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Senior Healthcare Assistant Job in Darlington

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Senior Healthcare Assistant Job in Darlington

We have several flexible vacancies for experienced Senior Healthcare Assistants to work full or part time hours in the Darlington area. 

You will need to hold an NVQ3 / SVQ3 in Health and Social Care for this role, with medication certificate essential.

About the Role:

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.

We offer care to clients in a variety of environments including 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 in a Senior Healthcare Assistant job, we can offer you:


  • Salary of up to £12.26/hr, paid weekly including holiday pay
  • Permanent, flexible hours contract
  • 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
  • Local line manager branch
  • Recommend a Friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral

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

To be considered for this job you will need the following:


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • 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
  • NVQ3 / SVQ3 in Health and Social Care with medication administration certificate essential.
  • A full clean driving licence with access to own vehicle preferable

  • 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


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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