Care Assistant

Yarningdale, Ripley

Position: Health Care Assistant
Care home: Yarningdale
Location: Codnor, Ripley (DE5 9SG)
Contract type: Full time and part time hours available
Shifts available: Day and night shifts available
Rate: £11.42
CQC rating: Good

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

At Yarningdale, you’ll support adults living with complex mental and physical health 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.

Yarningdale is part of Exemplar Health Care, a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex needs.

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
  • promoting choice, dignity, independence and respect.
  • filling in 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 and kind
  • have a calm nature and be able to deal with and defuse challenging situations
  • 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 colleagues including:

  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • access to wages early via fastP.A.Y.E
  • excellent career development and progression
  • 24/7 counselling and support.

How to Apply:

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

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About Yarningdale

Yarningdale is a specialist care home in Condor, Ripley that supports 20 adults living with complex mental and physical health needs.

The home has two ten-bed units, Robin and Wren, which gives it a homely and welcoming feel. You’ll usually work on one of our units so you can get to know the people you support and develop the clinical skills to support their complex needs.

We’re proud to be the only complex care home in Derbyshire, bringing this much needed service for local people.

About Yarningdale

Meet our colleagues

Phil works as a Health Care Assistant at our Dearnevale care home . This is his first care job following a 14 year career in the Royal Air Force. Despite not having any experience in care, the induction, support and training prepared him well for the role. Phil loves how rewarding it is to help people in a career in care.

Why work with us

About Exemplar Health Care

Exemplar Health Care is a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs.

Our mission is to make ‘every day better’ for the people we support and our colleagues. 

We’re proud of the culture that we’ve created at Exemplar Health Care, which is underpinned by our vision, mission and values.

About us

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Learning and career development

Our sector-leading learning and development opportunities give you the skills and support to excel in your role and take your career to the next level.

  • Welcome induction and role specific induction
  • Care Certificate for new care colleagues
  • Exemplar Positive Behaviour Support (EPBS) training
  • Role specific apprenticeships, diplomas and qualifications
  • ABC of Caring programme for Health Care Assistants
  • Leadership and management development programmes

Career development

Rewards and benefits

Our care homes live and breathe because of the incredible colleagues who work in them.

Our rewards and benefits are just some of the ways we like to say thank you.

  • Paid DBS check
  • Lifestyle and retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access wages early via fastP.A.Y.E
  • Company Shop membership
  • Paid NMC membership for Registered Nurses

Rewards and benefits

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Exemplar Health Care's values

Our values

Our values underpin everything that we do and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our people.

We look for these values in everyone who works with us.

  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork

Our values