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Care Assistant in Cheltenham - 1-1 client with dementia

Job Description

We are seeking experienced Care Assistants to join our Gloucester team, primarily working in 1-1 care with a client living in a nursing home setting in Cheltenham.

A day and evening shifts are required - 09:00-15:00, 15:00-21:00. Our client is an adult male who has dementia and can display challenging behaviour. The location is accessible by public transport, so own transport not essential.

You will be fully supported by the team at the nursing home for tasks including moving and handling and personal care, but you will primarily be supporting our client in their daily life.

The Care Assistant Job Role

Newcross relies on the commitment and dedication of our employees to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we care for. We take pride in the quality of our care, so we’re looking for experienced care assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.

Working in this care assistant job, we can offer you:

  • Salary of up to £13.07/hr, paid weekly
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per succesful referral
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year

In order to be considered for this care assistant job you will need the following:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home 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 highly preferable

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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