Personal Support Worker - Young Adults
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Portsmouth
16d ago

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Personal Support Workers to provide care to young people living with challenging behaviour in their own homes in central Portsmouth.

Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free specialised training, free uniform, free DBS check and pay rates up to £15.38 / hr.

Change someone's life today!

Newcross Healthcare is seeking Personal Support Workers to provide personalised care and support to young people living with challenging behaviour in their own homes in central Portsmouth.

Working with Newcross will ensure that you have access to flexible hours, our Perks at Work reward scheme with 30,000 discounts and our innovative Flexi Pay feature.

The Caring Position

As a Personal Care Assistant, you will ensure that our service users with additional care needs receive constant high quality care and support.

Your assistance will be required with personal care tasks, PEG and feeding, medication support, social activities and any additional services needed.

Training opportunities!

Successful candidates will be able to take advantage of a comprehensive range of free training programs designed to develop your skill set and enhance your career.

Topics will include Medication Administration, Basic Life Support, Epilepsy, PEG, Dementia Care and many more.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £15.38 / hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent flexible contract, guaranteeing you a minimum of 20 hours of work every week
  • Rotas organised up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • FREE criminal record check (DBS) and FREE uniform
  • Free client specific training to ensure you have the skills required for this role
  • Ongoing training and development through credits earned
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 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- Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day! (Includes weekends and bank holidays)
  • Person Specification

  • 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 3 years
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross.
  • 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 manage your rota via our homecare app

  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable with many packages of care having agreed mileage payments
  • If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a supporting job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

    Newcross Healthcare Solutions in Chichester is located near Chichester Cathedral and provides the local West Sussex area with flexible permanent healthcare staff to residential, nursing and care homes.

    We've recently introduced video interviewing, as applicants are finding it more relaxing and more enjoyable. Rather than having to travel to an interview, you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home.

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    If you encounter any issues when applying 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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