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Childrens' Homecare Assistant Job - Isle of Wight

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Childrens' Homecare Assistant Job - Isle of Wight

We are seeking committed Homecare Assistants to join our Complex Care team, working in various locations across the Isle of Wight, with day, night and weekend shifts available.

Newcross Healthcare specialises in providing the highest quality person-centred care to individuals with a range of complex health needs in their own homes. So if you share our values of protecting dignity, promoting well-being and working in a person-centred manner at all times, we can offer you flexible hours that fit around family and other work commitments.

The Homecare Assistant Job Role:

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. A conscientious and dedicated approach to personalised care makes an incredible difference to all service users, which is why we are looking to employ the best people, to develop the best skills.

You must have a compassionate approach and be able to provide life-enhancing care that protects the dignity of the client and is in line with their personalised care plan.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Personal Care
  • PEG Feeding
  • Medication Administration
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Mobilisation (Moving and handling training essential)

You will play a vital role in enabling our clients to participate in educational and social activities, promoting their independence and involvement with the community. You will have access to comprehensive training and a 24 hour support line. For complex clients, i.e those with tracheostomies and/or who require ventilation, full training can be provided.

What can Newcross offer you:

  • Pay rate up to £15.04/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 based on the Isle of Wight
  • 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 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
  • Medication administration certificate 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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