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Children's Homecare Assistant Job - Totton

As a Children's Home Care Assistant, you will provide essential care and support to children in their own homes, who live with a range of complex healthcare needs. It is essential that you have worked in similar environments previously and are able to work well under pressure.

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 applicant will have experience in one or more of these areas, although we can provide full training and client specific introductions for more complex packages of care:


  • Tracheostomy
  • Ventilator
  • PEG
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Learning Disability
  • Challenging Behaviour

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 children 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 and school, enabling them to maximise their independence and live fulfilling lives. This care will be delivered at key times of day and can involve short calls with different children, or all day visits with the same child.

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 vehicle and willingness to travel is essential.

Benefits of being a part of the Newcross Complex Care team:


  • Salary of up to £12.89/hr, paid weekly
  • Agreed mileage and travel expenses for most clients
  • Free uniform and criminal record (DBS) check
  • Free ongoing training and uniform earned as you work
  • Your own online account area to enter availability, download timesheets and receive payslips
  • One-to-one relationship with a dedicated service manager
  • 24 hours contact through a dedicated central support team
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

To apply for this job you will need the following:


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a similar role in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care 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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