Care Assistant - Children
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Telford, GB
5d ago

Are you a carer looking for a change?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking compassionate Care Assistants to cover waking night shifts providing care to children living with complex care needs in their own homes within Telford, Bridgnorth and the surrounding areas.

Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay is a HealthForceGo® app feature that allows healthcare staff to instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

The role

As a Care Assistant, you will be caring for children with a variety of different complex care requirements. You will assist them with personal care tasks, feeding and PEG care, posture care, clinical needs, social integration activities and any additional services required.

You will have the option to do the interview via video call! This way you can talk to us from the comfort of your own home without having to travel to an interview.

Why us?

  • Organised rotas set up to 4 weeks in advance to suit your ongoing needs and commitments
  • Minimum hours guarantee of 20 hours of work per week
  • Free dedicated training programs earned through credits as you work
  • Benefit from access to a Virtual GP service for consultations, advice and prescriptions*
  • Mental health support* including phone and face-to-face consultations
  • Provided in collaboration with a Medicash healthcare plan. Eligible after working 180 hours or the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.
  • Exclusives

  • Salary of up to £16.79 / hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay
  • Organised rotas set up to 4 weeks in advance
  • Minimum hours guarantee available
  • Free client specific training earned through credits as you work
  • Online Intranet and Smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Shrewsbury branch

    Newcross Healthcare Shrewsbury is located in Shrewsbury Business Park, near Percy Throwers Garden Centre and Shrewsbury Town Football Ground.

    Role specification

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous care experience
  • Certification in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months
  • Have access to a smartphone, with internet access to manage your rotas
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not mandatory
  • If you have a NVQ2 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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