Care Assistant – Newcross Healthcare – Kilmarnock

Newcross Healthcare

Job description

Join our HealthForce community and make a difference as a Care Assistant (Hospital)

At Newcross Healthcare, we are committed to giving a different level of support to our health and social care workers. As a Care Assistant (Hospital) in the Kilmarnock area, you’ll earn up to £16.85 per hour (inc holiday pay). We offer flexible shift patterns that fit around your life in a wide range of settings.

Here’s how we give our HCAs a different level of support

  • Choose your shifts and make flexible working easy with our HealthForceGo app
  • Enjoy immediate access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts with FlexiPay
  • Get excellent hourly rates – we are an accredited Living Wage Employer
  • Receive up to £500 when you refer a new nurse or carer with our exciting referral programme, Introduce a Friend
  • Unlimited free training opportunities and access to Newcross World, our app-based learning platform, so you can grow your career as a caregiver
  • Exclusive access to MyHealthPlan for in-app virtual GP appointments as well as healthcare and mental health support
  • Get access to Perks at Work for over 30,000 deals and discounts on your favourite brands
  • Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join
  • As a Care Assistant (Hospital), you’ll have

  • 3-months of UK caregiving experience from within the past 3-years
  • Good equipment knowledge
  • Moving and handling experience
  • Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility and professionalism
  • The right to work in the UK
  • This position requires applicants to be registered with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
  • You’ll be providing care to service users across various NHS hospital settings
  • Experience in moving and handling and personal care
  • Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

    At Newcross Healthcare, we are committed to making your life easier and work more efficient, supporting you to do what you do best. We aim to match the right healthcare assistant to the right client, so we can provide the right level of care wherever it is needed while meeting the needs of our dedicated employees. All you have to do is set your availability on our handy HealthForceGo app. So, whether you are a busy parent or guardian, focused on your studies or want more flexibility to choose your own hours, we are here to give you that extra bit of support.

    Apply today and make a real difference as a Care Assistant (Hospital)!

    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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