Care Assistant job in Gillingham at Newcross Healthcare Solutions

Care Assistant

Company: Newcross Healthcare Solutions

Location: Gillingham UK

Date Posted:Apr 05, 2018

We are currently seeking dedicated and experienced Care Assistants who are committed to delivering the highest quality of care to our service users in Gillingham, Rochester and the surrounding areas of northern Kent, operating through our Branch.Working for Newcross is entirely flexible, work full or part time hours, choose your rota to fit around your life with the security of a permanent job with guaranteed hours and a local line manager. We have a range of shifts available from long days and nights to evenings and weekends.Due to rural client locations and shift times, public transport is not always readily available, therefore access to your own vehicle is desirable.Your Caring PositionWorking as a Newcross carer means you'll be working to improve and support the quality of life and well-being of individuals you encounter. You will be dedicated to empowering each individual in your care, and a naturally compassionate person with a strong desire to achieve the best possible outcomes on every shift.You will promote service users independence and protect their dignity through a kind and compassionate approach to personal care. Personal care could include: dressing, washing, toileting and enabling service users to live their daily lives as they choose.This is a permanent job with the flexibility to work short or long day shifts, nights or weekends or a combination of these. You can vary your rota to accommodate family commitments or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it's your choice.As a successful candidate you will benefit fromCompetitive salary up to £11.55/h, paid hourly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsRecommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referralOne-to-one relationship with a local line manager 24 hour support through dedicated central team, 365 days a yearWhy Should you join Newcross? Newcross Healthcare value all of our employees and wish for all to have clear career progression because of this (unlike any other agency) we offer over 200 training courses to ensure that our employees always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learn new skills and develop and progress further in their career.It is important for us to provide stability to our people, we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving them the security of a steady income, with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you.To apply to this role you will need 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 jobsA certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or are willing to book onto a Newcross courseYou will need access to a smartphone, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to submit your timesheets via our mobile appAccess to your own vehicle is desirableIf 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.The Local TeamWe provide first class healthcare professionals to care and nursing establishment across the Medway and Northern Kent areas, including Gillingham, Gravesend, Dartford and Maidstone.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. View full job description
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