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Personal Care Assistant posted by Newcross Healthcare

Full Time
Hereford
£13.70/ hour

Job Description



Do you want to make a real difference to someone's life?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Personal Care Assistants to provide the highest quality of care and personalised support to our service users living with additional healthcare needs in their homes

in

Hereford, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye and the surrounding areas.

With Newcross, you can choose to work full or part time hours to fit around you, minimum hours are guaranteed, providing you with a flexible income and the comfort of an excellent work-life balance.

Furthermore, we've launched a unique flexible pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', which allows healthcare staff to access

'same day pay' via our innovative app HealthForceGo

®



What to expect in your role

As a Personal Care Assistant your responsibilities will include; personal care and support to our service users, helping with clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living.

The ideal candidate will be compassionate, positive and calm when faced with the odd challenge.


Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will have the chance to improve their skills with a range of free training programmes, earned through credits as you work. These include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and more.

With Newcross you also have the opportunity to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ/SVQ.


Benefits

  • Salary of up to £13.70/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract, guaranteeing you a minimum of 20 hours of work every week
  • Rotas organised up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • FREE criminal record check (DBS) and FREE uniform
  • Free client specific training to ensure you have the skills required for this role
  • Ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance

  • Online Intranet and Smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips

  • Support from a clinical supporting team, line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader

  • Flexi Pay- you can decide when you want to be paid. Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!



What do you need for this role?

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a 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 3 years
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross
  • You 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 manage your rota via our homecare app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable with many packages of care having agreed mileage payments

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



Your Local Team

Located in the historic city of Hereford, Newcross Healthcare's Hereford branch is based in Kimble House on Broad Street in the city centre and provides the West of England and Herefordshire with qualified healthcare professionals.



Apply today and help change someone's life

If you cannot apply online, please call [Click here to apply]. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

Reference Number

HERCC-CA-Here-OCT18

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