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Senior Care Assistant - Bedford

Job Reference: 00250460
Date Posted: 13 March 2018
Employer: Newcross Healthcare
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: £13.69 Per Hour
Sector: Health Services
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 03 April 2018

Job Description

Newcross Healthcare is looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Senior Healthcare Assistants, who are committed to delivering high-quality care to support our clients in Bedford and the surrounding towns through our local Milton Keynes branch.The PositionDue to the nature of this role, you will need to hold an NVQ3 or equivalent in health and social care, with a medication certificate also essential. You'll have a natural compassionate approach to providing individual care with dignity and professionalism.Ideally we are also seeking car drivers for this position, however we do have vacancies available in areas reachable by public transport.The BenefitsSalary of up to £13.69/hr paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractAgreed mileage payments for most clientsRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referralOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslipsLocal line manager and branch support team24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearWhy Join Us?At Newcross we value great carers. We'll provide you with a permanent contract, a guaranteed minimum hours, plus the flexibility to design your own rota and work shifts that suit your availability. Work full or part time, days or nights, it's entirely your choice!Plus - we'll help you to continue your professional development, offering free access to over 200 training courses - earned through credits as you work.Person SpecificationTo be considered for this care assistant vacancy, you'll need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous professional care experience in the UK and at least 2 referees, one of whom can comment on your clinical ability.You'll also need to hold a NVQ3 or equivalent qualification in Health and Social Care, plus have a valid medication administration certificate.You could be required to travel up to 30 minutes to reach client locations, so access to your own transport is desirable.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.