Support Worker
Newcross Healthcare Solutions
Woking
1d ago

Do you have a passion for care? Are you looking to enhance your career? Newcross Healthcare are seeking dedicated s to provide care to either children and young adults with learning disabilities / challenging behaviour or individuals with mental health conditions in Woking, Camberley, Walton-

On-Thames, Chertsey, Weybridge and the surrounding area. Take advantage of our flexible work rotas, free uniform and DBS check, ongoing training programmes and earn up to £14.20 / hr.

As a Support Worker, you have the power to change someone's life

Newcross Healthcare are seeking experienced Support Workers to provide the highest quality of care and support to children and young adults who have learning disabilities and challenging behaviour or individuals with mental health conditions in Woking, Camberley, Walton-

On-Thames, Chertsey, Weybridge and surrounding areas of Surrey, operating through our friendly Woking branch.

At Newcross, we're flexible. You can choose to work full or part time hours, to fit around your schedule. We don't believe in 'zero hours.

Our staff have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, providing security of a steady income alongside the flexibility to manage their work-life balance.

Further still, we've launched a unique flexible pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', which allows healthcare staff to access 'same day pay' via our innovative app HealthForceGo®

What to expect

Your responsibilities will include; assisting with person-centred day-to-day tasks, helping with social activities, aiding with clinical needs and assisting with any other additional services that will enable our service users to live their daily lives as independently as possible.

It is essential that you are confident in your ability to work in a calm and compassionate manner with our service users living with physical or learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and / or autism.

Skills & Opportunities

The successful candidate will have the chance to improve their skill set with a range of free training programmes, earned through credits as you work.

These include Basic Life Support, BSL or Makaton, Medication Administration, Dementia Care and more.

With Newcross you could also have the opportunity to study towards a range of National vocational qualifications NVQ / SVQ.

What will you benefit from?

  • Salary of up to £14.20 / 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 free through credits earned as you work
  • 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- 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!
  • 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 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.

    Apply today and tell us why you'd be perfect for the role!

    Your local Team

    Your local team is located in Woking, based at 28 Commercial Way, just down the road from Woking train station. We are also easily reachable by car and bus.

    The town is notable for the Sandpits at Horsell Common as the landing site for author H.G. Wells' 'The War of the World's' Martians -

    Just watch out for the Woking Martian in town centre.

    Click the Apply Now button to begin your application

    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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