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Elderly Care Assistant / Support Worker Job in Glastonbury

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Elderly Care Assistant / Support Worker Job in Glastonbury

We are looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Care Assistants / Support Workers who are committed to delivering high quality care to our clients in the Glastonbury and Street areas.

You should have at least 3 months' experience in a similar role within a care environment, be committed to quality of care, promoting client independence and improving well-being.

About the Role:

It's essential you are as confident delivering personal care and administering medication as you are enabling an individual to undertake the activities in life they desire. You should have a mindful approach of protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence at all times. 

You will be working with elderly clients living in extra care settings (similar to a supported living setting). Due to the location of our clients, your own transport is essential.

We can offer you:

  • Salary up to £13.07/hr, paid weekly
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

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 care environment 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
  • Medication administration certificate
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable.

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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