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Waking Nights Complex Care Assistant - Penzance

Job Description

Role: Care Assistant job, covering waking night shifts in and around Penzance

Pay - £9.50hr

Shift times – 22:00 -07:00

We are currently looking for several Care Assistants to support a client during waking night shifts in their own home. Our ideal candidate will have experience and confidence in providing support in the following:

  • Monitoring throughout the night (especially when the client wakes)
  • Risk of falls, slowed mobility
  • Support Management
  • Encouragement around the home

These shifts will be ad hoc and we are looking for staff who can be flexible with their availability. You will form an integral part of the Newcross Complex Care team in this varied and rewarding role, delivering person-centred care in accordance with personalised care plans that enrich lives.

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 transport is essential.

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

  • Pay rate of £9.50/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours that suit you
  • Free DBS check upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Free ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • One to one relationship with a local service manager based in Truro
  • 24/7 service from dedicated Central Support team

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
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care
  • Suitable 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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