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Adult's Homecare Assistant Job - Isle of Wight

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Adult's Homecare Assistant Job on the Isle of Wight

We are seeking an experienced Homecare Assistant to join our complex care team on the Isle of Wight, working in various locations across the island. Take advantage of our flexible rotas, with both day and night shifts available!

You will form an integral part of the Newcross Care at Home team in this varied and rewarding role, delivering person-centred care in accordance with personalised care plans that enrich lives.

Our ideal team member will have experience in a combination of any of these areas:

  • Tracheostomy Care (highly desirable)
  • PEG 
  • Personal Care
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Medication Administration

Within your role you will be responsible for assisting with key health provision functions, including administering medication, pain relief and various domestic and healthcare tasks to assist the service users with day to day living.

Our person centred service is designed to enable the service users to interact with their families and also the local community, enabling them to maximise their independence and live fulfilling lives.

You will have access to comprehensive training and 24 hour support, and in order to ensure that you always have enough work you will be employed on a permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours.

Due to the nature of this role, access to your own transport is essential.

The benefits of joining the Newcross Complex Care Team:

  • £9.70/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours that suit you
  • Free DBS check upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Free ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • One to one relationship with a local service manager
  • 24/7 service from dedicated Central Support team

Upon joining, you’ll receive a full in-house induction as well as an introduction to the client you will be supporting, their needs and care plan. You’ll receive any training necessary to top up your skills, including a shadow shift if required.

To apply for this role, you must have the following:

  • The ability to prove your right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a complex 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
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care desirable
  • Medication administration certificate highly preferable
  • Up-to-date moving and handling training

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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