Senior Health Care Assistant

Eastlands, Sutton in Ashfield

Position: Senior Health Care Assistant

Care home: Eastlands
Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 4BR 
Contract type: . Full time, 36 -42 hours per week
Rate: £12.50/H
Care home CQC rating: Good

 

If you’re an experienced Health Care Assistant looking to take your next career step, we have the role for you. 

 

Our Senior Health Care Assistants work closely with our Nurse in Charge to lead a small Care Team in delivering high-quality care for the people we support. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference every day. Join us as our new Senior Health Care Assistant at Eastlands care home in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

 

About Exemplar Health Care 

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

 

We support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia and physical disabilities. The home's Robin Unit is exclusively for people who identify as male.

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 Senior Health Care Assistants work closely with the Nurse in Charge and lead our Care Teams in supporting every aspect of our residents’ day-to-day lives.

 

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
  • leading, motivating and supporting a team of care colleagues
  • ensuring that care documentation is completed to a high standard.

 

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/1029889597/ 

 

About you
Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our 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, able to build trust and rapport with people
  • comfortable working on your own initiative – but you know when to escalate
  • a motivating team leader.

To apply for this role, you must have relevant experience, a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social care, plus Maths and English at GCSE Grade C or above (or relevant functional skills qualification). 

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 [POD EMAIL ADDRESS]. 

 

Please note, applicants must be authorised 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

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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.

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.