Care Assistant

Meadowcroft, Sutton in Ashfield

Position:Care Assistant 
Care home: Meadowcroft 
Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield (NG17 4BR)
Contract type:  Permanent - full time hours available
Shifts available:  Various hours available 
Rate: £10.92 ph 
CQC rating:Good (14-Dec-17) 


We’re looking for caring, fun and compassionate people to join the Meadowcroft team as Care Assistants, also known as Support Workers.

At Meadowcroft, you’ll support adults living with complex mental 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.


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:

  • encouraging and engaging people in learning and developing their daily living skills and independence
  • recognising when people are unwell and providing the appropriate support
  • 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 at all times
  • filling in care records.

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 an interest in and passion for working in mental health
  • be passionate about working with people and providing the best possible care
  • promote equality, diversity and belonging
  • 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, passionate about making people happy
  • be a great communicator.


Rewards and benefits

We offer great rewards and benefits for our Health 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.


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 Meadowcroft

Meadowcroft is a specialist care service that supports 24 adults living with complex mental health conditions and behaviours of concern.

We support people to live their best lives by promoting independence, building life skills and engaging in the local community.

You’ll usually work on one of our small units so you can get to know the people you support and develop the clinical skills to support their complex needs.

About Meadowcroft

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 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