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Healthcare Assistant Job in Barnstaple

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant Job – Barnstaple

We are currently seeking experienced Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) to work in and around the local Barnstaple area through our friendly local branch.

Due to the location of some clients, access to your own car is preferable.

The Job Role:

Newcross Healthcare has been providing excellent quality care staff to nursing homes, hospitals and people in their own homes for nearly 20 years. We pride ourselves on employing only the very best, experienced care staff and ensuring our clients receive the highest quality person-centred care.

You will play an essential part in supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and assisting with activities as required.

Take advantage of our flexible working hours, safe in the knowledge that you have a permanent job with us.

As a Healthcare Assistant with Newcross, we can offer you:

  • Salary of up to £13.27/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • 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 successful in this role, you will need to be a naturally compassionate person with a strong sense of empathy for those individuals in your care.

You will also need the following:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care environment with elderly clients 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
  • Up-to-date moving and handling training
  • 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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