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Weekend Care Assistants Jobs - Plymouth

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Weekend Care Assistants Jobs - Plymouth

As a Newcross Care Assistant with our Plymouth team, you will take pride in giving the best possible quality of care to clients in a nursing or residential home setting in the local area.

We have both day and night shifts available, with hours also available during the week to top up any hours you may want.

The Care Assistant Job Role:

You will play an essential part in supporting the wellbeing 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.

This is a flexible role with weekend day and night shifts available and means you could be working for more than one home in the local area. You should be willing to travel and due to the location of some clients, access to your own vehicle is desirable.

Benefits of being a Newcross Care Assistant:


  • Salary of up to £13.53/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay
  • Criminal Record Check (DBS) cost refunded after initial joining period
  • Uniform and training available free through credits earned as you work
  • 24 hour support through dedicated central team, 365 days a year
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings

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 to have:


  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a care or nursing home 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

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


If you have an NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or currently work in a care assistant job, you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

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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