Senior Health Care Assistant
Home: Tyne Grange
Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 8RR
Hours: 2 positions available: 1 x 40 hours per week nights, 1 x 40 hours per week days
Shifts: 12-hour shifts,
Hourly rate: £10.06 per hour
CQC Rating: Outstanding
About Tyne Grange:
Tyne Grange supports 20 younger adults living with complex mental health needs and neuro-disabilities, we pride ourselves for doing so without ever using agency staff since we opened, this means you will be supported by a strong and reliable team.
The home has two small units, Tyne Grange is not your average care home – you will be supporting younger adults to live their life to the fullest; including daily trips and outings to community settings and leisure activities.
Tyne Grange opened in 2020 and following there first inspection in May 2022 has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has an average rating of 5 out of 5 on carehome.co.uk.
About the role
As a senior health care assistant you will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care to our service users. You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last by working pro-activity to meet the needs of our service users.
You will also be a team player, demonstrating outstanding communication skills and will be able to demonstrate effective team work. You will lead, demonstrating outstanding professional practice whilst coaching other in your team. You will promote the core values of care, maintaining independence and dignity while assisting with personal care, ensuring the physical and emotional needs of our service users are met.
Promote independence, dignity, respect and choice across service users
Support your care team in carrying out their roles; from assisting with medication and personal hygiene, to supporting organised outings
Maintain care records; recording observations, activities and assessments
Liaise with nurses, GPs and social workers to ensure service users are receiving the medical support required
Review the care and support delivered in a daily basis
Welcome and train new members of your care team
Previous care experience within a reputable health care provider and NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care would be advantageous.
Career development at Exemplar Health
We’re committed to investing in our colleagues. The following programmes are available as and when you need them, blending elearning with more traditional programmes.
• Two day induction for new team members
• MAST training to refresh core competencies
• Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships
• Specialist clinical skills development
Exemplar Health Care is embracing a new and exciting role for care colleagues to develop into a nurse support role with a Trainee Nurse Associate programme.
Rewarding your dedication
The reputation we’ve earned is all thanks to the talented and passionate people at the heart of Exemplar Health Care. And we’re always looking for new ways to say ‘thank you’ for the dedication, care and compassion that our teams show every single day. Here are just some of the benefits:
• Paid DBS
• 5.6 weeks holiday
• Continuous professional development
• My FIRST Rewards – with access to lifestyle and retail discounts, an award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service, and an online Wellbeing Centre
Exemplar Health Care’s FIRST values:
Our values underpin everything that we do, and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues. We look for these values in everyone who works with Exemplar Health Care.
Find out more and apply now
For further details on the role please read the ‘Job description’ or call the Recruitment team on 01977 630 830 for an informal chat
When you’re ready to apply for the role, click on ‘Apply for this job’ to complete your application.