Senior Health Care Assistant
Tyne Grange, Newcastle upon Tyne
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
If this role sounds like a good match for you, please apply on our Exemplar HC website. If you have any specific questions please call us for an informal chat on 01977630830. Please note we only accept applications from U.K based applicants
“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”
Nurse – Exemplar Health Care
Rewarding your dedication
Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.
Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.
Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.
Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.
Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.
Referral bonus - if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.
Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.