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Home Care Assistant Job in Frome - Days & Nights

Job Description

We are looking for enthusiastic and genuinely caring individuals to join our Complex Care team working day and night shifts for our clients in the Frome area of Somerset. You should be willing to work weekends / every other weekend within this role, due to our clients requiring full time support.

We provide care for people living with long term conditions such as muscle degeneration, spinal injury and cerebral palsy who need support to stay in their own home. Our person-centred approach means that every client receives a personalised care plan delivered by our team of experienced home carers, healthcare assistants and nurses.

We are looking for an experienced Home Carer or Healthcare Assistant who:

  • Is committed to the caring profession
  • Is reliable and dependable 
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has good record keeping skills
  • Is able to work autonomously 

You will be an integral part of supporting the wellbeing of our client and enabling them to get the most out of their daily life. You will have access to comprehensive training and 24-hour support to ensure you continue to grow and develop your skills. It’s important that you work in a sensitive and professional manner with both our client and their family group.

Our ideal team member will have experience in aspects of complex care such as oxygen therapy, oral suctioning, PEG care, tracheostomy, CPAP, cough assist, ventilation, first aid, lone working, moving and handling, medication administration and personal care.

Benefits of working as a Newcross Home Carer:

  • Up to £12.86/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Flexible hours available to fit family and other commitments (permanent contract)
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) upfront
  • Free uniform upon joining
  • Free ongoing training through credits earned as you work
  • Permanent contract with guaranteed hours
  • Client-specific induction and training
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Local line manager and branch team based in Bristol
  • 24/7 service from dedicated Central Support team.

To apply for this position, you will need to have:

  • The ability to prove your 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

  • 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 callApply Now >>. 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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