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Home Care Assistant Jobs in Taunton & Surrounding Local Areas

We are seeking experienced Care Assistants to join our friendly Complex Care team in Taunton and the surrounding areas, working day, night or weekend shifts or any combination of these - its your choice.

We specialise in providing the highest quality person-centred care to adults and children with complex health needs in their own homes, thus we are looking for dedicated, experienced and empathetic individuals. 

The Caring Role:

You will play an essential role in supporting this care through your kind and compassionate approach that protects the dignity of the client and is in-line with their personalised care plan. 

Through your promotion of independence, you will enable our clients to participate in their favourite activities and live fulfilling lives.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced carer, with the drive to expand their knowledge base to deliver first class complex care to clients. You will have experience in one of the following areas: learning disabilities, tracheostomies, suctioning, stomas, ventilators and/or challenging behaviours, however any previous experience in a complex care role could be accepted.

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.

Why join 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.

In order to be considered 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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