunity to tailor your schedule to fit family and home commitments. You should be willing to travel and due to the location of some clients, access to your own vehicle is desirable.

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

The Healthcare Assistant Job Role:

You will play a vital role in supporting the wellbeing and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and enabling our clients to participate in their favourite activities.

Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have experience within a care home, nursing home or supported living environment, with dementia care experience also highly desirable.

Benefits of being a Newcross Healthcare Assistant:

    Salary of up to £13.27/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractFree training through credits earned as you workFree uniform and criminal record check (DBS) (For a limited time!)Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral24 hour support through dedicated central teamLocal line manager and branch supportOnline Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings
In order to be successful in this caring role, you will need to be a naturally compassionate person with a strong sense of empathy for those individuals in your care.

You will also need to have:

    The right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee 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

    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

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.

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.