Care Assistant / Support Worker
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Newport
8d ago

Newcross Healthcare is seeking professional Care Assistants & Support Workers who are already registered with Social Care Wales to work with children and young adults in a children and young person's residential home around Newport and the South Wales area.

Benefit from our flexible work rotas, ongoing training programmes, free uniform and DBS and earn up to £13.56 / hr.

Professional care will change someone's life

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Care Assistants & Support Workers that are already registered with Social Care Wales to work in a residential home setting with children and young adults in Newport and the surrounding areas.

Working with us will give you exclusive access to Flexi Pay, our 'same day pay' app feature, the flexibility of choosing the hours that suit you and a comprehensive range of free training programmes.

The Caring Role

You will be responsible for a range of tasks designed to help children and young people to live as independently as possible.

The tasks will include assisting service users with clinical requirements, personal care, social activities any other services needed.

The Supporting Role

You will be responsible for providing assistance to children and young people with a range of tasks that will enable them to live as independently as possible.

The tasks will include daily tasks, clinical requirements, social activities and any other services needed.

Additional Information

You will be responsible for safeguarding and promoting the rights and well-being of children and young people to ensure that children and young people develop their full potential, in a residential home setting.

Utilising human behaviour, child development and social systems skills you will intervene and care for children who require care away from their families for short or longer periods in their lives.

Skills & Opportunities

Take advantage of a wide range of free training programmes. These can be earned through credits as you work and will include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and many more.

You could also work towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ / SVQ.

Benefits

  • Salary of up to £13.56 / 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 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 Cardiff Team

    Located in the capital city of Wales, Newcross Healthcare's Cardiff centre provides registered nurses, experienced care assistants and support workers to the South Wales region including Newport and Bridgend.

    About ten percent of the people in Cardiff speak Welsh.

    Based at Park Place, the centre is just a short walk from the nearby Cardiff University and Cardiff Queen Street train station.

    What do you need for this role?

  • 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 isdesirable
  • You must be registered with Social Care Wales to practise in a residential home for children and young people in Wales (mandatory registration introduced 1 March 2008).

    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.

    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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