Care Assistant - HCA - Kington

Newcross Healthcare
12.69 GBP Hourly
06 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Newcross are recruiting in Kington and throughout Herefordshire for experience Care Assistants / HCAs to provide excellence in care to local people as a member of our Hereford branch team.The Position:Great care is so much more than a set of actions, it's about recognising the capabilities of each person and empowering them to live their life in a more fulfilling way.You will play a vital role in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual you encounter. This will include a range of daily tasks such as assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care, toileting and enabling service users to participate in their favourite activities.The Benefits:Salary of up to GBP12.69/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hoursFree uniform and ongoing training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial joining periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch support based in HerefordRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to GBP500 per successful referralWhy Newcross?We value great employees. If you are a dedicated carer who puts the needs and welfare of the service users at the forefront of everything you do - Newcross is the company for you.We'll help you to develop your skills, offering up over 200 free training courses, accessed through credits earned as you work. We'll also offer you the opportunity to work regular or flexible, full or part time shifts on your choice of days, nights or weekends, but with all the security of a minimum guaranteed hours and a steady income.To ensure you can meet your guaranteed hours, you should be willing to travel up to 30 minutes to a variety of clients in the local areas.The Local Branch:Opened in 2015, your local branch is situated in Kemble House on Broad Street in Hereford city centre. We cover a wide area of Herefordshire, offering shifts from Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye up to Leominster and Bromyard.If you want to join a team that shares core values of trust, expertise and empathy, then please do apply today.Person SpecificationTo be considered for this care assistant vacancy, you will need 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 and referee contact details for your current place of work and other most recent employments, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.