Associate Carer

Otterburn, Birmingham

Associate Carer 

Contracts Available – Temp, Perm, Bank
Hours Available - 24, 36, 42, 48
Shifts: 12-hour shifts, Days and Nights Available

Salary - for all new joiners the rate of £8.72 applies from the next pay reference period of the 13th April, if you join us before this date you would be paid £8.21 up until the 13th April.

Exemplar Health Care is recruiting for temporary, bank and permanent Associate Carers, with immediate starts, On-the-job training to progress, with a full career in health care if you choose to do so.

Health and Social care workers are now classed as "key workers" so this role will allow your children a place in school or nursery to help with your childcare whilst at work.

Due to the current situation, we are working to ensure our homes continue to run at optimum staffing levels possible. We want to speak with individuals who have a caring nature and want to make a difference and make every day better for those who need it. 
We are looking forward to hearing from you if you are looking for temporary work or looking for extra hours/work during this challenging time, we are also in search for those looking for bank or contracts that are more permanent.

About you: 
Our Associate Carers provide warmth, enthusiasm, and compassion when providing care to our service users. If you have experience working in the hospitality industry, you are likely to have great people skills – which is exactly what we are looking for.
Are you someone who enjoys helping others and have considered working in social care and joining our growing team of care colleagues helping us deliver the continuity of care needed for some of the most vulnerable people in our communities?


  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Online recruitment.
  • Training provided.
  • Buddying an experienced colleague.
  • Health and safety and infection control training.
  • Quick starts with expedited vetting checks and inductions.
  • Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee Assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per referral

Key duties:

  • Provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care
  • Provide personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and on occasion, assisting with meal times
  • Promote independence, dignity, respect, and choice across service users
  • Support social and recreational activities; both in and out the home individually, or as part of a group
  • Maintain care records; recording observations, activities, and assessments

About the Home 

As with all Exemplar's homes, Otterburn has a firm open door policy. We encourage friends and family to visit at any time and play an active role in the service users life - we want to make sure our service users have the best possible quality of life.

Service user forums are held every eight weeks, allowing everyone to share their views on activities and put forward any ideas for the future. Social activities are part of a healthy and balanced life, our services users participate in many group and individual activities dependent on their personal interests.

Exemplar Values: 
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

Additional Information 
Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care and that means care for our colleagues as well as the people in our community homes, we are taking every possible steps to minimise the risk of Coronavirus (Covid-19) across our homes.

We’ve implemented a number of precautionary measures, and are closely monitoring the Government’s guidelines and advice, to ensure your safety should you start working at Exemplar Health Care.

If you are interested in being part of the Exemplar Family and making a difference, apply now or you can call our friendly recruitment team on 01977 630830 for an informal chat about our opportunities.

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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.

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