Care Assistant - HCA

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Ebnall
Salary
£12.6 per hour
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have several Care Assistant (HCA) vacancies available for experienced carers to work with local service users around the Leominster area through our friendly Hereford branch.

The Position:

You will play a vital role in supporting the well-being 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 service users to participate in their favourite activities.

Through your kind and compassionate approach, you will build professional relationships with clients, providing companionship as well as day-to-day care. Experience of caring for those with dementia is highly desirable.

The Benefits:
  • Salary of up to £12.69/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours
  • Free uniform and ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial joining period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support based in Hereford
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
Why 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 Specification

To 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.

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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.