As a caregiver, you have the power to change someone's life Newcross Healthcare are seeking compassionate and experienced Senior Care Assistants to join our local team working in Coventry and the surrounding areas of Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Warwick and Kenilworth.
At Newcross, we're flexible. You can choose to work full or part time hours, to fit around your schedule. We don't believe in 'zero hours.' Our staff have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, providing security of a steady income alongside the flexibility to manage their work-life balance.
Further still, we've launched a unique flexible pay scheme, 'Flexi Pay', which allows healthcare staff to access 'same day pay' via our innovative app HealthForceGo® What to expect Your responsibilities will include; personal care, helping with social activities, aiding with clinical needs and assisting with any other additional services that will enable our service users to live their daily lives as independently as possible.
As a Senior Carer you'll work in a similar way to our Care Assistants (HCA) with some additional responsibilities and the expectation you'll have a deeper level knowledge and the responsibility of a team. You will be a permanent member of staff, responsible for upholding the Newcross standard of care to every individual in your charge. As a successful candidate you will benefit from
Salary of up to £14.09/hr including holiday pay
Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
Agreed mileage payments for most clients
Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
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 and clinical governance
Online Intranet and Smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
Support from a clinical supporting team, line manager, in house office support and a designated field team leader
Flexi Pay- you can decide when you want to be paid. Submit your timesheets by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!
To apply to this role you will need
The 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 in Health and Social Care essential with certificate in medication administration
A certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to book on to a Newcross course
You will need access to a smartphone, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to submit your timesheets via our mobile app
Access to your own vehicle is desirable
If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.
An SVQ3 or equivalent is highly desirable for any of our senior care roles.
Apply today and tell us why you'd be perfect for the role! Your Local Team Our Coventry branch is based in the Cobalt Centre on Middlemarch Business Park near the Airport. We cover a wide range of areas in the West Midlands such as Solihull, Nuneaton, Rugby and Stratford-upon-Avon. Click the Apply Now button to begin your application If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.