Support Worker

Yarningdale, Ripley

Exemplar Health Care Support Worker is a role that is incredibly rewarding, and many colleagues form long-lasting and life-enriching connections with the people they support.

Our Support Workers provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care that can include all aspects of day-to-day activities, personal care and companionship.

This is a career where you’ll do everything you can to help people with their daily lives, whilst promoting their independence, maintaining care records and supporting their personal growth. Along with your colleagues, you’ll strive to make every day better for residents and their families.

If you apply to become a Support Worker, you could start working with us in as little as 3 weeks! If your application is successful, you’ll receive a hands-on induction in one of our care homes and buddy up with an experienced colleague whilst you learn the ropes. There are also lots of opportunities to do training and progress with Exemplar Health Care.
Previous care experience within a repeatable health care provider and NVQ qualifications in Health and Social Care are beneficial but not essential.
  • Support Worker/care assistant - £500 welcome bonus!*
  • Yarningdale Nursing Home, Ripley: DE5 9SG
  • Hours: 24, 36, 42, 48
  • Shifts: 12-hour shifts (7-7) with the flexibility needed for days and nights 
About the Home
Located in Codnor, Yarningdale is a specialist nursing home with two units called Wren and Robin, each with ten bedrooms. Yarningdale provides care for adults with complex needs including neuro-disabilities, brain injury, stroke, mental ill-health and dementia.
  • 15 miles away from Mansfield
  • 12 miles away from Derby
  • 12 miles from Nottingham
Support Worker Key duties:
  • Provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care
  • Provide personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and on occasion, assisting with meal times
  • Promote independence, dignity, respect and choice across service users
  • Support social and recreational activities; both in and out the home individually, or as part of a group
  • Maintain care records; recording observations, activities and assessments
  • On occasion, welcome and train new members of your care team
Support Worker Benefits:
  • £500 welcome bonus*
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications or the Trainee Nurse Associate programme.
  • 5.6 weeks holiday.
  • Exemplar MyFirst Rewards - retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program - 24 hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Comprehensive 2 day induction program.
  • Refer a friend scheme - up to £1500 per referral*
Exemplar Values:
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:
  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork
*Terms apply, £500 paid after passing your probationary period. Apply before the 30th September. 

Our colleagues tell us that their team feels like family, and we think that’s the highest compliment they can give us. Working closely together, with the time and space to provide exceptional care for small groups of people, you’ll be fully supported by everyone you work with.
So if you’re looking to start your career in care and really make a difference, then this role is for you click apply now.
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*Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

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