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Care Assistant - HCA posted by Newcross Healthcare

Full Time
Southampton
£13.54 - £13.54 / hour
2 Applications

Job Description

Newcross Healthcare is looking for experienced Care Assistants to uphold the Newcross philosophies of care in the local Southampton area, supporting clients in their day-to-day lives.

We have vacancies available today particularly in Central Southampton!

Ideally we are seeking car drivers for this position.



The Position:

This is a permanent job with the flexibility to work short or long day shifts, nights or weekends or a combination of these. You can vary your rota to accommodate family commitments or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it’s your choice.

It's essential you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Healthcare Assistants based in

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 enabling clients to participate in their favourite activities.



Newcross Perks:


  • Salary of up to £13.54/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • 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, open 365 days a year
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • One-to-one relationship with a local service manager and team


Why Should You Apply?

Treating our staff well is at the centre of what we do. At Newcross we hire permanent staff, and with over 200 training courses on offer, we help them develop. It is important for us to provide stability to our people, we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving them the security of a steady income.



The Local Branch:

Our Southampton branch is based at 1-3 The Avenue in the city centre, near the hospital.  The Southampton branch was relocated to these larger premises in 2014 due to expansion of our services and a growing need for the provision homecare packages in the Hampshire area.



You will need:


  • 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, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course


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 [Click here to apply]. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

Reference Number

SOU-HCA-South-Sept17

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