Care Assistant – HCA

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Care Assistant - HCA

Newcross Healthcare Published: August 13, 2017
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This vacancy is specifically for a Care Assistant role, working in nursing and care homes around the Hawkhurst area of Western Kent. 

The Position:

You’ll be an excellent care giver, ensuring that each clients’ personal care plan is adhered to and enabling every individual you encounter to live more fulfilling lives.

Tasks could include a range of activities such as assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and any other general task that enables clients to live their life the way they choose.

Drivers are preferred for this role, however as long as you are local to the area and/or willing to travel locally via public transport, we have the role for you.

The Benefits:

  • Salary of up to £11.30/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year

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.

The Company

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is an independent, family-run organisation dedicated to providing quality temporary staffing to hospitals, care homes and nursing homes in the UK. Because of our reputation as a great employer, we attract highly skilled healthcare professionals with care expertise ranging from paediatric nurses to carers for adults with learning disabilities. In our 21 years’ experience, we have created a recruitment system that ensures that we only hire the best people.

The Local Branch

Our Ashford branch launched in the June of 2015 and has brought excellence in care to a huge array of individuals in the local area. As people recognise the quality of care they can achieve with Newcross staff, demand for our services has increased exponentially. Our branch is now covering a wide area of the southeast of England, from Bromley in Greater London all the way down to Folkestone on the coast.

Person Specification

In order to be considered for this care assistant job you will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, recent experience in a similar role and contactable referees who can comment on your clinical ability.

You'll also need a certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course.

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.

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