Role Requirements:

  • Female

Do you have previous experience as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) within the NHS?

Are you looking to make a difference in your local community?

Your experience as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) will be invaluable as a Care Worker.

Applicants must be based in South Manchester, UK.

You will be recruited to a dedicated care team operating in:

  • Baguley (M23)
  • Newall Green (M23)

For this role we are recruiting:

  • 3 x Drivers
  • 2 x Walkers

*If required, males with experience will be considered.

Shift pay rather than pay per call, which means you are paid from the start of your first call to the end of your last call within a shift.
Pay: £12.30 p/hr (drivers), £11.75 p/hr (walkers)

  • Mileage - 45p per mile for drivers / 20p per mile for cyclists
  • Part-time hours available
  • Full-time hours available
  • Bonus schemes*: up to £300 new starter, £300 Refer a Friend, £300 annual bonus. £25 birthday gift voucher.

As a Care Assistant for Be Caring, your working hours will be aligned to our shift patterns, which includes early starts, late evenings and weekend working:

  • Early shift: 7:00am - 2:00pm
  • Late shift: 3:00pm - 10:00pm

As a Care Assistant for Be Caring we will agree your working pattern, setting a 2-week rota which includes:

  • Alternate full weekends, or every Saturday or every Sunday
  • Evenings as agreed within your working hours

Benefits

  • Fully funded DBS.
  • Paid induction training: 1 week classroom-based (Monday - Friday), 2 days shadowing and additional online modules.
  • Training development: funded Level 2 and other accredited courses.
  • Holiday pay: annual leave accumulates with working hours and length of service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP): 24-hour helpline, advice and guidance for yourself and dependents.
  • Union membership (optional): through our partnership with the GMB.

Job Description

If you have prior experience working as a Health Care Assistant for the NHS, you’ll be the perfect fit for our community-based Care Assistant role.

As a Care Assistant working within Baguley and Newall Green, you will:

  • Provide personal care that protects people's dignity.
  • Promote independence using enabling approaches.
  • Deliver personalised care through individual choice and control.
  • Be a strong and effective communicator, documenting, reporting, and sharing information with the right people at the right time.
  • Support people to meet their outcomes, involving families and professionals.
  • Connect people to their communities accessing local support and services.

Induction Training

We are looking for people with Be Caring values to join our team. Use your valuable skills to make a positive impact on the lives of those in your community. We will provide you with the training you need to be an outstanding Care Assistant. As a Care Assistant for Be Caring, you will be provided with comprehensive induction training on:

  • Be Caring values, going Above & Beyond to meet personal outcomes.
  • Dignity and respect, safeguarding and equality and diversity
  • Confidentiality and professional boundaries.
  • Fluids and nutrition and safe administration of medication.
  • Moving and positioning, basic life support, and pressure sores (React to Red)
  • Infection prevention and control, health and safety.
  • Learning Disabilities (Oliver McGowan Tier 1), mental health and capacity.

Apply today and our friendly recruitment team will be in touch!