Female Support Worker
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Edinburgh
16d ago

Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicate s to care for our female clients with learning disabilities living in care home environments in Edinburgh, Musselburgh, Longniddry and the surrounding areas.

Take advantage of a free PVG check, a free uniform and pay rates up to £13.94 per hour.

Do you want to change someone's life?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Female Support Workers to cover night shifts providing care to our female service users living in Leith, Roseburn, Gorgie, Orminston, Edinburgh, West Linton, Musselburgh, Kirkliston, Longniddry, Garvald and the surrounding areas.

The caring role

As a Care Assistant, you will be providing care and support to our female service users living with learning disabilities and within residential settings.

You will aid our service users with personal care, clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services needed.

It is essential that you have prior experience of providing care to service users living with autism and learning disabilities.

Skills & Opportunities

Successful candidates will have a chance to develop their skill set with a comprehensive range of free training programs.

These can be earned through credits as you work and cover a range of topics including Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

Further opportunities are available to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ / SVQ.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £ 13.94 / hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check ( PVG ) and uniform
  • Free ongoing training and development
  • 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! Our new app feature allows over 7500 healthcare staff to receive an advance of up to 50% of money earned during completed shifts, if they so wish.
  • includes weekends and bank holidays)

    Our friendly team

    Your new branch will be based in the Scottish capital, Newcross Healthcare's Edinburgh branch can be found at the Quadrant, New Mart Place a short walk from the Slateford train station.

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

    Requirements

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home in the UK within the last 3 years
  • You must be SSSC registered or commit to registering when joining
  • 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 willing to book onto a course with Newcross
  • Epilepsy and Medication Training
  • 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 supporting role you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

    Our recruitment process is tailored to suit you. We interview via video call, a more relaxing and enjoyable way to be interviewed.

    Plus, you won't have to travel for miles!

    Apply Now!

    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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