Care Assistant
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Haddington
33d ago

Do you want to be making a difference? Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated Healthcare Assistants to provide outstanding care to our service users living in Haddington and the surrounding areas.

Benefit from a free PVG check, free uniform, ongoing training programmes and earn up to £12.13 per hour.

At Newcross we value trust, empathy and expertise, do you?

If the answer is yes then we want you!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Workers to provide exceptional care to our service users in Haddington, Tranent, Musselburgh, Gullane, North Berwick, Longniddry, Garvald and the surrounding local areas.

The Benefits you will get :

  • Salary of up to £ 12.13 / hr including holiday pay
  • Perks at Work - Enjoy our 30,000 discounts on the high street
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (PVG) and uniform
  • Free excellent training so you can broaden your skill set!
  • 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'll decide when you want to be paid. Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift within a matter of hours, (includes weekends and Bank Holidays).
  • Video calling so you can attend your interview without leaving your house
  • Your Newcross Role

    Our Assistants are responsible for providing exceptional support to our service users, helping with clinical requirements, personal care and social activities.

    You will assist our clients with other additional services that will enable them to live a full and happy life.

    You will also deal with families of clients to apprise them of the client's condition and progress.

    Our Minimum Requirements

  • 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 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to book on to a Newcross course
  • SSSC registered or you must be able to commit to registering when you join our team
  • 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 submit your timesheets via our mobile app

  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable
  • 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 Team

    The Edinburgh branch is home to the worlds largest performing arts festival - The Edinburgh Festival Fringe which takes place every year.

    You can find our branch at the Quadrant, New Mart Place.

    We offer job opportunities from areas as far south as West Linton, to Haddington in the East and as far up as North Berwick.

    Edinburgh is the greenest city in the UK!

    Skills & Training

    In this role you will have the opportunity of growing your and improving your skills as carer with our wide range of free training programmes, all offered by Newcross earned through credits as you work.

    You could choose between different packages such as Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

    With Newcross our employees also have the chance to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ / SVQ.

    Apply Today! We are waiting for you!

    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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