Care Assistant
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Tyne and Wear
26d ago

Do you want to develop your skill set? Newcross Healthcare is seeking dedicated s to provide outstanding care and support to our service users living in Tyne and Wear and the surrounding areas.

Take advantage of a free DBS check, a free uniform, pay rates up to £11.39 per hour and ongoing training programmes.

You can make a positive difference to someone's life

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants to provide outstanding care and support to our service users in Newcastle, Gateshead, Tynemouth, Wallsend, Jarrow, Low Fell, Tyneside, Tyne and Wear and the surrounding areas.

Take advantage of free training programs, the flexibility of choosing the hours that suit you and Flexi Pay, our 'same day pay' app feature.

Our Caring Role

As a Care Assistant, you will be responsible for completing a range of tasks designed to enable our service users to live as independently as possible.

The tasks include providing assistance to our service users with social activities, personal care, clinical requirements and any other additional services needed.

Our Newcastle Team

Your local team is located in Newcastle, based at 156 Sandyford Road near the university in city centre. We cover areas as far north as Ashington and Carlisle in the west.

Newcastle remained a stronghold against invasions from the Scots during the Middle Ages, thanks in part to the 25 foot defensive stone wall which was erected in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries to encircle the town.

Our Benefits

  • Salary of up to £11.39 / hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Ongoing training and development available through credits earned
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance made up of lead nurses
  • 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 can decide when you want to be paid. Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!
  • Our 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
  • 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.

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    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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