Care Assistant

Pathways, Sutton in Ashfield

 Care Assistant

Pathways, Sutton in Ashfield


Position: Learning Disability Care Assistant
Care home: Pathways learning disability service
Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield (NG17 4BR)
Contract type: Permanent - full time hours available
Shifts available: Day and night shifts available
Rate: £10.92 per hour
CQC rating: Good


We’re looking for caring, fun and compassionate people to join the Pathways team as Learning Disability Care Assistants.

At Pathways, you’ll support adults living with a learning disability and/or autism spectrum disorder, who have complex and high acuity needs, to live their best lives.

This is an extremely rewarding role which offers stable and secure employment, with lots of opportunities to learn and develop, and great rewards and benefits.

About the role

Your role will involve supporting people with all aspects of their day-to-day living. No two days are the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • supporting people with their personal care such as getting washed, having a shower and getting dressed
  • assisting people at meal times
  • supporting people with their health and wellbeing needs
  • encouraging people to take part in social activities, both inside and outside the home
  • supporting people who may display behaviours which challenge
  • supporting people with additional communication needs
  • promoting choice, dignity, independence and respect.
  • filling in assessments and care records.

Download our job description to read more:

About you

First and foremost, we’re looking for people who match our values of fun, integrity, responsive, success and teamwork.

Whilst experience and/or a relevant qualification or training, such as a diploma or NVQ, is desirable, you don’t need to have a qualification to be a Care Assistant with us. We provide full training and support.

To apply for this role, you should:

  • be caring, compassionate and kind
  • have a positive can-do attitude
  • have an energetic and outgoing personality
  • be a great communicator.

Rewards and benefits

We offer great rewards and benefits for our Care Assistants including:

  • paid DBS check
  • lifestyle and retail discounts
  • 24/7 counselling support line
  • access wages early via fastP.A.Y.E
  • Company Shop membership.

Apply now

If you’re looking for a rewarding career with excellent training, great career development opportunities and outstanding job satisfaction, please read our job description and click ‘apply’.


Colleague stories

“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

Read our stories

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%.

DBS check

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.