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Complex Home Care Assistant - Nights posted by Newcross Healthcare

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Full Time
£13.18 - £13.18 / hour
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Job Description

Newcross Healthcare is looking for professional, dedicated and experienced home carers who are committed to delivering high-quality care during night shifts to our Complex Care clients in Plymouth city centre and the local outlying towns.

The Caring Role

Our clients have a variety of complex health care needs including MND, MS, Mental Health disabilities and physical needs such as PEG feeds. As such we require a care team with a variety of skills and experience to provide this essential support.

It would be advantageous that you have worked in similar environments previously and are able to work well under pressure. Our ideal candidates will have gained experience through working with clients with complex health needs and experience with PEG feeding and challenging behaviours is preferred.

You may be required to travel to client locations, so access to public or private transport is essential. Shifts are currently for nights and will be based on a structured weekly working patterns, so you should be willing to work every other weekend.

The Benefits

  • Excellent salary, paid weekly plus night, weekend and bank holiday enhancements
  • Structured rota with holiday pay earned on top of hourly rate
  • Agreed mileage and travel expenses for most clients
  • Free uniform and criminal record (DBS) check
  • Free ongoing training and uniform earned as you work
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Local line manager and branch support based in Plymouth
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings

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.

Person Specification

  • The 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
  • Access to transport and willingness to travel
  • Experience of PEG feeds and challenging behaviours

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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.

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