Support Worker job in Ashford at Newcross Healthcare Solutions

Support Worker

Company: Newcross Healthcare Solutions

Location: Canterbury UK

Date Posted:Mar 26, 2018

Newcross Healthcare are seeking compassionate and experienced Support Workers to care for our service users who live with learning disabilities in Canterbury and the surrounding local areas. 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.Our Supporting Role Compassion and respect are key to this role, through your approach to delivering the best quality of care to the service user to respecting the families and friends of the client, and at all times providing life-enhancing care that protects the dignity of the client and is in line with their personalised care plan.It is essential that you are confident in your ability to work in a calm and compassionate manner with a range of clients, living with varying learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and/or autism. It's desirable that you have at least an NVQ2 / SVQ2 level qualification in Health and Social Care, with epilepsy training also preferable (however training can be arranged).As a successful candidate you will benefit fromSalary of up to £11.55/hr including holiday payPermanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hoursAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodFree uniform through credits earned as you workOngoing training and development available free through credits earned as you workRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral24 hour support through dedicated central teamOnline Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsLocal line manager and branch supportWhy should you join Newcross?We value all of our employees and wish for all to have clear career progression, so we offer over 200 training courses to ensure that our employees always have the opportunity to evolve in their role, learn new skills and progress further in their career.We are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving you the security of a steady income, with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you.Your local TeamLocated in the east of England, Newcross Healthcare's Canterbury branch is based on Station Road East in Canterbury city centre, just across the road from Canterbury East train station and a short distance from Canterbury Christ Church University.To apply for this role you will needThe right to live and work in the UK3 months of minimum previous paid experience working in a care environment 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 be 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 desirableClick the Apply Now button to start your applicationIf 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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