We are looking for experienced Care Assistants (HCA) to uphold our philosophies and provide first class care to clients with our team working around the Highland areas. 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 to accommodate family commitments or you can work shifts that fit your off-duty rota, it's your choice. If you are a professional, dedicated, enthusiastic individual that can offer commitment to deliver high quality care to our clients, we would like to hear from you. The Position Through your kind and compassionate approach, you will build professional relationships with clients, providing companionship as well as day-to-day care. You will play a vital rolein supporting the well-being and quality of life of each individual in your care. Daily tasks may include assisting with washing and dressing, meal times, personal care and enabling service users to participate in their favourite activities. It's essential you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Healthcare Assistants based in As a naturally compassionate person, you will play an essential part in delivering great quality, person-centred care to every individual you encounter. This means recognising the capabilities of the person, promoting their dignity at all times and seeing them as more than just a care plan. Due to the locations you must drive and with your own means of transport and must be prepared to travel around the Highlands. Newcross Perks * Competitive salary, paid hourly including holiday pay * Permanent contract with guaranteed, flexible hours that suit you * Weekly pay - delivered accurately and on time * Free criminal record check (PVG) upfront * Free uniform upon joining * Agreed mileage expenses for most clients * Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral * Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips * Local line manager and branch support team * 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year * Free ongoing training and development with experienced nurses through our work credits scheme Why Should You Apply? As a nurse or care employee of Newcross, expect job satisfaction that goes beyond other nursing agencies. Our nursing and care assistant jobs come with peace-of-mind as our staff are employed on a permanent basis and with the flexibility to choose your own hours, you can have the work-life balance to suits you. Person Specification You will need to have the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months previous paid care experience in the UK and suitable referee contact details to apply for this vacancy. You will also need a valid certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course, or be willing to book onto a Newcross course. You will need to be SSSC registered or commit to registering when you join us. It is also desirable to have an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care. 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.
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