Senior Care Assistant – Newcross Healthcare – Blackpool

Newcross Healthcare

Job description

Make a difference as a Senior Care Assistant at Newcross Healthcare, where we give YOU a different level of support

We are looking for a dedicated Senior Care Assistant to join our HealthForce community in the Blackpool area. Enjoy flexible shift patterns in various settings and earn up to £16.49 per hour (inc holiday pay). We are proud to be an accredited Living Wage Employer.

In joining our HealthForce community, you’ll benefit from

Same-day-pay with FlexiPay: instantly access up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts, even on weekends and bank holidays

£500 when you Introduce a Friend : receive up to £500 when you refer a new nurse or carer

Flexible shifts in the palm of your hand: choose full-time, part-time, day and night shifts at the tap of a finger with our HealthForceGo app

Well-being support: receive personalised healthcare and mental health support from the comfort of your own home with MyHealthPlan

Free training : grow your career as a healthcare worker with our app-based learning platform, home to over 400 free courses

Perks at Work : over 30,000 exclusive deals and discounts for your favourite brands across 20 categories, including groceries, fashion, electronics and more

Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join

We’re looking for a Senior Care Assistant with

The desire to make a positive difference in people’s health and well-being every day. You’ll be a confident healthcare assistant with excellent teamwork skills and the ability to deliver care with patience, compassion and enthusiasm.

3-months UK care experience from within the past 3-years

Moving and handling and personal care experience

Good equipment knowledge

The right to work in the UK

Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

At Newcross Healthcare, we’re embracing change and creating a joined-up approach to healthcare. We are using the latest technology to provide care that’s more human, better tailored to the individual and available everywhere. Newcross offers flexible work that fits around your life, combined with enhanced learning and development opportunities so that you can achieve the very best as a caregiver.

Join us to make a real difference today!

At Newcross Healthcare, we reward our employees for the excellent standard of care they deliver through offering a range of great benefits. From excellent training opportunities to discounts on products from popular brands, our benefits for nurses and carers offer something for everyone.

Same day pay

Our innovative technology enables all healthcare staff to instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of any completed shift. This means that you can access money when you need to rather than having to wait until payday.

Introduce a Friend

We’re always looking to recruit fantastic healthcare workers like you, which is why we have an scheme in place where you can earn up to £500 for every friend or family member you refer. Simply send an invite and your referral number to nurses and carers that you know and you’ll start earning when they complete a shift!

Training and Newcross World

The professional development of our employees is very important, and you can take your training into your own hands with our app. The UK’s first training app for healthcare workers, Newcross World can be used on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, and you could increase your work opportunities by up to 50% through completing relevant training units.

Another benefit for nurses and carers is the ability to access , enabling you to specialise in new areas. We also offer healthcare apprenticeships to help you to unlock new skills, care settings, and career prospects, and we currently support over 250 apprentices!

Health and wellbeing

We truly care about the health and wellbeing of our dedicated healthcare community, and ensures our nurses and carers have easy access to the support and appointments they need. This includes being able to access virtual GP appointments and mental health support from the comfort of your own home.

Flexible hours

At Newcross, we know how important work/life balance is to our nurses and carers, which is why you can use the to share your availability with us. Following this, we’ll auto-assign you to the most suitable shifts for your skillset, experience, and career aspirations, and you’re able to work as little or as much as you like to fit around your existing commitments.

Fixed hours for home carers

Our complex care teams benefit from a fixed rota of shifts to take advantage of being able to plan their lives well in advance. This means that you’ll always know when you’re working and can create a suitable work/life balance for you.

Free security checks

Become a member of the Newcross Healthcare community with no start-up costs, as all staff receive a free DBS/PVG check.

No zero-hour contracts

We don’t offer zero-hour contracts. Instead, we offer minimum contracted hours and, if a shift is cancelled, we will work to place you elsewhere.

Discounts on your favourite brands

Make big savings with Perks at Work, a platform offering over 30,000 discounts on products from a range of major high street and online retailers. Whether you’re a nurse, healthcare assistant, support worker, or work across any of our other positions, you’ll have access to a variety of amazing discounts, including everything from food shopping to electronics.

Uniform and welcome box

We provide a uniform and your ID badge and send it straight to your door with a pack that will welcome you into the Newcross community. Once you’ve received your welcome box, why not take part in our ?

Additional benefits for nurses

​In partnership with RCNi, our nurses have access to the RCNi portfolio for support with the revalidation process, and the Decision Support Tool to assist with evidence-based decisions when assessing and treating patients. for nurses when renewing your registration with the NMC.

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