Nights Care Assistant

Lakeview, Leigh

Health Care Assistant - Nights

Position: Health Care Assistant

Care home: Lakeview

Location: Leigh, Wigan, WN7 5ET
Contract type: Part time + Full time hours available 
Rate: £10.42
Care home CQC rating: Good

Are you a caring, compassionate and cheerful person with lots to give? Join us as our new Health Care Assistant at Lakeview care home in Wigan.

As a Health Care Assistant, you’ll support adults living with complex care needs to live their best lives.

This role will give you a tremendous sense of achievement and pride – you’ll be making a real difference each and every day.

And, you can be proud to work for one of the country’s leading providers. The number of our homes rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ far exceeds the national average.

About Exemplar Health Care 

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

We support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia, neuro-disabilities including Huntington’s disease, and physical disabilities.

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.

About the role

Our Health Care Assistants support people to live their best lives, whatever that looks like to them. 

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • supporting people with their personal care
  • assisting people at meal times
  • understanding individual health and wellbeing needs
  • encouraging and supporting people to take part in social activities, both in and out of the home
  • promoting choice, dignity, independence and respect
  • completing and maintaining care records.

We have higher-than-average staffing levels when compared to other care providers. There are usually up to six colleagues on each unit that supports around ten people, giving you more time to spend with the people you support.

Download our job description to read more: 

https://brochures.exemplarhc.com/view/1029766837/

About you
We value relevant experience and qualifications, but they aren’t essential for this role.

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our Exemplar Health Care values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’re also…

  • caring, kind, understanding and calm
  • able to deal with, and defuse, challenging situations
  • energetic and outgoing, with a positive, can-do attitude
  • a great listener and communicator.

You’ll put people at the heart of everything you do. 

If you haven’t worked in the care sector before, we’ll help you feel right at home from the start with our induction, buddy and ongoing training programmes. 

What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • regular supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • access to wages before payday with fastP.A.Y.E
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.

 

How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’. 

For an informal chat about joining us, call us on 01977 630830 or email pod6@exemplarhc.com. 

Please note, applicants must be authorized to work in the UK. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time. 

 

Colleagues

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.

Discount

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.

EAP

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension

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

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.

RCNi

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.