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Care Assistant posted by Newcross Healthcare

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Full Time
Reading
£12.40 - £12.40 / hour

Job Description

Due to an exciting period of growth we now have job vacancies in the Reading area for Care Assistants to join our team. We are looking for professional, dedicated and enthusiastic professionals who can offer commitment to deliver high quality care to our clients.

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 during term time to accommodate a child's school routine or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it's your choice.



The Position

Through your promotion of independence, you will encourage and support service users in their day-to-day lives, enabling them to live more fulfilling lives. This could include a range of tasks and activities such as personal care, domestic tasks and general activities that allow that individual to live their life in the way they choose.

It is essential that you are able to work in a kind, compassionate and professional manner, putting the service user at the centre of all you do.



Benefits

  • Salary of up to £12.40/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
  • It is essential that you are willing to travel to get to some of the client locations.


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.



Requirements


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Willingness to travel
  • At least 3 months previous paid experience working in a 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
  • Up-to-date moving and handling training
  • NVQ2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care highly preferable

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

REA-CA-Readin-Oct17*

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