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PEG Care Assistant Job in Taunton (Complex Care)

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PEG Care Assistant Job in Taunton (Complex Care)

We are seeking experienced Care Assistants to join our complex care team in Taunton, providing support to an adult client in their own home.

Be welcomed to our team with a free uniform and free DBS check!

About the Client:

Our client is wheelchair dependent and has a long term health condition, so daily tasks could include medication administration, PEG care and feeding, mobilisation, pressure management as well as personal hygiene, enabling our client to take part in their favourite activities.

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. 

Newcross Healthcare specialises in providing the highest quality person-centred care to clients with complex health needs in their own homes and therefore, 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.

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


  • Up to £11.77/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed, flexible hours that suit you
  • Weekly pay - delivered accurately and on time
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Free ongoing training and development with experienced nurses through our work credits scheme
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Local line manager and branch support team
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year

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 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
  • Medication administration certificate highly desirable
  • Drivers preferred

  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months


Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

If you cannot apply online, please callApply Now >>. 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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