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Care Assistant - HCA posted by Newcross Healthcare

Full Time
Hedge End
£13.54 - £13.54 / hour

Job Description

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.

Newcross Healthcare are looking for experienced carers to  support clients in their day-to-day lives in the following areas:


  • Hedge End
  • Botley
  • Curdridge

You will be joining the team through our friendly [Click here to apply], so it is essential that you are willing to travel to branch for interview, induction and ongoing training (free through our work credits). It is also essential that you have your own transport due to the location of some clients.



The Position:

Through your kind and compassionate approach, you will build professional relationships with clients, providing companionship as well as day-to-day care. You will play a vital role 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 service users to participate in their favourite activities.

We currently have shifts in a variety of environments, including nursing, care and residential homes, plus learning disability settings, so previous experience in at least one of these is essential.

We take pride in the quality of our care, so we’re looking for experienced Care Assistants with a genuine, caring approach as well as the skills to deliver person-centred care.



Benefits of the Role:


  • Salary of up to £13.54/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • 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
  • 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


Why Should You Apply?

As a nurse or care employee of Newcross, expect job satisfaction that goes beyond other nursing agencies. Our nursing and care assistant jobs come with peace-of-mind as our staff are employed on a permanent basis and with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you. 



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.



Person Specification

You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous paid care experience in the UK and suitable referee contact details to apply for this vacancy. You will also need a valid certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course

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-Hedge-Sept17

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