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Care Assistant Job in Gillingham - Free DBS & Uniform

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Care Assistant to join our Canterbury team working in the local Gillingham area of Kent. You will be working regular shifts in local care, nursing and residential homes, and we have a variety of different shift patterns on offer including days, nights and weekends.

For a limited time only, we are also offering a free uniform and DBS check when you join our team.

The Care Assistant Job Role:

Every Newcross Care Assistant makes a difference in the lives of the patients they encounter, through their compassionate and sensitive approach, but also their ability to deliver the highest quality person-centred care.

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.

What Newcross can offer you:

  • Salary of up to £11.30/hr, paid weekly
  • Free training through credits earned as you work
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform (For a limited time!)
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 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
  • Moving and handling training

Access to your own transport is desired but by no means essential.

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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