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Permanent Care Assistant Job in Wellington - Free Uniform & DBS!

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Permanent Care Assistant Job in Wellington 

As a Newcross Care Assistant with our Taunton team, you will take pride in giving the best possible quality of care to clients in a nursing or residential home setting in the local Wellington area of Somerset.

For a limited time, receive a free DBS & uniform upon joining our team!

This is a flexible role and means you could be working for more than one home in the local area on a part time or full time basis, presenting the opportunity to tailor your rota to suit family and other commitments. You should be willing to travel and due to the location of some clients, access to your own vehicle is desirable.

The Care Assistant Job Role:

You will play an essential part in supporting the wellbeing and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and assisting with activities as required.

We offer care to clients in a variety of environments including hospitals, care homes, nursing homes and supported living, so it’s essential you have experience in at least one of these settings. Experience of caring for those with dementia is highly desirable.

Working as a Newcross Care Assistant, we can offer you:


  • Salary of up to £13.27/hr including holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Free uniform and criminal record check (DBS) (limited time only)
  • Ongoing training and development available free through credits earned as you work
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24 hour support through dedicated central team
  • Online Intranet and smartphone app to manage your availability and bookings
  • Opportunities to develop skill sets, with the chance to progress and offer support to complex care clients
  • One-to-one relationship with a local service manager

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to be a naturally compassionate person with a strong sense of empathy for those individuals in your care.

To apply for this role, you will also need to have:


  • The 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
  • Drivers preferred

  • 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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